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2019 Women’s March on Asheville

Saturday, January 12, 2019

YWCA of Asheville is proud to march in the 2019 Women’s March on Asheville on Sunday, January 20th in downtown Asheville. We invite our community to march with us. Please meet at 10:30 am in front of Pack’s Tavern to march together in solidarity with the mission of the Women’s March: “The mission of Women’s March… Continue Reading 2019 Women’s March on Asheville

Fitness Center Open House January 10

Friday, December 21, 2018

For 111 years, our mission of Eliminating Racism and Empowering Women is what makes us #YWCAmissionstrong, and with our recent fitness center upgrades, we are now STRONGER THAN EVER. If you want to be a part of a fitness community that values diversity and dignity, promotes health and nurtures children, and where your membership dollars support… Continue Reading Fitness Center Open House January 10

Diabetes Wellness and Prevention Program Launches January 16

Friday, December 7, 2018

If you have type 2 diabetes or are at-risk, the YWCA of Asheville offers a life-changing journey: our Diabetes Wellness and Prevention Program.  Over the course of 7-1/2 months, participants and facilitators in YWCA’s Diabetes Wellness and Prevention Program explore the  how and why of making healthy choices, develop valuable relationships with health professionals, and establish… Continue Reading Diabetes Wellness and Prevention Program Launches January 16

Amidst Tragedy and Hope, Our Mission Matters More than Ever.

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Within the last month and across the nation, communities have mourned a shocking number of victims of gun violence and hate crimes. From the anti-semitic murders of worshippers at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh: Joyce Feinburg, Richard Godfried, Rose Mallinger, Jerry Robinowitz, Cecil Rosenthal, David Rosenthal, Bernice Simon, Sylvan Simon, Daniel Stein, Melvin… Continue Reading Amidst Tragedy and Hope, Our Mission Matters More than Ever.

YWCA of Asheville Opposes All Six Constitutional Amendments

Friday, October 19, 2018

With early voting underway across the state, YWCA of Asheville adds their organization’s voice to the growing chorus of opposition to all six proposed amendments to the North Carolina Constitution. “We, the CEO and the Board of Directors of the YWCA of Asheville and WNC, stand in opposition to all six amendments. We believe these amendments… Continue Reading YWCA of Asheville Opposes All Six Constitutional Amendments

Community Open Swim

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Every Saturday and Sunday through December 16th, YWCA of Asheville, in partnership with City of Asheville Parks and Recreation, is offering free Community Open Swim to the public. Join us in our solar-heated, indoor pool on Saturdays 1:30-3:30 pm and Sundays 3:00-4:00 pm and bring a friend! You do not need to RSVP or be a member of the… Continue Reading Community Open Swim