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2020 – A Year In Review

Wednesday, December 9, 2020

As we approach the holiday season and reflect on this year of change our gratitude runs deep. We are grateful for you, our donors, our participants, our staff, and our broader community. Your support has made an incredible impact on the way we serve our community, and we know that you are part of the… Continue Reading 2020 – A Year In Review

Joy’s Path to Empowerment – Week Without Violence 2020

Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Week Without Violence is part of a more than twenty-year-old global movement with YWCAs across the country and around the world to end violence against women and girls. In this year’s Week Without Violence, we focused on engaging the community by providing education on lived realities, policies, and local resources. Violence continues to pervade our… Continue Reading Joy’s Path to Empowerment – Week Without Violence 2020

Virtual Angel Giving Tree

Friday, November 13, 2020

This holiday season we are reimaging traditions for a safer,  socially distant world and our Angel Tree is going virtual. This gift tree provides our broader YWCA community a path to join us as we aim to support our program participants and their families with a holiday season full of love and support.  If you… Continue Reading Virtual Angel Giving Tree

Virtual Tour of Providers Panel Discussion: Week Without Violence – 2020

Thursday, October 22, 2020

#WWV20 Nationally, the YWCA is the largest network of domestic and sexual violence services providers in the U.S. Here in Asheville and Buncombe County, this work is spearheaded by a number of wonderful organizations that are supporting survivors of violence. On 10.22 during our 2020 Week Without Violence, we spoke with our local network of… Continue Reading Virtual Tour of Providers Panel Discussion: Week Without Violence – 2020

Get out the Vote – 2020

Monday, October 12, 2020

CLOSING EARLY, GENERAL ELECTION DAY We are closing at noon to get out and vote. Ensuring access to the voting booth, especially for women of color, is an important part of the YWCA of Asheville’s commitment to eliminating racism and empowering women. Our staff is comprised of 40% people of color and 86% women. With… Continue Reading Get out the Vote – 2020

Week Without Violence – 2020

Friday, October 9, 2020

#WWV20 Week Without Violence is part of a global movement with YWCAs across the country and around the world to end violence against women and girls. At YWCA, we know that not all violence is acknowledged or responded to equally and that some victims go unrecognized altogether. That’s why, for more than 20 years, YWCA… Continue Reading Week Without Violence – 2020

YWCA Aquatics Indoor Pool

YWCA Pool Reopens June 17

Friday, June 19, 2020

We are excited to announce the reopening of our pool this Wednesday, June 17 with Lap Swim, Family Swim, and At-Risk Open Swim (for those in the “at-risk” age groups) available. View the modified Pool Schedule here. Reservations are required for these Aquatic swim times and programs. Please read the policy and requirements below carefully… Continue Reading YWCA Pool Reopens June 17

Thank You WNC Bridge Foundation!

Friday, February 14, 2020

As we continue to settle into the new year we want to take the time to acknowledge community members who support the YWCA in our mission to eliminate racism and empower women. With that in mind we want to highlight the Western North Carolina Bridge Foundation! The Western North Carolina Bridge Foundation has been serving… Continue Reading Thank You WNC Bridge Foundation!