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More Vegetables from the Garden

Monday, March 22, 2021

Spring has sprung, at the YWCA which means that our talented Nutrition team is cooking up new ways to serve fresh, in-season fruits and vegetables to the children in our Early Learning and Empowerment Child Care programs. We are so grateful to be partnering with Grace Covenant’s Community Garden to receive produce grown specifically for… Continue Reading More Vegetables from the Garden

It’s the Black Girl Magic for Me: Celebrating Black Women Forging Our Future

Thursday, February 11, 2021

This February, in honor of Black Herstory Month, we are highlighting impactful Black women who are leading the way to a just future and those who have paved that way. These women represent a wide range of industries, and they all have worked tirelessly to both eliminate racism and empower women. Follow us on social… Continue Reading It’s the Black Girl Magic for Me: Celebrating Black Women Forging Our Future

Continuing the Challenge – Shecession

Monday, January 25, 2021

INTRODUCTION: Congratulations, you’ve finished the 21 Day Challenge! Thank you for participating and making this experience so enriching. We hope you learned something new and deepened your commitment to dismantling racism wherever it shows up in your daily life. Although this session of the Challenge has come to an end, the conversation continues and the… Continue Reading Continuing the Challenge – Shecession

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