Monthly Archive: March, 2012

4 Reasons to Volunteer with the YWCA

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Here at the YWCA, our mission of “Eliminating Racism and Empowering Women” will never become a reality without the help of the masses. And that’s why we need all of you! Our fabulous… Continue reading

Seattle’s Youth Gives Back to YWCA Food Bank

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We’ve all heard the status quo about Generation Y — the facebooker, video-gamer generation that has everything, and more, at their fingertips. But, did you know that a 2009 Pew Research Center study found “three in… Continue reading

Volunteer Spotlight: YWCA Pathways for Women – Lynnwood

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We all know those stories, the ones that exemplify the beauty of karma, or reinstill our belief in the phrase “what goes around comes around”. I was reminded of that quote when I… Continue reading

2012 Inspire Luncheon Season Approaches!

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The Multi-Purpose Room was abuzz on Saturday morning as volunteers, YWCA Board members, 2012 Inspire Luncheon Committee members, University of Washington Panhellenic members and YWCA staff gathered to put the final touches on the programs… Continue reading

YWCA Volunteer Spotlight: Stephanie Hartford

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For Stephanie Hartford, volunteering and community engagement is part of who she is. She started volunteering nearly four years ago with the BABES Network-YWCA, which provides support for women living with HIV/AIDS. “Volunteering… Continue reading

YWCA Central Area Food Bank Volunteers

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Every Wednesday, the hustle and bustle from the YWCA’s Central Area Food Bank volunteers is unmistakable. Our dedicated volunteers begin setting up for the weekly food bank at 9 am, sorting and organizing… Continue reading

City Year Seattle Beautifies YWCA Lexington-Concord

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With paint brushes and rollers in hand, City Year Seattle/King County corps members helped paint the ceilings of three floors at our low-income housing facility, YWCA Lexington-Concord, in downtown Seattle.  City Year Seattle/King County… Continue reading