Tag Archive: YWCA

Thoughts from Trish: Stepping Stones

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Trish Moore is an intern this summer with the YWCA from our Community Jobs program. She has been assisting with Volunteer Engagement and learning the ropes of the agency. It’s been 2 busy… Continue reading

Rounding out 2014…

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Each winter, the YWCA’s Adopt-A-Family program helps families-in-need experience the festive season by providing donated gifts and gift cards. This holiday cheer could not be shared without our wonderful donors and volunteers! More… Continue reading

Thank You, Day of Caring Volunteers!

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On Friday, September 19th, 66 volunteers representing the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, AT&T, Aerojet Rocketdyne, US Bank, Homestreet Bank, and Darigold trekked out to three YWCA locations to help volunteer for the United… Continue reading

A Year of Service: We’ll Miss You, Sarah!

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  For the past year, Sarah Bartlett, an AmeriCorps VISTA member, has been on our team as our Community Engagement Coordinator. From events to special projects, Sarah could be found in the thick… Continue reading

Sort, Steam, Scrub: Starbucks WDN Gets to Work!

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  Volunteers from the Seattle chapter of the Starbucks Women’s Development Network joined YWCA staff at our downtown Seattle HQ to sort, steam, and organize donations in Clothing Services, and scrub-down the kitchens… Continue reading

Volunteer Spotlight: Kay Field

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The personal is political for attorney Kay Field, who received the 2012 Pro Bono Award from the Washington State Bar Association for her work with YWCA Pathways for Women, located in Snohomish County. This… Continue reading

Fierce Fashion Finds at the Closet Treasures Sale

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New and gently used designer clothing, shoes and accessories hit Redmond Town Center at the 10th Annual YWCA Closet Treasures Sale on October 12 and 13. This fun, two-day shopping event was held… Continue reading

GirlsFirst mentors plant the seeds for success

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Last month, the young women enrolled in YWCA GirlsFirst started off the school year by meeting their mentors, a group of inspirational and successful women from a variety of professional fields and backgrounds. Their… Continue reading

‘Tis the season to help children in need get ready for school

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Hard to believe, but back-to-school season is in full swing!! As the start of school nears,  the YWCA, through the YWCA School Days program, is gearing up to help alleviate the stress and… Continue reading

Reflections of a YWCA AmeriCorps Member

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I’ll preface this post by inviting you all into my cubicle at the YWCA’s Volunteer Services office. As I sit here, on my last day of service with the YWCA, I’m rushing through emotions… Continue reading