YWCA YONKERS SPEAKS OUT AGAINST RACISM
In light of the recent events that are happening in our country, members of the YWCA Yonkers decided to come to share our thoughts on ways we are doing our part to help in the fight to end racism and empower our community.
Thank you to our media partner Shefik presents Invocation for his participation. See our Board President Angela Adetola discuss role education plays in eradicating racism,
Responding to the Census
The 2020 Census is happening now.! You can complete your questionnaire online, by phone, or by mail.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE CORONAVIRUS YOU SHOULD KNOW!
Click the links below to stay informed:
World Health Organization
· Free Learning Resource: an interactive, web-based, knowledge-transfer platform offering online courses to improve the response to health emergencies.
· Recommendations for Mass Gatherings: Key planning considerations for organizers of mass gatherings in the context of the COVID-19 outbreak
Centers for Disease Control
· Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to COVID-19: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will update this interim guidance as needed and as additional information becomes available.
SPIRIT OF A WOMAN 2020 - POSTPONED
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See coverage from our second annual Pre-Thanksgiving event Feast of Giving
The Winter Drive
Big thank you to our brand ambassador Tashera Simmons, Nicole Dowdy and our amazing YWCA team for organizing a wonderful coat /clothing for those in need.
Visit our event page to see more coverage
Domestic Violence Event
Thank you to our wonderful panelists and guests who shared their insight and expertise about domestic violence issues from legal to emotional impact.
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Celebrity Chef 2019
Chefs pose with Mayor Spano, Police Commissioner John Mueller and other esteemed guests at the 27th annual Celebrity Chef fundraiser
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YWCA Yonkers team help feed 616 people in
free Sunday dinners!
We are so proud of our two of our team members Charlotte Brown and Shaquona Truss, who took time out of their Sunday to assist the organization Give Just Because hit their goal of feeding 616 people in Harlem free dinners on 8/18. The feeding was the grand finale and with the help of our ladies and our van, Give Just Because hit their goal We've got news to share!of feeding 2019 people in Harlem!
We look forward to extending our reach and helping more organizations like Give Just Because make a positive change in ALL of our communities.
YWCA YONKERS ON THE MOVE!
June has been a very busy month for our YWCA Yonkers family.
Our amazing staff volunteered to chaperone our program participants to attend various parades and festivals in our Yonkers neighborhood. It's part of our outreach strategy to not support commuity events but to also spread the word about the great programs and opportunities at the Y!
We're on a MISSION indeed!
STAND AGAINST RACISM MOVIE AND PANEL
We were proud to host two panel discussions after viewing the film I Am Not a Racist, Am I?
After the film, we asked two of our panelist, Pastor Hassell and Haifa Bint-Kadi to share their views on the film and how racism impacts young people when confronted with it.
Hear what our experts have to say in our YWCA Yonkers Post Show Convo.
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ABOUT YWCA YONKERS
Young Women's Christian Association is an affiliate of YWCA USA, the country's oldest and largest women's membership movement. We are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization serving women, girls and their families in Yonkers and Lower Westchester. Located in a community of rapidly increasing diversity, YWCA Yonkers welcomes all women, children and their families to join us as either a member or a participant as we fulfill our mission through our programs and services.
YWCA of Yonkers is in the business of changing and shaping lives. The work we do at YWCA Yonkers is aimed at providing a holistic approach to solving some of our society’s biggest challenges. We make sure our partners are empowered by creating opportunities for individuals and communities. We are committed to empowering and supporting the needs of women, children and seniors with love, care and respect.
The YWCA Yonkers residence is a landmark building centrally located in downtown Yonkers. It is in close proximity to major shopping areas, health centers, and government centers. The residence is also accessible to major transportation and other essential services.
The YWCA Child Development Center is a comprehensive and holistic child care program that seeks to lay a firm foundation to help children develop to their highest potential. Licensed by the New York State Office of Children and Family Services to serve 51 children ages 2 months to 9 years, the program offers full-scale services
Assistance with Housing Search
Financial & Empowerment Workshops
For more information contact:
(914) 963-0640 ext.102
SENIOR FRIENDSHIP PROGRAM
The club has become a place where seniors find friendship, a sense of community, education, travel, fun and lots more. The club helps older adults enjoy life while accessing the help they need to live with dignity and independence.
Contact YWCA of Yonkers
87 S Broadway Yonkers NY United States 10701