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The latest news for the YWCA can be found here, as well as the quarterly newsletters that are mailed out. We love to share all the positive things that come from clients. But we also share information on our events, our volunteers, donors,

We want to share the happenings that come from the clients of the YWCA, The Boutique, volunteers, Board members, Trustees, employees, donors and everyone else who have helped to raise awareness of our mission.

Keep reading for good information!

Quarterly Newsletters – Printed News

February 2020

July 2020

Blogs

Basket Raffle Tickets for Sale

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Basket Raffle Ticket Sales Below are basket raffles you may buy tickets for in support of our Over the Edge Event on September 19. $1 per ticket or $5 for 10 tickets. Please call Brittany at 570-322-4637 ext. 159 or Samantha Kern at 570-322-4637 ext. 127 to purchase raffle tickets and/or more information. Cash or… Continue Reading Basket Raffle Tickets for Sale

Juneteenth

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

What is Juneteenth? President Lincoln had signed the Emancipation Proclamation into effect January 1, 1863 but it wasn’t until June 19, 1865 that word reached the slaves in Texas, the last slaves in America, that they were free. There are three likely explanations as to why it was much later when the African Americans were… Continue Reading Juneteenth

PRIDE Month

Thursday, June 4, 2020

LGBTQ+ PRIDE Month In order to understand LGBTQ Pride, first you need to be educated on the difference between sex and gender. Sex is the biological term for reproductive anatomy. In America, we generally recognize two genders: male and female. There is also the lesser known intersex, which is a natural occurrence. Intersex is where… Continue Reading PRIDE Month

Covid-19 Announcements

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Updates Since the middle of March, the YWCA has been proactively limiting visitors in the building to prevent anyone from getting sick. With that being said, we have some exciting announcements to make. The Boutique Announcement The Boutique is open again! There are some restrictions for our customers when you come into the building. All… Continue Reading Covid-19 Announcements

Hannah and Oli

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Hannah and her youngest son Oli just celebrated his best birthday yet! Your support for the YWCA Northcentral PA made it possible for Oli to have his birthday party here in our gym with all his friends. Hannah’s heart was full because this was the first birthday they got to spend together since she gained… Continue Reading Hannah and Oli