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The Latest News

The latest news for the YWCA can be found here, as well as the quarterly newsletters that are mailed out. The marketing teams will normally have these mailed out in February, May, September and December. If you would like to to

We want to share the news that come from the clients of the YWCA, The Boutique, volunteers, Board members, Trustees, employees and everyone else that has some form of involvement at the YWCA.

Quarterly Newsletters – Printed News

February 2020

July 2020

Blog News

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

Michelle’s Success

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

We love sharing client success stories. Client success doesn’t happen every time someone leaves the YWCA. But for the times it does, we want to share! Michelle’s story starts like many others: addiction and incarceration cost her nearly everything. But the generous donations that come from you helped, and continue to help, the clients at… Continue Reading Michelle’s Success