Mary J. Blige sings at Starbucks for YWCA GirlsFirst
Students and staff from YWCA GirlsFirst
were treated to a special performance from Mary J. Blige at the Starbucks community store located on 23rd and Jackson, which benefits YWCA youth programs in the Central District. The Seattle Times (Dec. 2)
Sea-Tac's Lost and Found has it all
Managed by the YWCA, the Sea-Tac Airport Lost and Found is special because of the people who work there, like customer service representative Shiela, who turned to the YWCA for housing and also found help with her job skills. KOMO TV News (Nov. 26)
"HIV is just one part of me"
Tranisha Arzah, peer advocate at BABES Network-YWCA
, was born with HIV. The 23-year-old shares her story to show that she is not defined by her diagnosis. YWCA USA (Dec. 4)
Winter shelters open in King, Snohomish counties
YWCA Angeline's in downtown Seattle is one of many emergency shelters now open due to freezing temperatures. Women over 18 may call when intake starts at 6 p.m. to find out availability: 206.770.0156. More shelter locations and who they serve are listed on The Seattle Times blog (Nov. 21).
Remodeling at Everett Regional Center, 11/22 - 1/2
The YWCA Everett Regional Center will be under construction, Nov 22 - Jan 2. During that time, the reception area will be downstairs and can be accessed from the back parking lot, and there will be no community phones or computers available. To learn of any office closures, call 425.258.2766.
Drop-off donations for Adopt-a-Family, 12/12 - 12/14
Individuals and organizations supporting YWCA Adopt-a-Family can drop-off donations at a location near them between December 12 and 14. Exact days and times vary by location. Please read the Sponsor FAQ for details or call 206.461.4426.