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YWCA of Central Virginia Recognizes Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October

Friday, October 2, 2020

PRESS RELEASE_________________________________________ For Immediate Release Contact:                 Lauren Alexander, Communications & Development Manager lauren.alexander@ywcacva.org | (p) 434-847-7751 x306 | www.ywcacva.org YWCA of Central Virginia Recognizes Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October Central Virginia-based nonprofit brings awareness about intimate partner violence during the month of October to its local community. [Lynchburg, Virginia, October 1, 2020] –… Continue Reading YWCA of Central Virginia Recognizes Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October

YWCA of Central Virginia to Launch 21 Day Racial Equity and Social Justice Challenge

Friday, June 19, 2020

PRESS RELEASE_________________________________________ For Immediate Release Contact:                 Lauren Alexander, Communications & Development Manager lauren.alexander@ywcacva.org | (p) 434-847-7751 x306 | www.ywcacva.org YWCA of Central Virginia to Launch 21 Day Racial Equity and Social Justice Challenge Central Virginia-based nonprofit brings awareness about racial equity and social justice through free 21 day educational opportunity. Lynchburg, Virginia, June 19,… Continue Reading YWCA of Central Virginia to Launch 21 Day Racial Equity and Social Justice Challenge

The Mary Kay Foundation Awards YWCA of Central VA $20,000 Grant

Monday, March 16, 2020

The Mary Kay Foundation AWARDS YWCA of Central VA $20,000 GRANT  The Mary Kay Foundation Honors Domestic Violence Awareness Month by Issuing $2 Million in Grants to 100 Domestic Violence Shelters Across the Country  [Lynchburg, VA] (March 16, 2020) – In support of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, The Mary Kay Foundation announced in October it is… Continue Reading The Mary Kay Foundation Awards YWCA of Central VA $20,000 Grant

Save The Date! Purse & Passion 2019

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

  Please join us for Purse and Passion on Wednesday, October 23, 2019, at Oakwood Country Club!  More information is to come!  If you would like to donate a new or gently loved handbag, a gift item, or become a sponsor please view our sponsorship packet below! Purse and Passion Sponsorship Packet PDF  

YWCA CVA Host #SAAM Film Screening

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

YWCA SARP TO SCREEN “I AM EVIDENCE” Join YWCA’s Sexual Assault Response Program (SARP) and the University of Lynchburg during Sexual Assault Awareness Month/ #SAAM at the Sydnor Performance Hall on campus for a free documentary film screening of “I AM EVIDENCE”. A talk-back session will follow the screening. From the filmmakers: “I AM EVIDENCE… Continue Reading YWCA CVA Host #SAAM Film Screening

Virginia’s Leadership Crisis: The Intersection of Race and Gender Injustice

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Please see the statement below from YWCA USA Virginia’s Leadership Crisis: The Intersection of Race and Gender Injustice February 8, 2019  For Immediate Release: Contact: Nancy Yasharoff 202.835.2364 | nyasharoff@ywca.org The events that have gripped the Commonwealth of Virginia over the past week have brought to the fore our nation’s painful history and continued struggles around… Continue Reading Virginia’s Leadership Crisis: The Intersection of Race and Gender Injustice

YWCA USA: Stop Allowing Abuse

Friday, February 9, 2018

STATEMENT BY YWCA USA CEO ALEJANDRA Y. CASTILLO “Domestic violence continues to be an epidemic impacting one in four women in the United States. One of the primary reasons domestic violence continues at this pace is because abusers face little to no accountability for their actions. Often, they are protected by other people in power,… Continue Reading YWCA USA: Stop Allowing Abuse

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