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On the Town: YWCA honors 7 women and establishes memorial award

By Joyce Rudolph For the many gifts they give to the Glendale community, seven women were recognized at the 20th annual YWCA Glendale Legacy Luncheon held earlier this month at the Oakmont Country Club. Receiving the Heart & Excellence Awards were Jeannie Flint, Nancy Guillen, Janet Hamilton, Joan-Patricia “JP” O’Connor, Nancy Stone and Georgiana Wu. [...]

By | April 25th, 2017|Press|0 Comments

KCRW: Are fears of deportation keeping abuse victims from speaking out?

By Jenny Hamel  The Trump administration’s tough talk on immigration has had a chilling effect on the immigrant community in Los Angeles, especially on women who are victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. One victim, who requested anonymity out of fear of deportation, described enduring beatings from her husband for many years without [...]

By | April 20th, 2017|Press|0 Comments

YWCA Glendale to Celebrate Extraordinary Women at 20th Annual Legacy Luncheon

MEDIA CONTACT: Carolina Aparicio (818) 242-4155 ext. 213­­ carolinaaparicio@glendaleywca.org GLENDALE, CA, January 30, 2017 — YWCA Glendale will celebrate the incredible achievements of six exceptional women in the greater Glendale community with the Heart and Excellence Awards at the 20th Annual YWCA Glendale Legacy Luncheon. The event will take place on April 5, 2017 at [...]

By | January 31st, 2017|Press|0 Comments

Adopt-a-Family Program Gives Domestic Violence Survivors and their Children Hope for the Holidays

GLENDALE, CA — This holiday season, YWCA Glendale is inviting supporters to adopt a family in its Domestic Violence Program. The Adopt-a-Family Program is an easy way for people and organizations to give back to their community and provide joy and hope to women and children affected by domestic violence, many of whom find themselves spending the [...]

By | November 9th, 2016|Press|0 Comments

Glendale News-Press: Glendale YWCA Gets a Helping Hand

Facility will use $18K in donations to make renovations at its local shelter for abused women. By Arin Mikailian YWCA of Glendale will be making much-needed renovations at its local shelter for abused women thanks to a pair of donations. Soroptimist Glendale presented a $10,000 check to the local community center this month, while Community [...]

By | September 24th, 2015|Press|0 Comments

YWCA of Glendale Receives Grant from Soroptimist International of Glendale

Glendale, CA - The YWCA of Glendale is pleased to announce it has received a $10,000 grant from Soroptimist International of Glendale. These funds will support the remodeling of the YWCA’s Sunrise Village Emergency Shelter. Sunrise Village is a 45-day emergency shelter providing housing, meals, counseling, social services, legal services, parenting classes, and case management to [...]

By | September 21st, 2015|Press|0 Comments

YWCA of Glendale Receives Grant from the Employees Community Fund of Boeing California

Glendale, CA - The YWCA of Glendale is happy to announce it has received a $2,000 grant from the Employees Community Fund of Boeing California. The grant will support the YWCA of Glendale’s Domestic Violence Program (DVP). Started in 1979, the DVP’s primary focus is to empower victims of domestic violence by providing assistance to achieve independence, self‐sufficiency and [...]

By | August 17th, 2015|Press|0 Comments

YWCA of Glendale Receives Grant from Community Foundation of the Verdugos

Glendale, CA - The YWCA of Glendale is pleased to announce it has received a $8,000 grant from the Community Foundation of the Verdugos. These funds will support the remodeling of the YWCA’s Sunrise Village Emergency Shelter. Sunrise Village is a 45-day emergency shelter providing housing, meals, counseling, social services, legal services, parenting classes, and [...]

By | August 11th, 2015|Press|0 Comments

YWCA of Glendale Receives Grant from the Blue Shield of California Foundation

Glendale, CA - The YWCA of Glendale is happy to announce it has received a $15,000 core support grant through the 2015 Blue Shield Against Violence Core Support Initiative. The grant will support the YWCA of Glendale’s Domestic Violence Program (DVP). Started in 1979, the DVP’s primary focus is to empower victims of domestic violence by [...]

By | August 11th, 2015|Press|0 Comments
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