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Honoring the Legacy of John Lewis; A Call to Action from YWCA Glendale’s CEO Tara Peterson

Friday, July 31, 2020

“Be bold. Be courageous. Stand up. Speak up. Speak out and find a way to create the beloved community, the beloved world, a world of peace, a world that will recognize the dignity of all humankind.” -John Lewis (February 21, 1940 – July 17, 2020) Dear beloved community, Like many of you, today I watched the… Continue Reading Honoring the Legacy of John Lewis; A Call to Action from YWCA Glendale’s CEO Tara Peterson

YWCA Glendale Makes Successful Virtual Event Pivot, Offering a Best in Class Example for Other Nonprofits Seeking Fundraising Solutions During COVID-19

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

GLENDALE, CA — In the wake of COVID-19, YWCA Glendale, a 95 year old nonprofit providing safe shelter, supportive services and empowerment programming for women and children successfully transformed its 23rd Annual Legacy Luncheon into a new virtual event format, exceeding its original financial and supporter engagement goals. The event featured welcoming remarks from Congressman… Continue Reading YWCA Glendale Makes Successful Virtual Event Pivot, Offering a Best in Class Example for Other Nonprofits Seeking Fundraising Solutions During COVID-19

A Statement from YWCA Glendale CEO Tara Peterson on the Murder of George Floyd and the Pathway to Healing and Reconciliation

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Words do not capture the immeasurable pain of this last week. We witnessed the brutal murder of George Floyd by a police officer in Minneapolis, while three other officers looked away and witnesses cried for help and an end to the brutality. And we lost over 100,000 lives in our country to COVID-19, with a… Continue Reading A Statement from YWCA Glendale CEO Tara Peterson on the Murder of George Floyd and the Pathway to Healing and Reconciliation

YWCA Glendale Postpones Legacy Luncheon, Using Digital Outreach to Contact Supporters

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Glendale News-Press by Ruth Sowby Rands APRIL 6, 2020 – YWCA Glendale raises a large part of the resources it needs to help its growing number of clients who are domestic-violence victims through its 23rd annual Legacy Luncheon. Due to the coronavirus, the luncheon has been postponed until June 11. Even that date is “tentative,”… Continue Reading YWCA Glendale Postpones Legacy Luncheon, Using Digital Outreach to Contact Supporters

YWCA Glendale Repurposes Lending Library into Curbside Food Pantry to Meet Families’ Needs During COVID-19

Thursday, March 26, 2020

March 25th, 2020 (Glendale, CA) On Wednesday, March 25th, the YWCA Glendale repurposed its existing Community Lending Library Box on the corner of Lexington Drive and Geneva Street to meet the needs of its most vulnerable neighbors during the COVID-19 public health crisis and Shelter in Place Order. Non perishable food items will be stocked… Continue Reading YWCA Glendale Repurposes Lending Library into Curbside Food Pantry to Meet Families’ Needs During COVID-19