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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

YWCA Glendale’s 23rd Legacy Luncheon to feature Keynote Speaker Chris Carson and Master of Ceremonies Amber Lee in Signature Event Honoring Local Women Leaders

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

GLENDALE, CA — YWCA Glendale, a leading nonprofit providing safe shelter, supportive services and empowerment programming for women and children is delighted to announce its 23rd Annual Legacy Luncheon will take place on June 11, 2020 at the beautiful La Cañada Flintridge Country Club. This event will be emceed by CBS2/KCAL9’s Amber Lee, will feature… Continue Reading YWCA Glendale’s 23rd Legacy Luncheon to feature Keynote Speaker Chris Carson and Master of Ceremonies Amber Lee in Signature Event Honoring Local Women Leaders