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Local children prepare for final summer camp musical performance

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Numbers from the musical “The Lion King” will be performed in Glendale this Friday, featuring some of the city’s youngest residents. YWCA Glendale’s summer camp for youth called Camp Y encourages children to explore the arts and expand their knowledge of skills such as singing, dancing and acting. Read the full story here.

YWCA Glendale Appoints New Board Members and Launches New Strategic Plan

Monday, July 30, 2018

MEDIA CONTACT                                                                                                           FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sylvia Chinn                                                                                                                        July 30, 2018 (818) 242-4155 ext. 213 sylviachinn@glendaleywca.org   YWCA Glendale Appoints New Board Members and Launches New Strategic Plan Glendale, CA —YWCA Glendale welcomes Jessica McConnell First, Armine Petrosyan, Ayana Rose, and Taline Saad to the Board of Directors, effective July 2018. These new directors… Continue Reading YWCA Glendale Appoints New Board Members and Launches New Strategic Plan

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

YWCA Glendale & YWCA Pasadena-Foothill Valley Partner for Summer Camp

Thursday, February 20, 2020

YWCA Glendale and YWCA Pasadena-Foothill Valley are joining forces by combing YWCA Glendale’s Camp Rosie and YWCA Pasadena-Foothill Valley Girls Rise Leadership Camp to leverage resources and deepen its community impact to empower girls in the Burbank, Glendale and Pasadena school district. The decision to combine summer camps was made after a year of partnering… Continue Reading YWCA Glendale & YWCA Pasadena-Foothill Valley Partner for Summer Camp

YWCA Glendale Announces 2020 Heart & Excellence Award Honorees

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

We are delighted to announce the YWCA Glendale’s 2020 Heart & Excellence Award Honorees. We invite you to join us for our 23rd Annual Legacy Luncheon on April 15th, where we will pay homage to the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote by recognizing trailblazing women from Glendale, Burbank and Pasadena who have made… Continue Reading YWCA Glendale Announces 2020 Heart & Excellence Award Honorees

YWCA Glendale Urges Glendale Unified School District to Pass Resolution Recognizing the Rich Culture, Contributions and Value of Black Students and Community Members

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

(Glendale, CA) On Tuesday, January 14th, the Glendale Unified School District will have the opportunity to make history by adopting a resolution to acknowledge their responsibility to address racism on school campuses and to formally observe and celebrate February as Black History Month, and the week of February 3rd-7th as “Black Lives Matter at School:… Continue Reading YWCA Glendale Urges Glendale Unified School District to Pass Resolution Recognizing the Rich Culture, Contributions and Value of Black Students and Community Members