2nd Annual Survivor Drive, Feb. 9, 10 and 11, East Hills Mall (at the former Charming Charlie’s location) Did you know that 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men in the United States have experienced some form of physical violence by an intimate partner? (www.CDC.gov) If these survivors choose to go to the hospital their clothing is often collected as evidence, leaving them with nothing to wear during their hospital stay and/or trip home. The Saint Joseph YWCA assists these women and men and by providing them the necessary clothing to get through this tough time. You can help by donating NEW clothing items to the YWCA during the Survivor Drive.
Items of Need:
Drop off NEW donations in the Main Entrance of the Mall near the old Charming Charlie Storefront:
Sports Bras Socks Women’s Underwear Women’s Sweatpants
Women’s Leggings Women’s Capri Pants Women’s Sweatshirts
New pajama sets Hygiene products and trial size lotions Women’s t-shirts
Feb 9 – 4 pm to 6 pm
Feb 10 and 11 – 11 am to 4 pm
All donations will go directly to the St. Joseph YWCA.
February Advocacy Classes: Are you interested in learning the dynamics of domestic and sexual violence, how to help victims, why victims stay? Sign up for our advocacy class that will be held every Tuesday and Thursday from 5:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. for the month of February. Classes will be held at YWCA except for a couple field trips. Please make sure to attend every class. All are welcome to bring their own dinner. You can register by emailing Carrie at firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 816-232-4481.
Women of Excellence: Thursday, June 21, 2018 – It’s Time for Nominations!
The 2018 Women of Excellence Awards Luncheon is Thursday, June 21, at the Civic Arena in downtown St. Joseph.
At last year’s luncheon, over 1,000 guests were in attendance as we honored outstanding women and employers.
Important Dates and Information:
- Nominate – Access nomination forms here. Nomination forms are due Friday, March 16.
- All nominees will be honored at a reception held on May 2 at the YWCA from 5-7 p.m. and at the awards luncheon on Thursday, June 21.
- Attend – Mark your calendar and join us in saluting women and employers at this events. Tables are $400 and include ten place settings. Individual tickets are also available at a cost of $40. (Tables and tickets will sell out, so act early!)
Visit the Women of Excellence page on our website for more details!