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Our Voices Blog

Stories, Views & Resources

Welcome to the Our Voices blog, where we share voices throughout YWCA Minneapolis, including the stories from members and participants whose lives are changed by YWCA. The stories will give you a closer look at the work we do, and the people who are equipped to create brighter futures for themselves and their families.

View posts by topic: Racial Justice and Public Policy, Early Childhood Education, Girls and Youth, Health and Wellness, YWCA Changemakers

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Celebrating the Power of the YWCA Minneapolis Community

February 24, 2021

February 24, 2021 Kari Clark joined YWCA Minneapolis in 2017 as the chief development officer and also served as interim co-CEO. We are grateful for her dedication and exceptional leadership...

Celebrating Our Volunteer of the Year

February 17, 2021

February 17, 2021 YWCA Minneapolis is proud to present our Volunteer of the Year! Each year, we celebrate this distinction to highlight one special person for their exceptional dedication and...

Top 10 Ways YOU Can Be the Difference!

November 11, 2020

November 11, 2020 November 19 is Give to the Max Day, the largest annual day of giving in Minnesota! By donating to YWCA Minneapolis, you can Be the Difference and...

Celebrating Her Birthday Fundraising For Community

November 9, 2020

November 10, 2020 Gia Vang, KARE 11 Sunrise anchor, celebrated her birthday this year by asking her friends, family and fans on Facebook to donate to YWCA Minneapolis in honor...

Celebrating 100 Years of Women’s Voting Power

August 21, 2020

Friday, August 21, 2020 This week, we celebrate a historic milestone along the long arc toward justice. A century ago, the 19th Amendment was ratified, ensuring the right to vote...

Funneling Emotions into Productive Action through Volunteering

July 23, 2020

July 23, 2020 Suzanne Anderson has been a dedicated volunteer (now team captain) at our distribution center. In this blog post, she talks about why she was called to volunteer...