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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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You Empower the Possible!

Our Inaugural Empower Possible Fundraising Event

June 8, 2022

June 8, 2022 On June 2, 2022, over 350 guests joined us at Quincy Hall in celebration of our inaugural fundraising event, Empower Possible to support our mission of eliminating...

2021 Volunteers of the Year: Joli & Adam

December 28, 2021

December 28, 2021 YWCA Minneapolis is proud to present our 2021 Volunteers of the Year! Each year, we celebrate this distinction to highlight a special person whose exceptional dedication and...

Doing a Good Thing: Help Us Make Masks Minnesota

October 21, 2021

October 21, 2021 One positive thing the pandemic showed us is the number of people willing to step up in a crisis to selflessly and generously help others. Help Us...

Challenging Myself and Fundraising for Social Change

August 10, 2021

In the Q&A below, YWCA Minneapolis supporter, donor and changemaker Elle Edberg talks about her experience fundraising during Race Against Racism 5K and offers some tips for those looking to...

Rae Wellness: A Strong, Smart and Bold Partner

August 4, 2021

Rae Wellness is a women-led and values-driven company, with a goal to make well-being attainable and accessible for all. It deeply believes in being socially conscious, which is why Rae...

Working Toward a Future Rooted in Justice, Collective Wisdom and Dignity

May 28, 2021

The YWCA Racial Justice Facilitator Program offers community members tools and opportunities to stand for racial justice in their everyday lives. Facilitators go on to lead dialogues at YWCA workshops, community conversations...