Virtual Evening of Treasures Raises Funds for YWCA’s Programs and Services

YWCA New Britain’s 27th Annual Evening of Treasures Auction was unlike any other. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the fundraising event’s bidding, mingling, and activities all took place on virtual platforms for the first time. Supporters and friends gathered for the virtual Evening of Treasures event on November 6.

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A Post-Election Day Note From Your YWCA

We know that this year, and this election, have been extremely difficult for our community in so many ways. Regardless of the outcome of this historic election, YWCA New Britain remains committed to our core values and to our mission of eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom,

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YWCA Statement on the Murder of Walter Wallace

The murder of 27-year old Walter Wallace, Jr. of Philadelphia– in front of his loved ones – shatters our hearts yet again in so many ways.  Mr. Wallace was a Black man in crisis, and a son, father, husband, brother, and neighbor—one of our beloved ones befallen by senseless violence.

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Members: SMS Texting is Here!

Hold the phone! YWCA New Britain is now using SMS text messages to communicate with our members about building closures, inclement weather notifications, last-minute program changes, and other important information. Text YWCANB to 545-39 to opt in to receiving text messages.  

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YWCA Now Offering Part-Time Preschool

YWCA New Britain is a leader in quality care and education for children and is accredited by the NAEYC. We provide convenient, affordable childcare in a safe and nurturing environment while promoting the development of young children. We have recently developed a part-time preschool program offered Monday through Friday from

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Evening of Treasures Event Registration Now Open

We can't gather together for this year's Evening of Treasures Auction, so we are bringing the event to YOU with two exciting ways to participate! 1. Attend the Virtual Event  Join us for entertainment, mingling, and more at our virtual Evening of Treasures event on Friday, November 6! The festivities

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An America That Works For Women

As Americans head to the polls in the midst of a global pandemic, an economic crisis, and a reckoning with systemic racism, YWCA is calling on candidates to support policies for an America that works for all women. YWCA’s mission is to eliminate racism and empower women. Because we serve all women, we

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Week Without Violence Starts October 18

For more than 20 years, YWCA has set aside one week in October as a Week Without Violence—one week when YWCAs across the country join with YWCAs around the world as part of a global movement to end gender-based violence. This year, Week Without Violence will take place from October

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YWCA New Britain Statement on the Passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

On Friday, September 18, 2020, the Supreme Court of the United States announced the death of Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg after a years-long fight against cancer. Justice Ginsburg was 87. As a new week begins, the full weight of this loss begins to settle in. Our nation has lost

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Actualización de Reapertura de Otoño de la YWCA

A medida que el verano llega a su fin, haremos la transición de la programación a nuestra sesión de otoño. Como usted bien sabe, la COVID-19 sigue afectando las comunidades y las regulaciones gubernamentales. Para mantenernos seguros, nuestras operaciones y reapertura reflejarán este hecho en los siguientes meses. He aquí

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