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Latest News from YWCA National Capital Area

Looking for the latest news? You’ve come to the right place. Member of the media with a story request? Contact Sarah Graham, Manager of Communications & Advocacy, at sgraham@ywcanca.org or (202) 626-0728.

Help Us Feed Local Families: Support our Food Pantry

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

While we all struggle with balancing daily schedules right now,  most families still find time to relax and recharge. However, for those experiencing food insecurity, this down time still contains a continued reminder of what isn’t there. Food. Recently, The Washington Post editorial board said “though many groups are racing to feed their neighbors with creative and generous efforts, they cannot… Continue Reading Help Us Feed Local Families: Support our Food Pantry

APPLY TODAY: 2020 EmpowerSTEAM Summer Academy

Monday, May 18, 2020

While we may still be limited with in-person interactions, the YWCA National Capital Area is preparing for a creative, educational and impactful summer STEAM virtual experience, starting June 1, 2020! Sign up today! Called the EmpowerSTEAM Summer Academy, our FREE 9-week interactive thematic program is designed to empower underserved middle/high school girls to Lead, Create and Explore the world of Science, Technology, Engineering,… Continue Reading APPLY TODAY: 2020 EmpowerSTEAM Summer Academy

Need help with food, shelter or unemployment? Updates on social service offerings during COVID-19

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Here at the YWCA National Capital Area, we are committed to serving our community in this time of crisis. As we navigate the coming weeks, we want to share with you relevant updates to our service offerings, latest national news, tips on staying safe and sane, stories of success, and our continued work for our… Continue Reading Need help with food, shelter or unemployment? Updates on social service offerings during COVID-19

IMPORTANT UPDATE: YWCA NCA COVID 19 Coronavirus Emergency Response

Friday, March 13, 2020

Please read the following update from YWCA NCA CEO Monica Gray:  Dear YWCA NCA Staff, Students and Supporters, The YWCA NCA team and I have been monitoring the information from our national, regional and local public health officials and government leaders about the on-going COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic. Our nation and our world is facing a… Continue Reading IMPORTANT UPDATE: YWCA NCA COVID 19 Coronavirus Emergency Response