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Today is Equal Pay Day
Today, Tuesday April 8, 2014 is Equal Pay Day. Observed since 1996, Equal Pay Day is dedicated to raising awareness on the staggering gap between mens and womens wages. A woman must work from January ...
4/8/14 at 12:49 PM Annual Women of the Year Postponed 3/31/14 at 12:00 PM
Join the YWCA at Women of the Year 3/24/14 at 1:27 PM
Homeless Students in Fargo Public Schools
By Jan Anderson, Fargo Public Schools Homeless Liaison Homeless students often describe school as a home to them a place where they can be around friends and caring adults, have a predictable routine...
10/5/13 at 3:00 PM BFMS students take a stand against racism 4/27/12 at 12:29 PM
Homelessness... it's our issue, too 4/2/12 at 11:55 AM
Women's Wisdom: YWCA’s Prochnow shares how advocacy can be contagious
By: Chris Linnares Wisdom is not just knowledge but the ability to apply that knowledge to the greater scheme of life. One of the challenges of our generation is to effectively tap into womens wisdom...
9/12/13 at 2:21 AM
Can you help?
Today I am sharing with you a correspondence that was forwarded to me by my lovely friend Katherine Tweed who aside from being a fabulous person has community service hardwired into her soul. The corr...
8/23/13 at 12:09 PM
Chocolate and basketball come together for Dragons
The Dragon womens basketball team gave back to the community last week by volunteering at the Chocolate Fantasy fundraiser. The YWCA hosted the 29th annual Chocolate Fantasy at the Holiday Inn Sept. ...
9/19/12 at 9:44 PM
Do Kitchen Kids Eat More Veggies?
My mother and father cooked a lot. Most of our meals were around an oak table and consistent with the American Midwest diet at the time.: deer or chicken, green beans, macaroni & cheese...
7/9/12 at 8:08 AM Volunteers Needed 7/1/12 at 8:44 AM
Financial Literacy event
The YWCA Cass Clay and Thrivent Financial for Lutherans are hosting a financial literacy event on October 13. Sheri Cooper, Regional Managing Partner for Thrivent Financial for Lutherans will present...
8/28/11 at 3:04 PM Saving to Give 7/25/11 at 12:48 PM
Empowering Women 5/26/11 at 9:08 PM
Christie Bunge's help
Christie Bunge beams as she helps a student with homework at the YWCA shelter in Fargo as part of the Study Buddies program there. The program for kindergarten through high school students residing ...
4/23/11 at 3:45 PM