YWCA CASS CLAY 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 ... Posted on 4/8/14 at 12:49 PM
FARGO SCHOOL TALK 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... Posted on 10/5/13 at 3:00 PM
THE NEW FORTY 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... Posted on 8/23/13 at 12:09 PM
THE ADVOCATE: THE STUDENT NEWSPAPER OF MSUM 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. ... Posted on 9/19/12 at 9:44 PM
The YMCA of Cass and Clay Counties School Age Department will host a “Lights on After School” event from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Island Park in Fargo in conjunction with North Dakota’s “Lights on After School Day.”
In one month, Stephanie’s life has changed dramatically.
The 24-year-old has gone from staying at the YWCA Emergency Cass Clay Shelter with daughter Amber to living in an apartment. She has gone from not being able to afford a $10 prescription for her daughter to a better-paying job. And she has a new windshield for her pickup, new clothes for her child and a renewed optimism about her future.
Young mom, daughter spend Christmas at the local Y and are working toward a better future
Late at night, after Stephanie has finished laundry, put her freshly bathed toddler, Amber, to bed and spent time visiting with friends in the YWCA shelter’s coffee lounge, she goes to her small room.
It’s not easy sleeping in a homeless shelter.
The sounds are strange. Faraway doors slam as residents scurry in from late-night jobs or nocturnal movie-watching marathons in the TV lounge. Children are crying in their rooms.
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