JPMorgan Chase & Co provides $50,000 to YWCA El Paso to assist during COVID-19
El Paso, TX – JPMorgan Chase has provided a $50,000 grant to YWCA El Paso del Norte Region (YWCA) to assist the organization during COVID-19. The grant will assist with operational costs, cleaning products, personal protection equipment, and providing food and other necessities to YWCA members and residents.
During COVID-19, YWCA has kept four locations open to provide childcare for the children of essential workers and has maintained services at their Sara McKnight Transitional Living Center, where they serve women and children who have survived domestic violence, Rapid Rehousing units for individuals coming out of homelessness, housing for seniors, and other vital programs.
“These are challenging times for families, individuals, businesses, and organizations alike,” said Sylvia Acosta, Ph.D., CEO of YWCA. “Chase has been an incredible partner to YWCA for several years and we are especially grateful that they have stepped in to assist us in our work supporting hundreds of El Pasoans during this time.”
“We are members of this community, and we have always been driven to support El Paso,” said Ruben Hernandez, Market Executive for JPMorgan Chase in El Paso. “We are inspired by YWCA’s work helping our fellow El Pasoans stay as safe and healthy as possible. We’re tremendously proud to be able to support YWCA in this crucial work.”
About YWCA: YWCA El Paso del Norte Region is on a mission to eliminate racism, empower women, help families, and strengthen our community. YWCA El Paso del Norte Region is part of an international movement serving over 2 million in the United States and 25 million worldwide. For comprehensive information about this important work, go to www.ywcaelpaso.org and www.ywca.org.