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YWCA El Paso del Norte Region Renovates Transitional Living Center Kitchen with a Generous Donation from ONE Gas Foundation

Wednesday, November 8, 2023

YWCA El Paso del Norte Region (YWCA) held a ribbon cutting ceremony to unveil the newly renovated kitchen located in The Sara McKnight Transitional Living Center (TLC). This remarkable renovation was made possible with the unwavering generosity of Texas Gas Services. The ONE Gas Foundation donated $75, 000 to YWCA in support of this renovation… Continue Reading YWCA El Paso del Norte Region Renovates Transitional Living Center Kitchen with a Generous Donation from ONE Gas Foundation

Women’s Equality Day

Saturday, August 26, 2023

August Monthly Message: Women’s Equality Day   The Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution prohibited the United States from denying the right to vote to U.S. citizens on the basis of sex, in result granting women the right to vote. This amendment passed Congress June 4, 1919, and ratified on August 18, 1920. However,… Continue Reading Women’s Equality Day

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YWCA Announces Sereka Barlow as CEO

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

After an extensive search, YWCA is pleased to announce that Sereka Barlow has been named Chief Executive Officer of YWCA El Paso del Norte Region (YWCA), the largest YWCA in North America. Barlow has more than 25 years of experience in healthcare and organizational leadership.  She most recently served as Chief Operations Officer (COO) for… Continue Reading YWCA Announces Sereka Barlow as CEO

YWCA Giving Tuesday

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Her husband was physically, emotionally, and financially abusive. Olivia* was not allowed to have a job and he gave her an allowance for things she and their children needed. The last straw was when she woke up to her husband holding a gun to her head. Olivia knew then she couldn’t keep herself or her… Continue Reading YWCA Giving Tuesday

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YWCA El Paso del Norte Region receives transformational gift from MacKenzie Scott

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

On Tuesday, December 15, MacKenzie Scott announced a gift of $20 million to YWCA El Paso del Norte Region (YWCA). MacKenzie Scott is an author and philanthropist known for supporting women’s and racial equity organizations. She was also recently named to Forbes’ list of 100 most powerful women in the world. Scott has also become… Continue Reading YWCA El Paso del Norte Region receives transformational gift from MacKenzie Scott

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YWCA partners with United Way and Family Resiliency Center

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

YWCA has partnered with The United Way of El Paso County and El Paso United Family Resiliency Center (FRC) to provide immediate relief in response to the August 3rd tragedy in our community. FRC serves any individual impacted by the trauma of August 3rd –directly or indirectly. This includes children, seniors, families, and individuals. The… Continue Reading YWCA partners with United Way and Family Resiliency Center