We’re very excited to let you know that we’re part of The Allstate Foundation Purple Purse Challenge, a fundraising campaign launched by Allstate. This campaign runs from September 2nd to October 3rd. Please take a moment to donate today!
Your support—whether it is a $10 donation or $1,000 —is tremendous in increasing YWCA of Queens’ capacity to touch more lives of domestic violence, sexual assault, and trafficking survivors. We work with various DV agencies in NYC to provide financial empowerment services to their clients. To read more, please click on the headline!
On August 7th, the YWCA of Queens held its 2014 GED Graduation Ceremony at the Flushing Library. Greeted by our board members, staff, and community leaders, 38 students were honored at the event. Wearing their caps and gowns, our students received their diplomas that they have worked so hard for this year. We are so proud of our wonderful students for overcoming many obstacles and hurdles to pursue their education. We know that this is their first step in their journey to success. Click here to read more and click on the headline for pictures!
On August 6th, 2014, Nine Goldman Sachs volunteers came to work with our students in a special Job Readiness event. The topic of the event was Networking, and creating an Elevator Pitch. The event took place in two sessions, one in the morning for our morning HSE and ESOL classes, and one in the afternoon for the Youth HSE class and the Pre-HSE class. Please click on the link to read more!