2018

A Fresh New Look! Exceeding our $1.1 mil capital campaign goal, YWCA completely renovates the Co-ed Fitness Center locker rooms (showers, lockers, saunas and changing areas) PLUS purchases new spin…

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1909

YWCA’s first mission is to meet the needs of women who move into the city to work in textile mills. YWCA’s location on West Fifth Street provides housing for 12…

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1902

Charlotte's YWCA is established by Mrs. W.S. Liddell, Mrs. W.O. Nisbett and Mrs. F.C. Abbott. Leaders in the women’s suffrage movement, all three women serve as president until 1920.

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1965

Our new de-segregated campus opens at 3420 Park Road and includes: housing for 66 women, a kitchen, indoor pool, exercise and meeting areas, lighted tennis courts and corporate offices.

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1964

After school and summer enrichment programs are established for children whose families receive public assistance. Efforts are made to include additional federally funded childcare. The Phyllis Wheatly Branch merges with…

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