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Below is a recent catalog of YWCA in the news.

If you are a member of the media, please contact Chief Executive Officer Kirsten Sikkelee at ksikkelee@ywcacentralcarolinas.org.




  1. 2018

    July 10, 2018, Share Charlotte Highlights YWCA, WBTV

  2. 2017

    June 14, 2017 Men benefit from Women Empowerment, Charlotte Five 

    May 31, 2017  Big donation brings Charlotte YWCA close to goal for locker room renovations, Charlotte Observer 

    May 11, 2017 Empowering Women at YWCA Central Carolinas, Charlotte Five  

    February 23, 2017 YWCA Offers Fitness Classes for Arthritis Sufferers, Charlotte Observer

    February 16, 2017 Conservative Christian culture wouldn’t stop Davidson rapes, Kirsten Sikkelee guest column, Charlotte Observer 

    February 7, 2017 YWCA Central Carolinas: More Than Just a Gym, Charlotte Five  

    July 17, 2017 YWCA Central Carolinas Stays Cool in the Indoor Pool, Charlotte Five 

    September 11, 2017 Here’s How to Take YWCA Swim Lessons this Fall, QC Quarterly
    September 21, 2017 Meet YWCA Triathlon Coach Jody Frazier, Charlotte Five
  3. 2016

    April 14, 2016 HB2 video misrepresents YWCA, Kirsten Sikkelee guest column, Charlotte Observer 

    August 11, 2016 5 Charlotte Student Leaders and Their Advice for Us, Charlotte Agenda

    November 14, 2016 Piedmont Natural Gas Foundation Gives $100,000 for YWCA Renovation, The Charlotte Observer

    November 29, 2016 Here are the 17 Organizations benefiting from Bank of America’s major Giving Tuesday announcement, Charlotte Agenda

  4. 2015

    December 6, 2015 Finding satisfaction in the gift of giving, Tracy Curtis, Charlotte Observer 

    December 1, 2015 Secret Santas spread joy, one $100 bill at a time, Charlotte Observer

    November 12, 2015 Forum tackles tough issue of race and policing in Charlotte, Charlotte Observer

    October 30, 2015 YWCA honors Women of Achievement, Charlotte Observer 

    August 21, 2015 YWCA gets Charlotte Mecklenburg Community Foundation grant, Charlotte Observer 

    June 25, 2015 Area children’s summer programs in danger of losing financial support, Time Warner Cable News

    June 24, 2015 United Way bus tour to Goodwill of Southern Piedmont, The Relatives and YWCA Central Carolinas, Charlotte Agenda 

    June 19, 2015 Stop driving by and start driving in. Inside look at the YWCA facility and mission, Charlotte Agenda 

    April 6, 2015 Police chief to lead forum on trust between officers, community, WBTV News 

    March 9, 2015 YWCA head: ACA is crucial to women’s health, racial justice, Charlotte Observer

  5. 2014

    December 11, 2014 Jane McInytre receives N.C.’s highest service award, Charlotte Business Journal

    December 9, 2014 Hornets and Lowe’s to donate $50,000 to six Charlotte organizations, NBA.com

    November 1, 2014 Betsy Rosen finds way to give back, celebrate heritage, South Charlotte News

    October 27, 2014 Get Cool 4 School Uniform Collection, Society Charlotte Magazine

    October 10, 2014 Nuns Rock The Vote, South Charlotte Weekly

    October 9, 2014 Three Women of Achievement honored by YWCA, South Charlotte Weekly

    October 7, 2014 Nuns on the Bus Tour Stops in Charlotte, News 14 Carolina

    October 7, 2014 Charlotte Talks featuring Kenya Henderson, WFAE Radio

    October 5, 2014 Catholic Charities meeting ends as ‘Nuns on the Bus’ rolls in, Charlotte Observer

    September 19, 2014 Local Realtor gives through Habitat for Humanity, South Charlotte Weekly

    September 19, 2014 Lending a Hand at YWCA, Charlotte Observer

    May 23, 2014 YWCA makes believers, Charlotte Business Journal

    April 25, 2014 Charlotte group takes a stand against racism, News 14 Carolina

    February 17, 2014 Great Food for a Good Cause, Wilson’s World on WCCB News Rising

    February 8, 2014 Birthday party benefits YWCA’s WIT program, The Charlotte Observer

  6. 2013

    December 3, 2013 Tupelo Honey & YWCA, Wilson’s World, WCCB News Rising

    November 27, 2013 Charlotte swimmer completes challenge at YWCA, The Charlotte Observer

    September 2013 YWCA Program provides services for Charlotte area homeless women, News 14

    June 22, 2013 Summer camp was so fun, he returned as a counselorThe Charlotte Observer

    April 24, 2013 Mary Curtis: YWCA Past Present, Future, FOX Charlotte

    March 25, 2013 The Cervantes Family Gives Birthday Joy, PEOPLE Magazine

    March 8, 2013 Class to help prevent falls, South Charlotte Weekly

    March 6, 2013 Sister, act: Simone Campbell speaks at YWCA eventCreative Loafing

    February 27, 2013 The Ultimate Case Manager, Mosaic Magazine

    February 21, 2013 ‘Nuns on Bus Leader: Next Pope should be Pastoral, The Charlotte Observer

    February 10, 2013 Swimmer goes from aversion to passion, The Charlotte Observer

    February 8, 2013 Push to give checks to victims who were sterilized, WSOC-TV

    February 6, 2013 Take the Plunge with Aqua Zumba, QCityMetro.com

    February 3, 2013 YWCA hosts eugenics discussion, The Charlotte Observer

    January 24, 2013 Should we right past wrongs?WFAE Charlotte Talks