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MISSION UPDATE: August 2019

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Back to school already?
It's hard to believe it's back to school time already! Thank you to everyone who helped fulfill school supply needs for children affected by domestic violence. We are so grateful for every backpack, binder, marker and notebook we received. Your generous support not only helps the children currently residing in shelter as the school year starts, but it also helps the children who arrive with a parent in shelter in December, February, or any other month after having to leave their backpacks behind while fleeing an unsafe home. 

We would also like to thank Southwire for partnering with YWCA Greater Lafayette to supply backpacks and school supplies to local children.

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August also marks the beginning of fall programs at YWCA. Registration is currently open for youth volleyball, and registration for families new to Y-Dance begins Monday, August 12. See below for additional information.

Scholarships Available

Scholarships are available for all YWCA youth programming. Visit YWCA to pick up a current scholarship application. Completed applications should be returned to YWCA Front Desk.

All scholarship applications for Y-Dance must be received by August 21. Students awaiting scholarship may reserve a space in class until their scholarship application has been processed.

YWCA Fall Hours

YWCA will have extended fall hours beginning the week of Labor Day. YWCA will be closed on Monday, September 2 and will begin fall hours on Tuesday, September 3. YWCA Fall business hours at 605 N. 6th Street will be Monday - Thursday 9 am - 8 pm and Friday 9 am - 5 pm. 

As always, the domestic violence crisis hotline is available 24 hours a day and may be reached at 765-423-1118 or toll free at 1-888-345-1118.

What's Happening at YWCA?

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Registration for new Y-Dance families opens on Monday, August 12! Class options available for dancers of all abilities, age 3+, including ballet/jazz fusion, ballet, tap, and hip hop. For more information, visit ywcalafayette.org or call 765-423-7021.

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Online registration is now open for all YWCA youth volleyball programs. Class options for children in Kindergarten through 7th grade. Volleyball improves motor skills while developing teamwork and communication. Contact Dody at 765-423-7020 or learn more.

Support Our Mission:
Upcoming Programs & Events

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Online registration is now open for the 2019 Point 1K on September 21. It may be the shortest road race in town, but it's the biggest party! All proceeds benefit YWCA's Women's Cancer Program. Learn more »

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Expressions is a healing art workshop for all survivors of trauma where participants explore emotions and renew a sense of self in a supportive space.Next workshop: Friday, August 16  Learn more »

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SAVE THE DATE! The 13th Annual Holiday Bingo & Silent Auction will be held on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at YWCA Greater Lafayette. You won't want to miss this night of fun, food, prizes and great gifts.

If you are interested in learning more about programs, events and opportunities at YWCA Greater Lafayette, please email communications@ywcalafayette.org and we will connect you with the appropriate staff member for your interests and goals.

YWCA Greater Lafayette is always looking for passionate community members to get involved with committee work, volunteer opportunities, or to discuss new ideas and ways we can work together to eliminate racism and empower women in our community.

Connect today and join us on a mission.

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