YWCA


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YWCA

abbr.
Young Women's Christian Association

YWCA

abbreviation for
(Ecclesiastical Terms) Young Women's Christian Association

YWCA

or Y.W.C.A.,

Young Women's Christian Association.
Translations

YWCA

[ˌwaɪdʌbəljuːsiːˈeɪ] n abbr (=Young Women's Christian Association) → UCJF(= union chrétienne de jeunes filles)

YWCA

abbr of Young Women’s Christian AssociationCVJF m
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Ailleo is the Director of the YWCA Alaska Women's Economic Empowerment Center in Anchorage.
As a one-time Christian organisation the YWCA would also have considered the spiritual needs of all they worked with and influenced.
Jude Featherstone, accompanied by YWCA worker Becky Matthews, got the chance to stroll through the famous Garden of Buckingham Palace and to see members of the Royal Family at the party held annually by The Queen.
The Janesville Gazette reported that Dabiri shed tears when award presenter, Allison Hokinson of the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) of Rock County, read words written by Dabiri and Shahlapour's daughter, MinaLiza Shahlapour:
All proceeds from book sales will support the YWCA transitional housing program for women in crisis that helps more than 100 women a year achieve new lives.
While many Americans today may view their local Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) as little more than a fitness facility, the national YWCA and its local affiliates have been vibrant arenas for women's work for social change and for religious development from its founding (from the merger of a number of existing women's Christian organizations) in 1906.
The new "CourtCare" center became a reality thanks to a grant obtained by the YWCA from The Florida Bar Foundation, as well as cash and in-kind donations from the YWCA and local bar associations.
James Quinn and Patrick Heeg, previously of Trammell Crow Company and now of CB Richard Ellis Inc., represented the YWCA.
"For the past five years," writes Sherrill Redmon, Director of the SOPHIA SMITH COLLECTION OF WOMEN'S HISTORY MANUSCRIPTS at Smith College, "we have been wrestling the 800-pound gorilla that is the archives of the YWCA OF THE USA into submission.
ST HELENS: The YWCA Young Women's Centre is setting up a steering group with a pounds 6,500 from The Community Foundation for Merseyside.
The other was that the local YWCA, where I had been exercising for twenty years, offered institutional memberships to local agencies, like day care centers, which used these memberships as a staff benefit or incentive.