YWCA Northwestern Illinois to register voters on National Voter Registration Day, September 28, 2021

  SEPTEMBER 28, 2021 IS NATIONAL VOTER REGISTRATION DAY YWCA Northwestern Illinois and League of Women Voters plan to register voters to celebrate the national holiday.   On September 28, the League of Women Voters of Greater Rockford and YWCA Northwestern Illinois will host a voter registration event at YWCA Northwestern Illinois, 4990 E. State…

Week Without Violence 2021

BEYOND RESILIENCE: FROM SURVIVING to THRIVING Week Without Violence is part of a global movement with YWCAs across the country and around the world to end violence against women and girls. At YWCA, we know that not all violence is acknowledged or responded to equally and that some victims go unrecognized altogether. That’s why, for…

Nicole Radford and Deputy Chief Tammie Stanley Join YWCA Northwestern Illinois Board of Directors

Two New Members Elected to YWCA Board of Directors   Rockford, IL—YWCA Northwestern Illinois welcomes two new members to the Board of Directors: Nicole Radford and Deputy Chief Tammie Stanley. Each will serve a three year term for up to three terms.   About Nicole—Nicole Radford, FACHE, MS, MT(ASCP) is the Director of Laboratory Services…

YWCA NORTHWESTERN ILLINOIS RECEIVES $1 MILLION GIFT FROM PHILANTHROPIST MACKENZIE SCOTT

Rockford, IL– In an announcement made Tuesday, billionaire philanthropist MacKenzie Scott named 384 organizations that will receive more than $4 billion in funding. Ms. Scott is a novelist, billionaire and venture philanthropist. She recently signed the Giving Pledge, committing to give at least half of her wealth to charity. YWCA Northwestern Illinois will receive $1…