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YWCA Among the Groups Raising Funds for Immigrant Families

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Rock County, Wisconsin – YWCA Rock County, with the support of the newly created immigrant task forces in Beloit and Janesville, has started a relief fund for immigrant families facing severe economic hardship due to the COVID-19 crisis. More than 50 families in Rock County have reported to the YWCA a need for financial assistance due to job… Continue Reading YWCA Among the Groups Raising Funds for Immigrant Families

YWCA Executive Director releases statement on the death of George Floyd and the subsequent responses

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Janesville, Wisconsin – Angela Moore, Executive Director of YWCA Rock County, offers this statement following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, which led to nationwide protests. “As a mother and grandmother of black children, I fear the world may not see them as I do. I fear the world does not look at my… Continue Reading YWCA Executive Director releases statement on the death of George Floyd and the subsequent responses

Stateline Community Foundation grant provides funding to expand YWCA Rock County transportation assistance program

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Beloit, Wisconsin – Lack of reliable transportation can be a major hurdle when it comes to retaining a job. YWCA Rock County, through the Economic Empowerment Center, provides assistance by supplying clients with bus tokens or gas cards.  To receive benefits, which are distributed on a monthly basis, applicants must meet certain criteria linked to… Continue Reading Stateline Community Foundation grant provides funding to expand YWCA Rock County transportation assistance program

YWCA Rock County launches virtual fundraiser ahead of 2020 Walk a Mile In Her Shoes

Monday, May 18, 2020

Janesville, Wisconsin – YWCA Rock County launched an expanded virtual fundraiser ahead of 2020 Walk a Mile in Her Shoes. The money raised will directly benefit domestic violence victims, by providing vital funding for YWCA Rock County’s emergency domestic violence shelter and other essential resources. Due to COVID-19 related closures of businesses and entertainment venues,… Continue Reading YWCA Rock County launches virtual fundraiser ahead of 2020 Walk a Mile In Her Shoes

YWCA Rock County to hold a virtual Stand Against Racism event through the YWCA Rock County Facebook page

Monday, May 18, 2020

Janesville, Wisconsin – YWCA Rock County is hosting a virtual Stand Against Racism event on May 18 at noon through the YWCA Rock County Facebook page. Stand Against Racism is a signature campaign of YWCA USA, meant to build community among those working for racial justice. The theme for 2020 is civic engagement and Census… Continue Reading YWCA Rock County to hold a virtual Stand Against Racism event through the YWCA Rock County Facebook page