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Green Bay Packers Foundation awards $7,000 grant to YWCA Rock County

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Janesville, Wisconsin – The Green Bay Packers Foundation awarded $7,000 to YWCA Rock County to help victims of domestic violence. The grant will provide a boost to the Alternatives to Violence program, which includes an emergency domestic violence shelter, 24-hour help line, as well as ongoing case management, support groups and legal advocacy for domestic… Continue Reading Green Bay Packers Foundation awards $7,000 grant to YWCA Rock County

YWCA Rock County Is Accepting Nominations for the 2020 Racial Justice Award

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Janesville, Wisconsin – YWCA Rock County is now accepting nominations for the 2020 Racial Justice Award. The award will be presented during the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration in January. The Racial Justice Award recognizes an individual that actively strives for eliminating racism and promoting racial equality. Individuals nominated should demonstrate leadership and service… Continue Reading YWCA Rock County Is Accepting Nominations for the 2020 Racial Justice Award

Fifth Annual Dorothy Height Diversity in the Workplace Award Presented to Beloit Area Community Health Center

Monday, November 18, 2019

Janesville, Wisconsin – Beloit Area Community Health Center is the recipient of the fifth annual YWCA Rock County Dorothy Height Diversity in the Workplace Award. The award is presented to businesses and organizations in Rock County that can show cultural diversity achievements, as well as a sustained commitment to racial justice in its policies and… Continue Reading Fifth Annual Dorothy Height Diversity in the Workplace Award Presented to Beloit Area Community Health Center

Chefs Cookin’ for a Cause brings together area businesses, while raising money for YWCA Rock County’s five programs

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Janesville, Wisconsin – YWCA Rock County’s Chefs Cookin’ for a Cause brings together restaurants, wineries and bakeries from Rock County and the surrounding areas. This year’s theme is Puttin’ on the Glitz. Chefs Cookin’ for a Cause will be November 14, 2019 at Janesville Country Club. Doors open at 5 p.m. Tasting begins at 5:30… Continue Reading Chefs Cookin’ for a Cause brings together area businesses, while raising money for YWCA Rock County’s five programs

YWCA Rock County to hold candlelight vigil to shed light on domestic violence

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Janesville, Wisconsin – Domestic violence claimed the lives of 47 people in Wisconsin in 2018, according to the state’s most recent Domestic Violence Homicide Report. Domestic violence is an equal opportunity crime. It does not discriminate. It affects people of all races, ages and genders. As part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we will hold… Continue Reading YWCA Rock County to hold candlelight vigil to shed light on domestic violence