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YWCA Rock County Awarded Grant to Cover Extra Cleaning Costs

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Janesville, Wisconsin- As the COVID-19 pandemic wears on, YWCA Rock County continues to safely serve clients. To help offset some of the increased costs associated with increased cleaning, the Stateline Community Foundation awarded YWCA Rock County a $500 grant for additional protective gear and cleaning supplies. The additional supplies and gear will be utilized by… Continue Reading YWCA Rock County Awarded Grant to Cover Extra Cleaning Costs

YWCA Rock County announces retirement of Vicki Brown, Racial Justice Coordinator

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Janesville, Wisconsin – YWCA Rock County is announcing the retirement of Racial Justice Coordinator, Vicki Brown. Brown first came to the YWCA as a volunteer, before being hired as the Racial Justice Coordinator. During her two years as a volunteer, and three years as an employee at YWCA Rock County, Brown oversaw the planning and… Continue Reading YWCA Rock County announces retirement of Vicki Brown, Racial Justice Coordinator

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