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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

YWCA Rock County receives $4,000 emergency grant from Stateline Community Foundation

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Janesville, Wisconsin – The Stateline Community Foundation awarded a $4,000 grant to YWCA Rock County. The grant is part of the foundation’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  YWCA Rock County continues to provide domestic violence victims with housing and additional resources. Currently, there are 21 adults and 51 children living in the emergency domestic violence… Continue Reading YWCA Rock County receives $4,000 emergency grant from Stateline Community Foundation

Following the closures of schools in Wisconsin, YWCA Rock County is suspending all child care programming

Monday, March 16, 2020

Janesville, Wisconsin – All YWCA Rock County child care services will be suspended following the closure of schools in Wisconsin.   Late Friday (3/13) afternoon, Governor Tony Evers ordered schools in the state to close until at least April 6, to help mitigate the spread of the coronavirus. As part of our child care program, YWCA… Continue Reading Following the closures of schools in Wisconsin, YWCA Rock County is suspending all child care programming