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Princeton Chamber of Commerce Awards $10,000 Grant

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

YWCA Princeton was recently announced as one of the winners of the regional 2018 Community Development Awards by the Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce. With grants ranging from $5,000 to $10,000 the Princeton Regional Chamber, in partnership with the Chamber Foundation and the Princeton Area Community Foundation has provided over $200,000 in grants to not-for-profit … Read More

Help Provide Holiday Gifts to Children & Families

Friday, November 2, 2018

YWCA Princeton’s St. Nicholas Project is seeking help to spread cheer this holiday season. The project provides holiday presents to help local families in need. Gifts can be donated by community members, individuals, families and businesses. The St. Nicholas Project was founded in 2000 by Princeton resident and long-time YWCA supporter Jill Jachera, who saw … Read More

YWCA Robotics at Black Women & Girls Caucus

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

On Saturday, October 27th, members of the YWCA Princeton’s Robotics team attended the second annual In Her Power Conference, hosted by the Congressional Caucus on Black Women & Girls. Three members of Prototype G, an all-girls competitive Robotics team at the YWCA Princeton, participated in a day of learning devoted to the empowerment of Black … Read More

Improvements Continue

Friday, October 26, 2018

  Have you noticed the stacks of white material atop our building? Following an early autumn of unprecedented rainfall, work to replace our roof is underway.   Inside, things are happening as well. Whether you know it as the W Center or the APR (All Purpose Room), since the 1950s our auditorium has been a vital … Read More

Community Health Fair, Asm. Roy Freiman Visits

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

On Saturday, October 13th, the YWCA Princeton’s Breast Cancer Resource Center (BCRC) hosted its second Community Health Fair. Over two hundred attendees came to the Community Health Fair to access free health services and education. In total, the Community Health Fair provided 49 blood pressure and blood sugar screenings, 34 mammograms, 30 clinical breast exams, … Read More

YWCA Princeton’s Needlework Classes To End

Monday, October 8, 2018

As of this fall, the YWCA Princeton’s Needlework Class will no longer be offered.  Instructor, Jane Sweeney, who has been teaching this popular class for the past 30 years, will be moving on.  Many of her students have said, “It feels like the end of an era”. Since 1987, Jane Sweeney has taught a wide … Read More

YWCA Princeton Receives $1,500 Grant From Investors Foundation

Thursday, October 4, 2018

YWCA Princeton recently received a $1,500 grant from Investors Foundation. This grant will help further YWCA Princeton’s mission of eliminating racism and empowering women, by providing scholarship funding that will assist families with young children enrolled in our Princeton-based Bilingual Nursery School. The funding allows low-income Latino parents to provide their children with a vital … Read More

Friends of the YWCA Meet At Annual Luncheon

Friday, September 28, 2018

On Thursday, September 27, we honored our dedicated and generous Friends of the YWCA Princeton at the Annual Friends Luncheon. Friends of the YWCA Princeton are a cherished group of members who support the YWCA Princeton with a donation of $150 or more to the Annual Fund. The Friends’ continued passion and support enable us to advance our mission … Read More

YWCA Princeton Stands In Solidarity With Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Survivors Everywhere

Monday, September 24, 2018

Since Dr. Christine Blasey Ford came forward with an allegation of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, she has been endlessly harassed, threatened and her credibility has been repeatedly questioned. Today, YWCA Princeton proudly joined YWCA USA, the #MeToo movement and other sister organizations across USA, for a National Walkout and Moment of … Read More

Upper Lot Closed

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Work on the YWCA Princeton’s roof continues as planned. (Read more about that plan here.) The next phase will include demolition of the canopy that connects the YWCA Program Building to the YMCA, shown in yellow on the diagram. Demolition will begin on Monday, September 10 and is expected to last a week. In order … Read More