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YWCA Mohawk Valley Receives $20,000 Grant from Mary Kay Ash Foundation

Tuesday, January 17, 2023

Award to Fund Domestic Violence Shelters UTICA, N.Y. (Jan. 17, 2023) – YWCA Mohawk Valley (YWCA MV) was awarded a $20,000 grant from the Mary Kay Ash Foundation to benefit the agency’s domestic violence shelters. In October, the Mary Kay Ash Foundation pledged $1 million in grants to 50 domestic violence shelters across the country… Continue Reading YWCA Mohawk Valley Receives $20,000 Grant from Mary Kay Ash Foundation

Salute 23 Nominations Deadline Extended

Salute to Outstanding Women Nomination Deadline Extended!

Thursday, December 8, 2022

Nomination Period Extended through December 16, 2022 UTICA, N.Y. (Dec. 7, 2022) – Nominations for YWCA Mohawk Valley’s (YWCA MV’s) Salute to Outstanding Women awards have been extended by one week and will now close on Friday, December 16. To make your nomination, visit ywcamv.org/Salute. “This is an exciting time of year for us, getting… Continue Reading Salute to Outstanding Women Nomination Deadline Extended!

Call for Nominations: Salute to Outstanding Women 2023

Thursday, November 10, 2022

YWCA Mohawk Valley Seeks to Honor Eight Local Women UTICA, N.Y. (Nov. 10, 2022) – YWCA Mohawk Valley (YWCA MV) is seeking nominations for their 2023 Salute to Outstanding Women awards. Nominations for this year’s celebration must be submitted by Friday, December 9, 2022. To nominate an Outstanding Woman, visit ywcamv.org/Salute. Salute to Outstanding Women… Continue Reading Call for Nominations: Salute to Outstanding Women 2023

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Kristin’s Fund and YWCA Mohawk Valley Announce New Collaboration

Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Partnership Dedicated to Supporting Survivors of Domestic Violence UTICA, N.Y. (Nov. 1, 2022) – Kristin’s Fund is partnering with YWCA Mohawk Valley (YWCA MV) by providing a $10,000 Emergency Fund to aid individuals and families fleeing domestic violence. The fund is dedicated to supporting clients in YWCA MV’s residential programs. “The idea for Kristin’s Emergency… Continue Reading Kristin’s Fund and YWCA Mohawk Valley Announce New Collaboration

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On a Mission to Eradicate Domestic Violence in Our Community

Monday, October 3, 2022

Observing National Domestic Violence Awareness Month at YWCA Mohawk Valley Each October, everything at YWCA Mohawk Valley (YWCA MV) turns purple. Not a new shade of orange for Halloween, not reds and yellows like the autumn leaves, but a vibrant, deliberate purple. Why? Purple is the official color for domestic violence awareness, and October is… Continue Reading On a Mission to Eradicate Domestic Violence in Our Community

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YWCA MV Thanks MTPT for $30,000 Award to Support Domestic Violence Shelter Programs

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

YWCA Mohawk Valley Receives Award from M&T Bank/Partners Trust Bank Charitable Fund (MTPT) UTICA, N.Y. (Sept. 27, 2022) – YWCA Mohawk Valley (YWCA MV) was awarded $30,000 by M&T Bank/Partners Trust Bank Charitable Fund (MTPT) to support the agency’s two domestic violence shelters. After granting a similar award in 2021, MTPT raised their gift amount… Continue Reading YWCA MV Thanks MTPT for $30,000 Award to Support Domestic Violence Shelter Programs

YWCA Mohawk Valley Statement on SCOTUS Decision to Overturn Roe v. Wade

Friday, June 24, 2022

Agency Affirms a Woman’s Right to Choose UTICA, N.Y. (June 24, 2022) – YWCA Mohawk Valley (YWCA MV) is deeply frustrated, disappointed, and angered by the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. With a number of trigger laws in place in nearly half the states, this decision already has disastrous implications for women… Continue Reading YWCA Mohawk Valley Statement on SCOTUS Decision to Overturn Roe v. Wade