Category Archives: Events

Register for Women’s Advocacy Day 2018!

Register for Women’s Advocacy Day 2018!

Please join the YWCA Southeastern Massachusetts, Women’s Fund Southeastern Massachusetts and all of the various constituents from the Southeastern Massachusetts region to attend Women’s Advocacy Day, hosted by the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women, on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at the Massachusetts State House in Boston. It is the perfect opportunity to advocate… Continue Reading

Registration for Sister 2 Sister 2018 is open!

Registration for Sister 2 Sister 2018 is open!

Are you ready for a day filled with activities at UMASS Dartmouth?! Save the Date for May 5, 2018 To REGISTER ONLINE please click HERE! Please Click HERE to download Sister 2 Sister registration form (WORD) FORMAT. Please Click HERE to download Sister 2 Sister registration form (PDF) FORMAT. To Sponsor a girl for Sister… Continue Reading

15th Annual Red Dress Fashion Show

15th Annual Red Dress Fashion Show

The YWCA Southeastern Massachusetts is holding its 15th Annual Red Dress Fashion Show to raise awareness of heart disease in women.   All proceeds from the event benefit the YWCA HEARTplus Program.   This event will be held on Wednesday, February 28, 2018, at 5:30 p.m. at the Century House in Acushnet, MA. The YWCA HEARTplus Program focuses on outreach, education, raising… Continue Reading

Voices of Women: Oscar Special

Voices of Women: Oscar Special

Voice of Women Host and Executive Director of the YWCA, Gail Fortes and three YWCA Board members, Dr. Juli Parker Dean of Students at UMASS Dartmouth, former New Bedford City Councilor Jane Gonsalves, and Public Speaker and Advocate, Ashley Bendiksen discussed and compared nine major movies that are nominated for Oscar Awards. The genre, plot,… Continue Reading

Red Dress 2017

Red Dress 2017

On February 16, 2017, the YWCA held it’s 14th Annual Red Dress event at the Century House in Acushnet to raise money for heart health. Guests began to arrive at 5:30pm to enjoy cocktail hour followed by dinner at 6:30pm. Guest Speaker Terry Monteiro captivated the audience with her heart disease story of survival. The… Continue Reading

Resources For Homeless: Winter 2017

Resources For Homeless: Winter 2017

  Please Call PAACA for any questions at  (508) 997-9051 Local Homeless Resources and Street Sheets: From the New Bedford Homeless Providers Network Website  New Bedford Street Sheet in English (PDF)  New Bedford Street Sheet in Spanish (PDF) New Bedford STreet Sheet in Portugese (PDF) IF you cannot access the street sheets located above, please go… Continue Reading