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Women of Distinction Awards 2017

Women of Distinction Awards 2017

                    PLEASE CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS   Women of Distinction Awardees 2017 Women of Distinction Marilyn Gonsalves Denise Porche Shana Silva Spirit of Leadership Award Milagros Sanchez-Gaton Yvonne Drayton Award The Honorable Bettina Borders Man of Distinction YWCA Ally Award Neal Weiss   YWCA Southeastern… Continue Reading

Registration for Sister 2 Sister 2017 is open!

Registration for Sister 2 Sister 2017 is open!

Are you ready for a day filled with activities at UMASS Dartmouth?! Save the Date for April 29, 2017 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 2 Sister please click HERE Pictures… 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