The latest guidelines at YWCA St. Paul require face coverings for all YW employees, and for fitness members and visitors that are unvaccinated. We strongly encourage facial coverings for everyone regardless of vaccination status, and continue to encourage social distancing, fitness reservation systems, self-cleaning stations and staying home if you are not feeling well.
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YWCA St. Paul’s housing programs provide housing and supportive services to single-parent families. Children in our programs will need supplies for the upcoming school year. Our families have limited resources and purchasing school supplies can be a challenge.
Help students in our housing programs continue virtual learning with the supplies they need!
Dr. Yohuru Williams, YWCA St. Paul’s Board Chair takes a straightforward approach to allocating his time. “Part of my calculation is to ask, where is the greatest need and where can I have the greatest impact? Where I allocate my time is influenced by where I can create ripples—ripples that amplify the work that’s already being done.”
Ramsey County and YWCA St. Paul are teaming up to hold a free COVID-19 vaccination event at our Health & Fitness Center (HFC). Clinicians from Community Clinics will be administering the Pfizer (2 dose) vaccine on August 27 between 5:00 – 7:00 pm (first dose) and on September 17 between 5:00 – 7:00 pm (second dose).
YWCA St. Paul thanks the amazing volunteers from Thomson Reuters for their time and effort in helping to transform our Oxford property. The volunteers painted the hallways of the three buildings and renovated the playground by cleaning up weeds and laying new rubber mulch.
Join us for our Equity & Justice Community Conversation on Wednesday, August 18 at 4:30 p.m. focusing on the deep impact COVID-19 has had on women.
YWCA St. Paul thanks Kohl’s Woodbury for donating 5 boxes (close to 500 units) of beauty merchandise. The assortment of products, including makeup bags, skin care and makeup, will be provided to our Housing and individual participants.
La’Shante (Shaunie) Grigsby, YWCA St. Paul’s Youth Programs Manager, is set to open Flava Café, the first Black-owned coffee shop in St. Paul’s Frogtown neighborhood. Scheduled to open in October, Flava Café will be located at Frogtown Crossroads, a development on the northwest corner of University Avenue and Dale Street.