Category: Volunteer

Self-Care Kits Show How Much We Care

Little things can add up in a big way. Self-care kits—an assortment of personal care and beauty items—are especially important during Week Without Violence. It’s a time when we raise awareness and advocate for the accessible, effective, and consistent resources that survivors need to build the flourishing futures they deserve.

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Thank You 3M Legal Affairs For Your Volunteer Service

Thank you to 3M Legal Affairs for supporting YWCA St. Paul during your Day of Service. In October, 3M volunteers donated items, assembled them into birthday party bags and dropped the finished bags off at our Health & Fitness Center. The shiny colorful bags are packed with festive birthday party supplies and will make birthdays more special for our families.

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Thank You CHS For Your Partnership

YWCA St. Paul thanks CHS for partnering with us for Women’s Equality month. The CHS team made a generous donation of 13 boxes of personal hygiene products—ranging from soap to hairbrushes—that will be provided to our Housing and individual participants.

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Thank You Thomson Reuters Volunteers!

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.

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Thank You to Roundel™ Volunteers

YWCA St. Paul extends our heartfelt gratitude to Roundel™, Target’s in-house media company, for the invitation to present to the Roundel team. Deena Zubulake, YWCA St. Paul’s Director of Programs, discussed a variety of racial justice programs and opportunities at YWCA St. Paul, including the 21 Day Racial Equity & Social Justice Challenge.

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Helping Our Community One Pie At A Time

Rose McGee, owner of Sweet Potato Comfort Pies, and Bonnie Alton, owner of Great Harvest Bread Company in St. Paul, joined together to recruit volunteers to help bake and deliver 46 sweet potato pies to George Floyd Square, as George Floyd was 46 when he died. They then decided to make additional pies to give to families in YWCA St. Paul’s transitional housing program and to Ujamaa Place, an organization that provides holistic transformation for young African-American men experiencing inequity at the intersection of race and poverty.

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