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Thank you to everyone who donated during #GiveAtHomeMN.

Last week, Minnesotans joined together to give back during this tough time. Our YW community raised over $4,300 in support of our vital work! Your support allows us to provide urgently needed supplies and services for members of our community who are challenged by this crisis, like cases of diapers that aren’t covered by SNAP and WIC benefits, rental assistance for families who are furloughed or unable to work or school supplies that are necessary to continue distance-learning.

YWCA St. Paul has been eliminating racism and empowering women for over 100 years. In times of crisis, YW steps up to meet the needs of the most vulnerable. We can’t do it alone; thank you for standing with us during this tough time.

Thank you, again, for your support for YWCA St. Paul and for our community. Please stay safe, stay healthy and look out for each other.

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