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In 2018, You Made a Difference!

Thursday, December 6, 2018

A letter from the director… What can an organization accomplish in a single year? As 2018 and my first six months as your executive director come to a close, I stand amazed at the work we’ve accomplished together.  This past year alone, YWCA Greater Lafayette provided 8,205 nights of safe shelter to 405 victims of… Continue Reading In 2018, You Made a Difference!

Network Luncheon: December 2018

Thursday, November 15, 2018

“State of the Opioid Epidemic: An Update” Presented by Pat Harrington, Tippecanoe County Prosecutor. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, more than 115 people in the United States die every day after overdosing on opioids. Opioids, such as prescription pain relievers, heroin and synthetic opioids such as fentanyl are becoming more and more… Continue Reading Network Luncheon: December 2018

We Need Real Solutions, Not Platitudes

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Statement by YWCA USA CEO, Alejandra Y. Castillo “In last night’s State of the Union address, President Trump doubled down on his standard dog-whistle of divisive rhetoric and scapegoating our most underserved communities. Last night’s litany of policies focused on building a border wall, separating immigrant families and ramping up penalties for drug offenders. He… Continue Reading We Need Real Solutions, Not Platitudes

Network Luncheon: November 2018

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

“To Grandmother’s House We Go” With seniors living longer, Tippecanoe county will need more senior housing. More innovative senior housing. How can it be done with the rising costs of healthcare and housing and an ever increasing poverty rate? This candid conversation will address some of the community’s options in aging gracefully and navigating a myriad of potential solutions. A must-attend event for: healthcare providers social service agencies… Continue Reading Network Luncheon: November 2018

Dine Out Against Domestic Violence

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Dine Out Against Domestic Violence Wednesday, October 24 In need of a night off of cooking? Or just want to spend some time with your friends and family? Grab your crew and head to one of three participating restaurants supporting YWCA Greater Lafayette’s Purple Purse Challenge campaign on October 24 through our Dine Out Against… Continue Reading Dine Out Against Domestic Violence