It's Official! Welcome to the Shirley T. Frye YWCA Greensboro
It’s Official! On Sept. 15, 2016 YWCA Greensboro board members, staff and friends gathered to witness the unveiling of the building sign proclaiming the facility is now the Shirley T. Frye YWCA Greensboro. Shirley and her husband, Henry, were present to join in the celebration.
(WOMENSENEWS)– In the lobby of an emergency room in Vermont, Massachusetts, I signed in, writing my name on a yellow card and scribed the word “MISCARRIAGE.” I settled into a hard chair after the receptionist fed me an unnecessarily pitiful look. She looked at me, but she was also looking at a black woman she knew all too well; one whose body could not hold the pressure of bringing another black life into an anti-black world.
BCBSNC Invests in Greensboro Families
Blue Cross NC believes in the power of education and is committed to improving the quality of life for Greensboro families. A generous gift of $25,000 will help the YWCA Greensboro make a difference in so many ways. Check out our press release for more information.
Zachary Gonzalez’ mother calls him an “old soul” and says “he has always been filled with such compassion toward others. He always wanted to give the man on the street a dollar, a blanket, food and comfort. Zachary never feared anyone, never asked why but simply believed God put him there to help and He would provide.”
The Secret Red Project is sponsored by a group of Appalachian State University students that aims to bring awareness about of menstrual hygiene being a concern for young women in underprivileged areas and their need for proper feminine products.