*These numbers based on the YWCA National campaign


Press Releases

  • YWCA Honors Shirley T. Frye

    It was a grand event. Lindy Garnette, CEO of the YWCA Greensboro welcomed a large crowd to honor Shirley T. Frye for whom our building is now named. Enjoy the photos of the day.

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  • 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.

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  • There is no Plan B for some women pursuing reproductive health services

    Reproductive Health Issues for Women of Color

    (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.

    BCBSNC Campaign Press Release

  • Zachary Gives Heart and Time to Serve Others

    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.”

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  • Project Lighthouse Makes YWCA Shine

  • Students Make Bedtime Softer for Shelter Residents

    A classroom project produces beautiful handmade pillows for a softer night’s sleep at the Family Shelter.

  • A&T Donates Backpacks to YWCA Shelter Families

    A&T State University students donate to the Family Shelter

  • Guilfordian Highlights Stand Against Racism Event

    Stand Against Racism GSO gained the attention of the Guilfordian student newspaper. Read the story here.

  • Stand Against Racism in Greensboro set for 4/29

    Stand Against Racism GSO is set for Friday, April 29, 5 to 7 pm
    at the YWCA Greensboro, 1807 Wendover Ave., E.

  • Secret Red Project Benefits YWCA Greensboro

    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.

  • March of Dimes - Press Release

    The YWCA Greensboro will continue to serve pregnant women with substance use disorders thanks to a grant from the North Carolina Chapter of March of Dimes.

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