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YWCA Greenwich Announces New Chief Advancement Officer, Kathleen Seiden

Most recently, Ms. Seiden was Vice President of Development and Communications at the Family & Children’s Agency in Norwalk.

Prior to that, she was Director of Development at the Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich where she was responsible for all fundraising efforts to sustain the organization’s operating budget. Continue Reading →

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YWCA Greenwich Shares How to Spot Domestic Violence and ‘Cut it Out’ during Visit to Hopscotch

Leslie Coplin, LMSW, Prevention & Outreach Coordinator, the owner of Hopscotch Salon, Hisao Oe, Meredith Gold, LMSW, Director of Domestic Abuse Services of the YWCA Greenwich and Yajaira Gonzalez, Community Educator and Bilingual Advocate July 7, 2017. Photo: Sadie Smith

About two dozen stylists at Hopscotch Salon on Railroad Ave attended a talk by the YWCA of Greenwich on how to spot signs of domestic violence. In Greenwich, domestic violence is the second most investigated crime and the number one violent crime. Continue Reading →

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Emily Catherine Fedorko Foundation’s Gift Strengthens YWCA Greenwich Gymnastics Program

The YWCA Greenwich gymnastics program received a generous gift from the Emily Catherine Fedorko Foundation. The Foundation, created by Pam and Joe Fedorko in honor of their daughter Emily, provided a grant for a new, state-of-the-art spring floor to support the gymnastics tumbling mat. Continue Reading →

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Words Still Matter – Building a Community without Hate Event Honors Martin Luther King at YWCA Greenwich

Martin Luther King at YWCA of Greenwich - Greenwich Free Press

Due to the recent rise in hate speech and hate crimes, the YWCA’s focus for the event will be “Why Words Still Matter” in the context of building a community without hate. Featured guests will be Moderator, Steve Ginsburg, Director – Connecticut Region, Anti-Defamation League; Deirdre Daly, U.S. Attorney, State of Connecticut; Bobby Walker, Jr., Chief Executive Officer, Boys and Girls Club of Greenwich; and Dr. Salvatore Corda, Interim Superintendent, Greenwich Public Schools. Continue Reading →

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YWCA Greenwich Names Mary Lee Kiernan President and Chief Executive Officer

In her distinguished career, Ms. Kiernan worked as the Communications Director and then as Co-Chair of the Fund for Women and Girls at Fairfield County’s Community Foundation. She was Chair of the Connecticut Permanent Commission on the Status of Women, as well as former Board Chair of the Greenwich United Way. Continue Reading →

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