Come To The Table For These Amazing Women And Businesses!

YWCA Women of the Year Nominees Announced Thirty-three women and businesses nominated for the 44th annual awards event Twenty-eight fascinating women and five exceptional businesses will be in the spotlight as we host our 44th annual Women of the Year awards event! This event highlighting the valuable role of these thirty-three women and businesses in shaping the Fargo-Moorhead…
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A Path Out Of Darkness

Domestic abuse has many forms. Not long ago, a woman came to our shelter exhausted, withdrawn and weak from years of cruel verbal abuse. Her husband called her disgusting, fat, dirty and ugly. He called her a terrible mother. He berated her continually and in deliberate secrecy. When others left the room, sometimes just for…
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You Can Help Break The Cycle Of Violence

Her marriage was marked by more than a decade of hitting, chokeholds and surveillance of her every move. Dani summoned the courage to leave and she found refuge at the YWCA emergency shelter with her two children. Her advocate talked frankly with her about her abuser’s use of control. Dani felt relief from the daily…
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Cherries For Charity Celebrates 34 Years!

Cherries: the quintessential summer fruit. Whether you are gathered around a bonfire, cooling off in the pool, or manning the grill at your neighborhood cookout, cherries are the perfect pairing to any summer tradition. July is the peak of the cherry harvest which means Cherries for Charity is upon us. This meaningful (and tasty) event…
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Let The Wild Rumpus Begin!

In the classic children’s book Where the Wild Things Are, a young boy named Max is hailed as king of the Wild Things on a mysterious make-believe island.  He proudly decrees that it is time for the Wild Rumpus to begin and then enjoys a playful romp with his new friends. On Thursday, June 16th…
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