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YWCA Evanston/North Shore invites community to be part of 24-hour Oz Relay

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

The Flying Fish Aquatics program at YWCA Evanston/North Shore will hold its annual Oz Relay May 18 and 19 and invites the community to participate by swimming, sponsoring, or donating. This annual event supports the organization’s “Oz Fund,” which provides financial assistance to children in YWCA’s Flying Fish Swim School whose families cannot afford the… Continue Reading YWCA Evanston/North Shore invites community to be part of 24-hour Oz Relay

Jean and Andy Fies

Fies family pulled-pork event raises $8,000 for children at YWCA Evanston/North Shore

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

On Sunday, April 14, Evanston friends and neighbors pulled together with pulled pork to change young lives. For the sixth year in a row, the Fies family from Evanston hosted their pulled pork fundraiser. According to Andy Fies, who with his wife, Jean, and their three children, spearhead the fundraiser, it was the most successful… Continue Reading Fies family pulled-pork event raises $8,000 for children at YWCA Evanston/North Shore

YWCA Evanston/North Shore named diversity, equity, and inclusion expert by Catalyst:Ed

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

YWCA Evanston/North Shore was recently named to Catalyst:Ed’s expert network based on its expertise and leadership in diversity, equity, and inclusion. Catalyst:Ed is a non-profit organization that connects highly skilled professionals/groups with organizations that need expert help for short-term projects so they can amplify their impact. The organization selects experts, such as YWCA Evanston/North Shore,… Continue Reading YWCA Evanston/North Shore named diversity, equity, and inclusion expert by Catalyst:Ed

YWCA Flying Fish take sixth at national invitational

Friday, April 19, 2019

The Flying Fish swim team of YWCA Evanston/North Shore finished sixth overall at the Sun Kissed Invitational, a national meet held in Charlotte, North Carolina, March 28-31. Matt Gibson led the way for the Flying Fish, winning the senior boys 200-yard backstroke (1:51.08) and 200-yard butterfly (1:51.08). Gibson also took third in the 100-yard backstroke… Continue Reading YWCA Flying Fish take sixth at national invitational