YWCA Evanston/North Shore unveils capital campaign for renovations and new shelter

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YWCA Evanston/North Shore unveils capital campaign for renovations and new shelter

Monday, March 8, 2021

YWCA Evanston/North Shore publicly announced this week a capital campaign titled “YWCA Campaign for the Future: Building More Equitable Communities.” Funds raised from the campaign will support YWCA Evanston/North Shore’s campus expansion and renovations, which include a new domestic violence shelter and family support center at its Church Street location. The organization broke ground on… Continue Reading YWCA Evanston/North Shore unveils capital campaign for renovations and new shelter

Groundbreaking for YWCA's new campus

YWCA Evanston/North Shore ceremonially breaks ground on expansion  

Thursday, September 24, 2020

Although YWCA Evanston/North Shore began working on its campus expansion and renovation several years ago, the organization held a small, socially distanced groundbreaking ceremony on September 17 at the YWCA to officially launch the project. “This morning marks an incredible milestone in the work of YWCA Evanston/North Shore,” said Karen Singer, president and CEO in… Continue Reading YWCA Evanston/North Shore ceremonially breaks ground on expansion  

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YWCA Evanston/North Shore awarded $1 million grant for campus expansion

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

YWCA Evanston/North Shore has been awarded a $1 million grant from the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation in support of its campus expansion, which will include a new building to support its domestic violence services and an upgrade of existing facilities. “We are honored and thrilled that the Weinberg Foundation, one of the largest private… Continue Reading YWCA Evanston/North Shore awarded $1 million grant for campus expansion

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YWCA Evanston/North Shore partners with Evanston Rebuilding Warehouse on deconstruction

Monday, November 11, 2019

YWCA Evanston/North Shore, in partnership with the Evanston Rebuilding Warehouse, has begun deconstruction of the property it owns at 1730 Ridge Avenue. This is the first step in YWCA’s long-range expansion plan, which will break ground in 2020. “Our campus expansion plan will greatly enhance our ability to provide comprehensive domestic violence services to women… Continue Reading YWCA Evanston/North Shore partners with Evanston Rebuilding Warehouse on deconstruction

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