News and Press
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Posted August 3, 2012
Pat Shea named to Vanderbilt Center for Nashville Studies Board
Posted June 12, 2012
YWCA Celebrity Auction Raises Over $86,000 for domestic violence programs!
Posted April 26, 2012
Domestic violence law jeopardized by partisanship
Posted April 25, 2012
Domestic violence leading cause of crime against people
Posted July 10, 2011
Women's CEO group puts aside small talk
Posted June 28, 2011
Pat Shea, YWCA President & CEO, Receives CABLE's "Promote Women Award"
Posted June 13, 2011
Martina McBride Wows the Crowd with Her Generous Spirit At the YWCA Celebrity Auction
Posted March 12, 2011
Woman, man dead in suspected murder-suicide
Posted February 16, 2011
YWCA warns of teen dating violence
The YWCA is warning parents and teens to become better educated about teen dating violence.
Posted December 2, 2010
Domestic-abuse deaths high in TN
Violence follows patterns that many fail to see. A recent Tennessean article reported that our state ranks fifth in the nation for the number of women murdered by men.
Posted October 23, 2010
Nashville Coalition Against Domestic Violence Recognizes the YWCA
Posted September 21, 2010
YWCA Finalist in CNM 2010 Salute to Excellence
Posted June 25, 2010
7 Women Honored for Outstanding Community Service
The YWCA of Nashville and Middle Tennessee is honoring some of the best of the best for outstanding service in our community.
Posted March 3, 2010
Thousands Report Elderly Abuse in Tennessee
YWCA VP of Programs says Elder Abuse is widespread on NewsChannel5.
"Seniors that are being abused, about 90 percent of those cases report that the abuse is imposed on the victim by a family member," said Sessions.
Posted February 2010
Nashville Lifestyles features YWCA and Today I Am book
Posted November 2009
Nashville's Unsung Heroes
Nashville Lifestyles recognizes Nicky Weaver and Sigourney Cheek for their work on the "Burn the Mortgage" Campaign Benefiting the YWCA
Posted July 28, 2009
Metro Drops GED Training, YWCA Will Provide Program
Citing poor performance, the state has pulled funding for Metro Nashville's GED training program...
Posted July 27, 2009
More Reports of Abuse During Tough Times
More domestic violence cases are being reported in the mid-state and it seems cases of shaken baby syndrome...
Posted July 1, 2009
Nashville Lifestyles - PROFILE: Patricia Glaser Shea
Patricia Glaser Shea's day begins at 5:45 a.m., lifting weights and walking with a friend at the gym. On the way to her office...
Posted May 15, 2009
Billboards Celebrate Successful Fundraising Campaign!
Sigourney Cheek and Nicky Weaver led a very successful 12-month campaign, raising over $2 million to eliminate the debt...
Posted January 23, 2009
Tennessee Titans Recognize Diane Harsha and the YWCA as the 2008 Community Quarterback Award Runner-Up
The Tennessee Titans recognized four of Tennessee's top volunteers during the 2008 Titans Community Quarterback Awards...
Posted December 2008
Tennessee Titans Wives Association Host Holiday Party for Weaver Domestic Violence Center
Tennessee Titans Wives Association hosted a generous and festive holiday dinner with gifts for women and children in the YWCA Weaver Domestic Violence Shelter...
New Grant Funds Transportation for Families Leaving Violent Homes
YWCA has received a $5,000 grant from Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee. The grant will fund cab rides and MTA bus passes for women and their families...
Associated Builders and Contractors Adopt Weaver Domestic Violence Center
Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC) has generously committed to renovate and update the Weaver Domestic Violence Center...