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Chaput-Avery Foundation Announcement

Chaput-Avery Family Foundation Funds New Scholars Program for Girls Inc. at YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee

Friday, July 12, 2019

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 12, 2019) The Chaput-Avery Family Foundation announced today a commitment to fund a new program for Girls Inc. at YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee named “The Chaput-Avery Scholars Program.” Girls Inc. is a national non-profit dedicated to inspiring all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. With more than 1,400 Girls Inc.… Continue Reading Chaput-Avery Family Foundation Funds New Scholars Program for Girls Inc. at YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee

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National Conference on Ending Violence Against Women Takes Center Stage in Nashville Sept. 9 and 10

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

      NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 18, 2019) – YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee will host the first ever national conference on violence against women and healthy masculinity Sept. 9 and 10 in Nashville. Keynote and featured speakers include Time Magazine’s 2017 Person of the Year and Silence Breaker, Terry Crews, actor and former NFL… Continue Reading National Conference on Ending Violence Against Women Takes Center Stage in Nashville Sept. 9 and 10

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YWCA Family Learning Center Graduation Celebrates Dedication to Education and Diversity

Friday, June 14, 2019

  NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 10, 2019) – YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee celebrated 65 women and men and their families at the annual Family Learning Center Graduation on Saturday, June 8 at Trevecca University’s Boone Convocation Center. The graduates passed the challenging HiSET (formerly GED) exam and walked across the stage in cap and gown… Continue Reading YWCA Family Learning Center Graduation Celebrates Dedication to Education and Diversity

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Draper James and VSP Eyes of Hope Commit Nearly $4 Million to Fund Eye Care and Eyewear in Support of Young Women

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

NASHVILLE, TENN., June 6, 2019 – When was your last eye exam? If you’re a woman, there’s a one-in-four chance it was more than two years ago, but it’s not something to be overlooked: More women than men are at risk for vision loss from eye diseases like glaucoma and macular degeneration. To help ensure… Continue Reading Draper James and VSP Eyes of Hope Commit Nearly $4 Million to Fund Eye Care and Eyewear in Support of Young Women

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YWCA Spring Breakfast Brings Nashville Community Together to Break the Cycle of Domestic Violence

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

  NA SHVILLE, Tenn. (May 7, 2019)—Seventeen years after escaping an abusive marriage, a Nashville mother shared her story of survival, hope, and healing with 1,000 guests at the YWCA Spring Breakfast on Tuesday, April 30.  Elia Bass was joined on stage at the Music City Center by her 20-year old son, Roy Tapia. He… Continue Reading YWCA Spring Breakfast Brings Nashville Community Together to Break the Cycle of Domestic Violence