The Association will thrust its collection power toward the elimination of racism
wherever it exists and by any means necessary.
We strive to create an environment through which women empower themselves and work to
lead non-violent and addiction-free lives. The ultimate purpose is to heal the wounds of
women and children, whether they are of the heart, mind, body or soul.
To provide other programs and services either alone or in conjunction with other
organizations or entities to serve the emergent needs of women and their children,
including but not limited to homeless, indigent, and alcohol-addicted and
drug-addicted pregnant women.
The YWCA of Eastern Union County will begin the new year launching
the first Annual Support Campaign, which asks support and contributions to be used
immediately which will help uphold the important work done by the YWCA. In the recent
past, the YWCA has planned special trips for families in shelters, received special gifts
and donations for the holiday season, held a Candlelight Vigil for New Jersey women who
died as a result of domestic violence during 1997, and held the Third Annual Charity Gala
in"celebration of the Spirit of Women." The gala has provided the necessary
steps to begin the first Annual Support Campaign in February, and helped set up a YWCA
Along with this, the YWCA/EUC provides a bimonthly newsletter, The Friendly Door, containing
updates on the YWCA, important facts given on domestic violence, shelters, improvement of
facilities, substance recovery, donations, etc. The YWCA provides Shelter services,
Counseling and Outreach Services, and Child Support Services, that can be provided by
calling or writing to the YWCA/EUC.
To become a member of YWCA of Eastern Union County, to learn about more ways you can
help the women of YWCA through volunteering, donations, becoming a client, or to simply
receive a newsletter for more information write, or call the YWCA, or visit them on the Web at
YWCA of Eastern Union County
research and report by: Katie McGowan
1131 East Jersey Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07201
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This information was provided by
The Friendly Door newsletter of the YWCA/EUC.