Every four years, the World YWCA conducts a series of business meetings inviting women from YWCAs in 120 countries. The focus of these meetings is empowering women, laying out the strategic framework for a movement focused on gender equality and ending violence, electi...

May 3, 2019

Check out this volunteer spotlight on WCHS's Shauna Johnson, published in South Hills Living Magazine May 2019 edition! Shauna was recognized for her involvement with "Over the Edge", benefitting the YWCA Charleston's Campaign to End Racism!

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Check out this volunteer spotlight, published in South Hills Living Magazine on Mikayla and Kathy Dent!

Check out this volunteer spotlight in South Hills Living Magazine on Frank Fazzolari with his involvement of Friends of Sojourner's Style Show!

February 27, 2019

Start with 11 amazing ladies who are full of love. Introduce them to an innovative corporal with the Charleston Police Department (CPD). And what do you get?

I met Kelly Shafer in 2009 while working my summer internship at Suttle & Stalnaker, PLLC...

February 11, 2019

A life of service is the only thing Brigadier General Paige Hunter has known...

February 4, 2019

Chicken pox, stomach viruses, booster shots, mono, countless ear infections, strep throat – these are just a few of the calamities Dr. Joan Phillips helped me through...

When I walked into the children’s rec room at the YWCA Sojourner’s Shelter for Homeless Women & Families, a beaming, polite, charming woman extended her hand...

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