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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...

KOMAX has made a huge impact in the community. They’ve raised nearly $150,000 granting wishes for children with serious illness through the Make-A-Wish Foundation, and recently became a YWCA Leader for Change.

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month was a hard sell for me in years past. Nevertheless, I finally get it. I finally know the celebration is about embracing my history and culture of being a proud, strong Chicana woman who has powered through the darkest of times in the...

Why is the YWCA mission to eliminate racism so important? Why do we race to end racism on April 28?

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