Learn about offerings at YWCA Elgin during open house Oct. 23

  • Learn about the programs and services offered through the YWCA Elgin at an open house on Wednesday, Oct. 23.

    Learn about the programs and services offered through the YWCA Elgin at an open house on Wednesday, Oct. 23. Courtesy of Alana Freedman

Submitted by Alana Freedman
Updated 10/11/2019 12:47 PM

YWCA Elgin will hold an open house on Wednesday, Oct. 23.

Guests are welcome to drop in anytime between 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. They encourage the community to stop by and learn about the programs, take a guided tour of the facility, enjoy some light refreshments, and hear about their goals for "Building a Brighter Future!"


Staff, teachers, program attendees, and board members will be on hand to answer questions and provide information for interested parties. All attendees will be entered into a door prize raffle.

"The YWCA Elgin is very excited to share information about our programs and services with members of the Elgin community. It is our hope that this event will help us gain new supporters and program attendees," states Alana Freedman, YWCA Elgin marketing and fundraising director.

The open house will take place at the YWCA Elgin, 220 E. Chicago St. in downtown Elgin.

In addition to on-street parking, there will also be parking available in the City of Elgin's parking deck on the corner of Spring and Chicago streets.

Fo information, contact the YWCA Elgin at (847) 742-7930 or info@ywcaelgin.org.

The YWCA Elgin, located in the heart of downtown, is dedicated to meeting the needs of women and families in the Elgin area.

For the past 119 years, the YWCA Elgin has been on a mission to eliminate racism, empower women and promote peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all. They strive to achieve their mission through the programs offered, including subsidized school-aged child care to working families, English classes to those looking to improve their lives through education, family literacy classes, English as a Second Language, family literacy programs for preschool children, clothing to the needy, "Take 2 Creative Camp" for teens, prom dresses for those in need, and workforce development to those looking to increase their employability.

Visit www.ywcaelgin.org or www.facebook.com/YWCAElgin/.


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