BENEFITING: YWCA of Metropolitan Chicago
ORGANIZER: YWCA of Metropolitan Chicago
EVENT: Purple Purse Challenge
YWCA of Metropolitan Chicago wrote -
YWCA Metropolitan Chicago is the oldest and largest women’s organization in the region with a mission to eliminate racism and empower women. For over 138 years, YWCA Metropolitan Chicago has been committed to serving the evolving needs of women and girls. Today, we help more than 150,000 women and children annually through programs focused around three Empowerment Priorities: Freedom from Violence, Access to Quality Education & Training and Economic Sustainability. We are the largest provider of sexual assault support services in the state of Illinois, offering crisis intervention, counseling, prevention education and medical and legal advocacy services. We also offer career, financial management and business services to help women achieve financial stability and obtain training to enter non-traditional careers and provide young women STEM education in our TechGYRLS program. To learn more, please visit www.ywcachicago.org and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.