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YWCA of Queens

Cause Area

  • Children & Youth
  • Community
  • Education & Literacy
  • Immigrants & Refugees
  • Women

Location

42-07 Parsons Blvd.Flushing, NY 11355 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

Founded in 1978, the YWCA of Queens is a multi-tiered community organization with a mission to eliminate racism and empower women.

Description

About the YWCA

The YWCA is the voice for every woman. For over a century, the YWCA has spoken out and taken action on behalf of women and girls. The YWCA is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. Over 2 million people participate each year in YWCA programs at more than 1,300 locations across the U.S. Worldwide, the YWCA serves more than 25 million women and girls in 125 countries.

About the YWCA of Queens

Founded in 1978, the YWCA of Queens is a multi-tiered community organization with a mission to eliminate racism and empower women. Located in the center of one of the most diverse communities in the country, the YWCA of Queens tailors its services to meet the specific needs of individuals and families in the communities through programs for education and economic self-sufficiency.

Reviews

Would you recommend YWCA of Queens?
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by Jacksmin A. from jamacia, NY (April 29, 2022)
the first impression they gave me was very welcoming with energy. I clearly remember my first day and I'll never forget it. i genuinely enjoyed my first day and since then I made some cool friends.
by Cassandra L. (December 1, 2021)
The ladies who run the food pantry packaging and distribution are so friendly and welcoming. I really enjoyed my time volunteering there and would do it again.
by Mary M. (May 25, 2021)
Right away when I first walked in the doors of the YWCA of Flushing, I was greeted with cheerful enthusiasm. The work site is clean, bright and they follow all current Covid safety measures. The staff are very skilled at keeping the work flow organized to make efficient use of your time as a volunteer. Ms. Joanne, who manages the pantry has a joyful spirit, her humor and tunes help to keep our energy up. They encourage you to take breaks and serve snacks & beverages. It feels so good to work with fellow volunteers - joining together for a common goal, and remembering that there are many good people out there. I love that in spite of our varied ages, backgrounds and ethnicities we work together to be part of the solution. Every week they restore my faith in humanity!
by Theresa H. from NY (April 21, 2021)
Goal oriented, cheerful environment! Great opportunity for you to learn responsibility and to trust your intuition!
by christine m. from Flushing, NY (July 14, 2019)
I had a great morning volunteering for the YWCA. This event was very well organized. It ended earlier then it was supposed to. They served coffee and donuts and water and at the end they served pizza. I am looking forward to the next event that they will have. Close to home was a plus.

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