YWCA

Coat Drive To Be Held This Weekend
This note from the YWCA of New Bedford...
After a warm fall, it is finally beginning to get colder, and we can expect snow and temperatures in the 30’s this weekend … and it is time now to donate a new or a gently worn winter coat and jacket to Coats for Kids (and grownups, too
New Bedford Homeless Find Support At Community Event
With all the controversy surrounding pan handling and the number of homeless people in New Bedford sometimes its easy forget that there's a human side to it. But one event made sure the homeless don't lose sight of the fact that people in the city still care for them.
Local Bank Awards Grants To Seven-Area Non-Profits
The Charitable Foundation for the Bristol County Savings Bank has awarded grants totaling $35,000 to seven New Bedford-area non-profit organizations.
One of the recipients was the Global Learning Charter School. The bank awarded the school $5,000 to boost its music programs...
New Bedford Firefighters Union Toy Drive Big Success
More than a dozen community organizations are receiving toys for needy kids, as part of the annual New Bedford Firefighters Union Toy Drive.
The union teams with the United Way each year to collect and deliver toys to children.
The United Way's Victoria Grasela tells WBSM News, she sees the need …
New And Gently Used Coats Collected Through Wednesday
Its the 25th year for the Coats for Kids and growups too Community Coat Drive, sponsored by the YWCA and the Mayor's Youth Group.
New and gently used winter coats and accessories, like gloves, scarves and hats, will be distributed to needy families on Saturday the 29th at the Unitarian Church on…