Janice Warnquist Memorial Fund

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Janice Warnquist Memorial Fund

Friday, April 17, 2020

YWCA Tri-County Area Honors Janice Warnquist, Long-time Volunteer and Community Supporter YWCA Tri-County Area was saddened to learn of the passing on March 31 of long-time volunteer Janice Warnquist. Janice had been involved with YWCA Tri-County Area for more than 50 years, serving on the board of directors in the 1970s and as board president… Continue Reading Janice Warnquist Memorial Fund

Helping People, Changing Lives

Monday, February 17, 2020

Volunteer opportunities are open for adults interested in helping other adults improve basic academic skills at YWCA Tri-County Area’s Adult Education and Training Center, located in Pottstown and Norristown. YW’s Education and Training Center helps adult learners improve skills in math and reading and earn a high school diploma. Non-native English speakers improve their ability… Continue Reading Helping People, Changing Lives

Gun Violence Awareness Event

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

YWCA Tri-County Area’s June 2 Gun Violence Awareness Rally receives grant from On The Table, Philadelphia Foundation YWCA Tri-County Area is one of 50 Delaware Valley-area organizations selected for $1,000 “Activate” grants through On The Table Philly, a regional project designed to bring people together to discuss local topics key to the community, and to… Continue Reading Gun Violence Awareness Event

Watching Children Bloom!

Friday, January 17, 2020

Phyllice Jackson compares children to “buds on a tree, and I love to see them bloom.” Jackson, who prefers to be called PJ, is a volunteer with YWCA Tri-County Area’s Foster Grandparents Program.  Foster Grandparents Program encourages adult volunteers 55 and older to stay active by helping children and youth in their communities. Volunteers are… Continue Reading Watching Children Bloom!

Instilling a Love of Learning

Friday, January 17, 2020

Regina Hauserman, or Miss Jeana as the children in the classroom call her, is relatively new to the Foster Grandparent Program, and currently serves at YWCA Tri-County Area’s Early Education Center in Pottstown. “Because of different circumstances I’m unable to work. Luckily, the Foster Grandparent Program doesn’t mind people with canes, so I’m able to… Continue Reading Instilling a Love of Learning