YWCA   Santa Monica / Westside
Find us on all your favorite sites:
find_us_on_your_favorite_sites

News and Events!  

MoneyTalksEventBox 

Money Talks FREE Fall Line-Up
Sep 24, Oct 22, Nov 5 - 6:30-8 pm

 

ywca workshops divoptions web eventsbanner 01 01-w150-h75 

Your Journey Through Divorce
1st Tuesdays, 6:30 pm

 

shinebanner-w150-h75 

Every Third Thursday,
7:30 pm!

 

CAT_and_Tutus_Feb_10


Sponsor the YWCA Family Cooperative Preschool!

 

MVI_0172_0004

Sponsor a
Middle School Girl!

 

DVD-label-135

Creating Secure
Infant Attachment

 

FB_GetOrganized150

Saturday, May 4, 11:00 am

Upcoming Events  

<< >>October 2014
 Mo  Tu  We  Th  Fr  Sa  Su 
    1  2  3  4  5
  6  7  8  9101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  
Kawal Misra - A Place of Support for the Whole Family

Kawal MisraAfter 12 years of marriage? No, this isn’t happening. The home I’ve known for so long is no longer mine.

~

I joined the YWCA’s Parent Support Group today. I didn’t know what to do, but knew that I needed to do something to get through this.

~

The YWCA has been a tremendous help to me during this extremely difficult time. I love the support group and see the YWCA as my anchor … my home away from home. I receive selfless support from this wonderful group while my children take classes, like karate and gymnastics, and have a great time.

~

I remembered today that Rahi and I started going to the YWCA’s Mommy & Me class when he was only a few months old. That seems like ages ago. Rahi is 7 now and the YWCA is a large part of our lives. I consider it a second home. Rahi even calls it "Barbara's School." But today, I had to drop out of the Parent Support Group because I need to work. This is a huge loss.

~

Anamika has really found her place at the YWCA! She is like a bird in flight when she dances. And she’s fearless on the balance beam! This is also her third year in the Girls In Action program.

~

The YWCA is such a comfortable place. I feel safe here. I have made lifelong friendships … it’s been 7 years already! What would I have done without this support? Without this anchor?

~

The YWCA realized that financial hardship should not prevent me from getting the support my children and I needed at a crucial point in our lives. They gave me a scholarship today so that I could continue to receive the services that have changed my life.

~

Looking back over the past 10 years, I feel blessed to have discovered the YWCA at such a critical, difficult point in my life.  The parenting philosophies have helped me be the parent I have always longed to be.  My children have developed new skills and made new friends. How can I give back to a place that has helped me in so many ways?

~

I hope that others are able to reap the benefits of the YWCA.  For me, the YWCA will always be a very special part of my life.

Add your comment

Your name:
Your email:
Note:Your e-mail address will not be published.
Subject:
Comment:
 
 
  Ask Us     Top

  Relevant Links:anchor   benefits   children   classes   difficult   donate   feel   financial   friendships   girls   group   hardship   helped   home   hope   life   lifelong   lives   needed   parent   part   place   point   rahi   realized   receive   saf   santa monica   support   time   today   volunteer   westside   women   years   ywca   ywcas