The YWCA in Evansville has been a staple part of our community for over 100 years.  They work hard to make sure that women and children are empowered and have a safe place to go if needed. They recently put out a plea on Facebook that they are in need of clothing donations in specific sizes.

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On the YWCA Evansville Facebook page, they posted that they currently are in need of these specific items and sizes:

  • T-shirts in sizes 2XL, 3XL, and larger sizes
  • Leggings in sizes 2XL, 3XL, and larger sizes
  • Sweat pants in sizes 2XL, 3XL, and larger sizes

They need these items for residents that are entering their shelter.  If you'd like to make a donation you can drop off the clothes at their front entrance.  The YWCA is located at 118 Vine Street in downtown Evansville. 

If you aren't able to make a new clothing donation to the YWCA you can also help them by making a monetary donation through their website YWCAEvansville.org. If you'd like other ways to help support the YWCA and the great work they do in the community, they currently also have a huge fundraiser going on where they're working to build a new state-of-the-art playground. Outside play is very important for childhood development, and the YWCA knows the impact outdoor play can have on a child.  Their playground is old and no longer fits their needs, so the YWCA is fundraising for a new playground.  The new playground will be state of the art and cost around $125,000 to build.  Mattingly Charities heard about the project and immediately hopped on board and will be matching every donation up to $25,000.

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