Category Archives: Philanthropy

Annual Gifts Make Significant (Unrestricted) Impact

Eliminating racism. Empowering women. Everything we do at the YWCA Greater Cleveland is a reflection of this mission. But how do we pay for the work that allows us to bring the mission to life? The short answer is philanthropy. … Continue reading

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From Ergathon to Eastside Welcome Club

By Lisa Paul Sierk, YWCA Vice President of Advancement – In June 2010, Cleveland’s own Connie Schultz wrote an article for her column in the Plain Dealer titled, “At 18, foster care is over, and it’s bon voyage, little girl” … Continue reading

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Giving Circles Date Back Hundreds of Years

By Lisa Paul Sierk, Vice President of Advancement, A growing trend in philanthropic fundraising is the giving circle. These can feel new, but are actually built on old traditions dating back hundreds of years to mutual aid societies and other … Continue reading

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