We hope this message is finding you and your family safe and healthy during this difficult time.
As you know, the YWCA is a nonprofit center dedicated to the care and education of your children. While our center has been forced to close, we remain committed to you. Our teachers have been reaching out to your children to stay connected, provide resources, and offer some virtual care for you.
In addition, while we are not able to provide direct care for your children today, we are caring for our community. In both Westborough and Worcester, the YWCA remains closed to the public. However, we continue to house participants in our transitional housing program and domestic violence shelters and are operating as an emergency childcare center in Worcester to care for the children of health care workers, emergency responders, and other essential personnel. We are also remotely providing support and services to victims and survivors of domestic violence, young parents, young women, and the vulnerable families in our programs.
As a nonprofit, our budget is tight in the best of times, and the current public health crisis will have a severe impact on our business and our staff. We eagerly await the day that we can safely reopen our doors to you and your children and we hope we can count on you to help us get there.
We are asking for donations in lieu of the tuition you would normally be paying right now. Continuing to pay your monthly tuition, or a portion thereof, will help us to continue to pay our teachers for as long as possible during this forced closure, as well as help keep our other essential services open to those of our neighbors who need us most in this crisis.
Your monthly tuition charge will become a charitable donation to the YWCA. To join us, please click on the link below to complete our form. We will send a gift acknowledgment for tax purposes.
Thank you in advance for your incredible generosity. As always, if we can provide support to your family, please do not hesitate to reach out to us.
Stay well and we look forward to seeing you and your children soon!