Pack A Purse

posted Dec 1, 2018, 11:00 AM by Emily Z   [ updated Jan 21, 2019, 12:21 PM ]

Members with donated purses
The Young Women’s League, Inc. provided much-needed resources to “women in need” in the Metropolitan DC area. A donation of 90 packed purses was made to the United Citizens Against Poverty  (UCAP).  

This past holiday season we aimed to pack a purse, and needed your help! We asked our friends in the community to donate a gently used purse that you were willing to part with and pack it with much-needed items such as:
  • Deodorant
  • Toothpaste
  • Toothbrush
  • Mouthwash
  • Comb
  • Brush
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Personal hygiene items
  • Nail polish

YOUR support and contributions made a difference as always!  Thank you !!

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posted Dec 1, 2018, 10:41 AM by Emily Z   [ updated Jan 21, 2019, 8:19 AM by Deborah Bassard ]

 

Prayer Breakfast with Ambassador Suzan Johnson Cook

posted Sep 25, 2018, 7:13 AM by Emily Z   [ updated Jan 20, 2019, 11:14 AM ]

In celebration of 77-years of continued service to the community, we were honored to have Ambassador Suzan Johnson Cook as the guest speaker for our Inaugural Prayer Breakfast. The event was held on Saturday, November 10, 2018, at 9:00 am at the Peoples Congregational Church.Ambassador Cook (Ambassador Sujay), known as an international influencer, Business owner, Communications expert, Diplomat and Faith Healer, was the first female and African-American to hold the position of U.S. Ambassador for International Religious Freedom. Appointed by President Barack Obama, she has represented the U.S. in 28 countries and more than 100 diplomatic engagements, bringing faith leaders and women to the Religious Freedom Table. She is a civil, gender and human rights activist, and has officiated the Funeral services for her mentor and Godmother; Civil Rights legend Coretta Scott King. She has addressed the United Nations, the UN General Assembly, and UN Geneva.Ambassador Cook's message of service, commitment, perseverance, and dedication inspired us all. Over 80 persons were in attendance. Ambassador held a book signing of several of her books, TOO BLESSES TO BE STRESSED, BECOMING A WOMAN OF DESTINY and SOUL SISTERS, at the conclusion of the breakfast.

We were excited to have her join us on this special occasion. 




Prayer breakfast attendeesPrayer breakfast photos

2018 Scholarship Awardees

posted Jul 23, 2018, 6:53 PM by Emily Z   [ updated Jul 30, 2018, 5:27 PM by Deborah Bassard ]

Scholarship recipients


2018 Scholarship Awardee Announced

Hevin Bellamy-Jones

Dunbar High School

Kayona Brockman

Dunbar High School

You're awesome and we are so proud! Congratulations on a job well done!

Harrington Raceway & Casino

posted Mar 23, 2018, 3:47 PM by Emily Z   [ updated Jul 23, 2018, 5:48 PM by Deborah Bassard ]

Join Us Next Year for Our Annual Fundraiser Trip to the Harrington Casino in Harrington, DE

Date: To Be Announced - 2019

Trip includes:

  • Motorcoach transportation
  • $15 free play
  • BUFFET lunch
  • Snacks provided

Price: $40.00 per person - Non-refundable

For your convenience, you may make your payment here at the "DONATE" button. Your participation in this event goes towards our scholarship fund for graduating seniors.


Wine Tasting Tour

posted Mar 23, 2018, 3:41 PM by Emily Z   [ updated Jul 23, 2018, 5:45 PM by Deborah Bassard ]

Join Us for Our Historic Loudoun County Wine, Food, and Shopping Tour!

Date: August 11, 2018

Trip includes:

  • Deluxe motorcoach
  • Guided Tour and Tasting at two (2) Virginia Wineries
  • Gourmet Lunch
  • Shopping opportunity at Leesburg Corner Premium Outlets

Download the flyer here.

Price: $145.00
FINAL Payment due by July 31st.

Please make your checks or money orders payable to the: Young Women's League, Inc. For your convenience, you may make your payment here at the "DONATE" button. Your participation in this event goes towards our scholarship fund for graduating seniors.

Trip Details:

  • Departure: 
    • 9:00 AM:  from Bowie Park and Ride (MD 197 and Northview Drive, Bowie, MD)
    • 9:45 AM:  from Safeway Piney Branch (13th St. and Piney Branch Rd, Washington, DC)
  • Return: Approximately 6:00 PM

Scholarship Awardee

posted Mar 21, 2018, 7:58 PM by Emily Z   [ updated Jul 23, 2018, 6:51 PM ]

Scholarship recipients


2017 Scholarship Awardee Announced

Danee Campbell

Phelps ACE High School

You're awesome and we are so proud! Congratulations on a job well done!

Pack a Purse

posted Jun 29, 2017, 4:08 PM by Emily Z   [ updated Mar 21, 2018, 2:35 PM by Deborah Bassard ]

Pack A Purse Flyer
Thank you for your support!!! Because of you, our supporters, and your generous and giving spirit, the Young Women's League, Inc. was able to donate 130 "packed" purses filled with much needed personal items and toiletries to the House of Ruth in time for the holiday season.

Thank you for joining us in this Holiday Gift Giving drive. We made an important difference because of you!!

The Young Women’s League, Inc. provided much-needed resources to “women in need” in the Metropolitan DC area.

This past holiday season we aimed to pack a purse, and needed your help! We asked our friends in the community to donate a gently used purse that you were willing to part with and pack it with much-needed items such as:
  • Deodorant
  • Toothpaste
  • Toothbrush
  • Mouthwash
  • Comb
  • Brush
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Personal hygiene items
  • Nail polish
  • Polish remover pads

 Your support as always is greatly appreciated.

The Young Women's League on the Spirit of New York

posted Apr 25, 2017, 8:23 AM by Emily Z   [ updated Mar 21, 2018, 2:36 PM by Deborah Bassard ]

The Young Women's League on the Spirit of New York. Thank you for joining us!!!!


The Young Women's League on the Spirit of New York

Date: November 18-19th, 2017

Trip includes:

  • Round trip deluxe motorcoach
  • Shopping opportunity at The Mills at Jersey Gardens
  • Complimentary welcome reception and
  • Hotel Accommodations at Embassy Suites Hotel, Secaucus, New Jersey
  • Tickets to the Radio City "Christmas Spectacular"
  • Complimentary Full American Breakfast at Embassy Suites Hotel
  • Tickets for the Spirit of New York Sunday Brunch Cruise
  • Refreshments on the bus

Price:

Your wonderful Christmas Spectacular weekend package price is:

  • $390.00 per person based on double occupancy
  • $365.00 per person for 3 guest in the same suite
  • $350.00 per person for 4 guest in the same suite

Payment Plans:

April 30, 2017 Initial deposit of $90.00 due per person
June 30, 2017 Second payment of$100.00
July 31, 2017 Third payment of $100.00
September 30, 2017 Final payment of $100.00 or balance

Please make your checks or money orders payable to the: Young Women's League, Inc. For your convenience, you may make your payment here at the "DONATE" button. Your participation in this event goes towards our scholarship fund for graduating seniors.

Trip Details:

Departure: Saturday, November 18, 2017
7:15 a.m. Safeway Parking Lot
Georgia Ave., Underwood St. & Piney Branch Rd. Washington, DC
8:00 a.m. Bowie Park and Ride
Rt. 197 & Northview Drive, Bowie, Maryland
Return: Sunday, November 19, 2017 approximately 7:30 PM

Special Events

Radio City Christmas Spectacular featuring the Rockettes

>November 18
Radio City Christmas Spectacular
Featuring the Rockettes





spirit of NY cruise

November 19
Spirit of New York Sunday Brunch Cruise




The Diamond Jubilee Was a Success!

posted Jan 6, 2017, 6:07 AM by Emily Z   [ updated Jun 29, 2017, 5:50 PM by Deborah Bassard ]

The YWL Anniversary Ball was wonderful and has now come and gone! The YWL celebrated its 75th anniversary! See more images of the event here.

Group picture

Deborah Bassaud with 3 legacy members

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