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Changing Lives Society

The Changing Lives Society (CLS) is a special group of donors who strongly believe in the mission of YWCA Delaware to empower women and eliminate racism. CLS members have made a long-term financial commitment to support the work of YWCA Delaware, and are part of a family of committed, long-term YWCA Delaware supporters. This robust society of multi-year donors helps to ensure our financial stability and future sustainability, and serves as philanthropic leaders to the community. Their generous contributions help YWCA Delaware meet the needs of the community and change lives every day.

For more information, contact: Marcia Wright-Soika, Development Director,
at or 302-655-0039 ext. 227

Benefits of joining the Changing Lives Society:
  • Recognized at the Breakfast Celebration Fundraiser and other special events
  • Invited to attend events celebrating the achievements of our clients throughout the year
  • Given opportunities throughout the years at special receptions to ask questions, provide feedback and offer ideas on how YWCA Delaware can better meet community needs
Benefits to YWCA Delaware:
  • Enables us to serve more people with our life-changing programs
  • Helps to ensure YWCE Delaware’s financial stability
  • Sustains our mission over time
  • Demonstrates the breadth and depth of our community support
  • Encourages corporations, foundations and other organizations to support YWCA Delaware’s mission
Contribution information:
  • Customized payment plans available
  • Online payment option
How your contribution changes the lives of those in need:
  • $10,000 Makes a difference in the lives of a homeless family by providing a home, food and support counseling for a year
  • $5,000 Funds a community workshop focused on achieving the dream of racial harmony
  • $2,500 Creates opportunity for a low-income family to purchase a home or start a business
  • $1,000 Creates hope for young women by guiding them successfully through high school and on to a bright future