YWCA Rockford to reopen Jan. 14 following flooding

Online Staff Report

YWCA of Rockford will reopen with limited client hours Jan. 14 after frozen roof drains caused water to flood the building over the weekend.

YWCA closed to clients and most staff Monday to begin recovery of damage to sensitive financial documents as well as the building. Staff will return Tuesday, Jan. 14, and receive clients during limited hours, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Since 1891, the YWCA of Rockford has remained dedicated to its mission, “eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.”

YWCA of Rockford provides programming and advocacies for more than 6,500 women, children and families each month, who seek economic self-sufficiency through child care subsidy, job skills and computer training. Proceeds also assist with community racial justice work that promotes a clear commitment to equality.

Posted Jan. 13, 2014

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