2021 Events

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In person events will not be held until further notice due to Covid-19 guidelines.

Saturday, May 22, 9 am -11 am
Rummage Sale

The sale will be indoors in the front lobby and Chambers Room.  If it is nice weather, some items will be outside.

April 1-30
Small-Dollar Donor Campaign

The YWCA Mount Desert Island will be launching a Small-Dollar Donor this month.  Donations given to the General Fund will be matched up to $1,500 by the Witham Family Hotels Charitable Fund. The YWCA MDI has set a goal of $1,500 so that our campaign with matching gifts could raise $3,000 for the organization.  Learn more.

April 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Zoom Presentation by Angela Okafor

Angela is a Nigerian-born immigrant and attorney.  Unable to be employed as an attorney in the U.S., she worked as a dishwasher until receiving her credentials.  Currently, Angela owns an immigration law practice, an international market, and a hair care business in Bangor, Maine.  She is the first immigrant and the first woman of color to serve on the Bangor City Council.  Her experiences and varied entrepreneurial ventures make her uniquely qualified to speak about “Purposeful Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; Our Ticket to Economic Growth and Stability”. If you would like to attend this presentation, email jackie@ywcamdi.org to receive an invitation containing the link.

April 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00am
YWCA of Mount Desert Island 117th Annual Meeting

Zoom in and hear about what we were doing last year, through the challenges of Covid-19, and how we adapted some of our outreach programs to support the community.  The meeting will begin at 10:00 a.m. on April 24th.  Email jackie@ywcamdi.org to receive an invitation containing the link.

May 9 11am -9pm
Treat Mom and YWCA MDI, too!

On Mother’s Day, May 9th, Galyn’s will donate the purchase price on all desserts sold to support safe and affordable accommodations for women. Galyn’s will be open 11am-9pm. Reservations are recommended. Call 207-288-9706.