Helena YWCA recieves $50,000 grant from Town Pump

Posted at 6:23 PM, Aug 14, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-14 20:23:23-04

HELENA – The Helena YWCA received a $50,000 grant that will benefit two programs at the non-profit.

The YWCA (Young Women’s Christian Association) will put the funds toward the Wings and Caterpillars programs.

The Wings programs helps young women and children who are homeless with housing and supportive services.

YWCA’s Caterpillar center provides supervised parenting time, safe exchange, and parenting courses.

The Caterpillar program provides circle of security parenting courses, safe exchange, and supervised parenting time.

Last year YWCA programs helped 57 women and 39 children.

Over 150 parenting classes were provided.

The $50,000 grant comes from the Town Pump Charitable Foundation.

Monica Lindeen, Executive Director of Helena YWCA says “the Town Pump Charitable Foundation grant will ensure that women and children are supported, and given the resources needed to get back on their feet.”

Reporting by Mercedies Pruneda for MTN News