Even ordinary people can be superheroes for women and children!
Each year Tribute provides critical funding for YWCA programs including Domestic Violence Services, Economic Empowerment Education, Legal Advocacy, Teen Dating Violence Prevention Education, and Housing Services. We hope you will join us for this year’s YWCA Tribute Program to support women and children in our community who are trying to heal from abuse and build safer, healthier, happier lives. We need heroes more than ever so please tune in to WHME, Channel 46 to make a difference on October 1st at 7 pm.
2020 YWCA Heroes
YWCA Woman of the Year Karen Barnett
YWCA Community Partner of the Year 1st Source Bank
YWCA Volunteer of the Year Olivia Kruyer
With a special salute to YWCA essential worker
LUNAFEST Michiana is a traveling short film festival spotlighting the unspoken stories of women and girls.The event is also a fundraiser for local charities that serve women and children.The in-person event of the LUNAFEST Michiana 2020 was cancelled this April because of the social distancing recommendations due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The LUNAFEST has been rescheduled as a Virtual Event! The screening will take place this October, during Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The 7 short films selected by national LUNAFEST can be streamed on a computer, tablet or smartphone. Ticket purchasers will receive an email link on the morning of Sunday, October 4, 2020. Streaming can occur at one’s leisure for 24 hours starting at 1pm on Sunday till 1pm on Monday, October 5. Please invite your friends and family to join the event even if they are not local. We hope you will support our two local beneficiaries who need funds to continue providing very important services to women and children who experience violence (YWCA of North Central Indiana and Family Justice Center of St. Joseph County). You can purchase tickets today either through Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.com/e/virtual-lunafest-south-bend-in-tickets-113386983520) or www.lunafest.org (go to screenings and fill in South Bend, IN). Tickets are $15 per person minimum, additional donations are appreciated on the ticket page.