YWCA hosts 12th Old Bags Luncheon

GREENWICH TIME, 11.May.2017:  YWCA Greenwich held its 12th annual Old Bags Luncheon at Belle Haven Club, but when the speakers came to the podium, attention turned from fashion and frivolity to one of the most serious issues plaguing Greenwich: domestic violence.“Domestic violence is the number one crime in our community in terms of violent crime and it has been for many, many years,” said Mary Lee Kiernan, President and CEO of  YWCA Greenwich, as she addressed a crowd of some 370 coiffed ladies. “Last year the YWCA Domestic Abuse Services provided help to 1,367 individuals, our friends, our neighbors and members of our community who reached out for help.”

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