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The Gospel of Healing

14 Apr


Community Q and A on HIV Cures!

1 Apr

Partner in Strength

Annual Harvest Dinner!!

1 Nov

Join us for our Annual Harvest Dinner!

Thursday, November 21st from 6:30-8pm


YWCA @ 5th and Seneca in the MultiPurpose Room

Shauna Applin, ARNP, will be presenting about HIV education and we will have a full Thanksgiving style meal!

You and a guest are invited. Childcare is available. Please RSVP to 206-720-5566.


To find out more about what’s going on in November, click here!


YWCA Adopt a Family!

cgift7The holidays are approaching quickly! We are taking suggestions for holiday gifts for our HIV+ members’ children who live in your home and are under 18. The YWCA’s Adopt-A-Family Program has volunteers throughout the community that go out and purchase gifts for our YWCA clients with low incomes – including BABES members. Priority enrollment ends November 19th.

Please be aware that you need to pick up the gifts at our office with in one week of us receiving them in the office.

Call Camilla or Tranisha to get signed up! 206-720-5566

Summer, here we come!

11 Jun

Welcome, Tranisha!


Please join us in extending a warm welcome to Tranisha, our new Peer Advocate! Tranisha has been a BABE  for many years and she started as a Peer Advocate on June 4th. We are very excited to have Tranisha’s energy and enthusiasm around the BABES office!


Talk with Timothy Ray Brown


There are two exciting opportunities for HIV+ people to talk with the Berlin Patient, Timothy Ray Brown! Brown, the only person reportedly cured of HIV, will be at two events that are designed to provide HIV+ people with a safe and comfortable environment for discussion.

Wednesday, June 19th
11:30am Lifelong AIDS Alliance (Lunch)
2pm Madison Clinic/ACTU, Harborview (Afternoon Tea)

RSVP is required! Call 206.744.3184 to reserve your spot ASAP.

There is also a panel discussion moderated by KING 5′s Margaret Larson at Seattle University’s Piggott Building on Wednesday, June 19th, from 6:00pm-8:30pm. No RSVP required.


Annual BABES Retreat Sign-Up


The annual BABES retreat is July 12-14th!
Join us for a weekend of relaxation, community-building, and fun!

Applications are due June 21st. To request an application,
email or call:, 206.720.5566


Women of Africa Gathering and Lunch


Saturday, June 22nd
1-3pm at the BABES Office
Call or email Brenda for more details:
206.720.5566 x7 or

Consider a Donation to BABES Network-YWCA!

6 Dec

Thank you to Tranisha for sharing her story about how BABES Network-YWCA has supported her! To donate please go to, click donate and don’t forget to designate BABES Network!

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