Tammy is the executive director for the local YWCA. Their mission statement is to “eliminate racism and empower women”. The VAW act allows federal funding for the YWCA. Safeplace had its start at the YWCA. Girls without limits and Girls Circle are two current programs that create a safe place for girls to learn about social and emotional development, foster self-esteem, and gain career awareness. They also run “The Other Bank” which provides toiletries and cleaning products essential for health and dignity. Ninety five percent of all the products are donated from the community.