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YWCA has been “all in” for women since 1894, and we’re all in for the next 125 years.
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125 YEARS OF YWCA

Help us celebrate YW’s 125th anniversary and the success of women in Washington State. Join the celebration!

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Events

YWCA Party in the Park

Start Date
4:00 pm
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End Date
7:00 pm
Powell Barnett Park
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YWCA Party in the Park
Celebrating a century of service for women & families in the Central District

2019 YWCA School Days

Start Date
9:00 am
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End Date
5:00 pm
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School Days
YWCA’s School Days is an annual back-to-school program that equips children and teens who live in our emergency shelters, transitional housing, or supportive housing with the school supplies they need to be successful at the start of the new school year.

Cocktails on a Mission 2019

Start Date
6:00 pm
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End Date
8:00 pm
Bellevue Arts Museum
Attend Cocktails On A Mission and join a group of community members dedicated to raising the bar for women and girls on the Eastside.

News

Serving Families as a Family

June 20, 2019 Blog Post
The newest Volunteer Program Assistants at Family Village Issaquah are giving back to YWCA families as a family. The Ferro family values volunteering as a way to serve and build community. Ashleigh and her husband work to pass on their passion for volunteering to their son and support women in Washington.

What We're Reading: Pride Edition

June 19, 2019 Blog Post
June is Pride Month and to celebrate the occasion (not to mention the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprisings), we've put together some of the articles that have caught our eye lately. Check out the links below and make sure you let us know what you're reading!

Meet The Black Lesbian who Kick-Started the Gay Liberation Movement

June 11, 2019 Blog Post
2019 marks the 50-year anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising and, for Pride month, we're diving into the history of this event, its importance to the Gay Liberation movement of today, and the black woman who's been erased from the history of this critical turning point.

Thanking Our Luncheon Volunteers

June 6, 2019 Blog Post
YWCA's volunteers were ALL IN for this year's Luncheons. From the centerpiece party to the day-of details, our volunteers made both events a huge success and supported the women and families served by YWCA.

Our collective Luncheon impact

May 30, 2019 Blog Post
Over the course of YWCA's 2019 Luncheons, more than 1,300 supporters raised over a million dollars in support of eliminating racism and empowering women. This year's theme was "All In for Washington Women" and we thank our community for showing up in force, changing the lives of women and families in our region.