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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

Adopt-a-Family 2019 King County Drop Off

Start Date
9:00 am
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End Date
5:00 pm
Adopt-a-Family gifts for King County may be dropped off from December 10 through December 14. Address and drop off times will be provided by your coordinator.

2020 Inspire Luncheon - Snohomish County

Start Date
12:00 pm
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End Date
1:30 pm
Edward D. Hansen Convention Center
Featuring Dominique Dawes, Olympic gold medal gymnast. Join thousands of community members in experiencing stories of strength and perseverance from women in our region.

2020 Inspire Luncheon - King County

Start Date
12:00 pm
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End Date
1:30 pm
The Westin Seattle
Featuring Valerie Jarrett, author and former White House advisor. Join thousands of community members in experiencing stories of strength and perseverance from women in our region.

News

A Homecoming for Phillis Wheatley

November 26, 2019 Blog Post
YWCA marked a century of service to the women of Seattle's Central District by restoring the name of our branch there to Phillis Wheatley, the revolutionary-era Black poet and icon.

Economic Independence and Breaking the Cycle of Abuse

November 20, 2019 Blog Post
A big part of YWCA’s work is helping women find stability in their lives during times of crisis. Beyond that, our hope for the women we serve is that they can leave YWCA and go on to create positive change in our community. Read on to learn more about one of those change makers, Melissa Strawn.

How to Adopt-A-Family for the holidays

November 7, 2019 Blog Post
It’s the time of year again when we bust out our winter coats and enjoy the holiday spirit. YWCA would like to invite our community to be a part of Adopt-A-Family, our annual holiday gift drive. Check out these simple steps on how to sponsor a YWCA family this season.

Donor Spotlight: Finding community at GenRising

November 6, 2019 Blog Post
Meet one of our incredible GenRisers, YWCA’s networking group for young professionals. Through GenRising, supporters are able to mobilize action around causes they're passionate about, lend their talent to supporting marginalized communities, and learn more about being an ally in their community’s race and social justice work.
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Mazy Brown is a case manager at Edmonds Community College, she serves and supports students who haven’t received their high school diploma and want to attend college. Her own experience of life transformation and the help she received from her family, neighbors, and YWCA’s Pathways for Women in Lynnwood, made her believe everyone deserves a second chance.