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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

2019 YWCA School Days

Start Date
8:00 am
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End Date
6:00 pm
King County & Snohomish County
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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

Persimmon in the Halls of Congress

July 9, 2019 Blog Post
YWCA Seattle | King | Snohomish leaders joined YWCAs from across the nation to fill the halls of Congress with persimmon during the 2019 YWCA National Conference. There, they promoted the policies, programs, and funding needed to ensure a safe, economically secure future for women and girls.

BABES Renovation Celebration

July 3, 2019 Blog Post
Last month, we unveiled the completed redesign of the health wing in our Seneca building, including the BABES Network offices and meeting space. BABES Network is one of the nation’s only peer-led groups for HIV-positive women, so upgrading the space was crucial for such a critical program.

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.