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.
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.
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.
It’s National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and YWCA is taking a stand. The domestic violence (DV) program at YWCA works to support survivors that have experienced gender-based violence to overcome their trauma and barriers and to empower them to take back their self-autonomy. We would like to invite our community to spread awareness of gender-based violence and support survivors with YWCA.
YWCA has a long history of serving the women and girls of our region, and nowhere else is the history more felt than at our Seneca building, YWCA’s Seattle headquarters since 1914. Read on to learn more, as well as how you can help preserve YWCA for future generations.
All year, YWCA has been busy bringing community events to all parts of our region. Read on to find out how we’ve been all in for Washington women this past month, including events focused on clearing a path to leadership roles as well as reflecting on the trailblazers who have led the way.