An Opportunity to Make a Difference

The YWCA of Western Massachusetts' Sexual Assault program is currently looking for passionate individuals to add to their team of medical advocates. Wondering about the experience of a medical advocate? Keep reading below! More >

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

In the past year we have seen increased media and community attention about sexual violence in the military and on college campuses. It can be overwhelming sorting through the information, myths and facts about sexual assault, but the conversation is one that needs to keep happening. More >

Contest for Getaway to Paradise!

The fun and sun of the Caribbean are just a short story away thanks to Realtor Shirley Simolari of Keller Williams Pioneer Valley. Simolari is sponsoring a contest to raise $10,000 to help the YWCA of Western Massachusetts. The winner will receive a one-week stay in Simolariís luxury penthouse on the sands in Cozumel, Mexico. More >

YWCA in Women's History

The YWCA has played a major role in the womenís movement in the United States. Many of our YWCA leaders have led important change and been involved in major historic events, like the March on Washington and the Womenís Suffrage Movement. Now is the time to celebrate their stories! More >

Increasing Community Awareness

YWCA of Western Massachusetts Executive Director Mary Reardon Johnson recently spoke on WGBY's Connecting Point about domestic violence, its prevalence in the Springfield community and available community resources. More >


2014 Y Run? For Women and Girls

The 2014 Y Run 10K race is only one week away!  The Y Run is open to all runners and is one of the only timed and certified straight-shot races in the area.  All proceeds from the run go to the support services provided at the YWCA.  Online registration is open until Friday, November 21, so dust off those running shoes!




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