Economic Empowerment at the YWCA

Thanks to the generous support of the United Way of Pioneer Valley and the United Way of Hampshire County, the YWCA now offers the Empower Your Life Financial and Personal Management Program. This program supports women in learning the basics of personal finances and how to strengthen their economic independence. More >

A Celebration of Hope

On May 15, the YWCA of Western Massachusetts is hosting an evening of gratitude and inspiration to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the expanded YWCA campus in Springfield. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet YWCA USA CEO Dara Richardson-Heron and to tour the YWCA facilities. Tickets are available for purchase online. More >

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 >

YWCA Receives Grant from US Department of Justice

The YWCA is proud to announce that the US DOJ Office on Violence Against Women has chosen our collaborative partnership to receive a three year grant of $937,400. The collaboration consists of the YWCA, Martin Luther King Jr. Family Services, Gandara Center, Springfield Public Schools, Springfield Police Department and the Hampden District Attorney's Office. More >

2014 Y Run for Women and Girls

On Saturday, November 22, over 100 runners participated in the 2nd Annual Y Run for Women and Girls. All proceeds from this annual 10K race go towards the shelter and services provided to women and children by the YWCA. More >


Valley Gives 2016: The Community Foundation of Western MA hosts Valley Gives to expand and enhance philanthropy throughout our community, raise money for organizations throughout the Pioneer Valley that serve the needs of our communities, and provide support and tools for these organizations.

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