The YWCA hosts several events for the community throughout the year, such as the Gardeners’ Festival, Administrative Professionals Day, the Pink Tea Luncheon, Stand Against Racism and the annual Women of Excellence Awards Luncheon. We welcome you to read and share about these events, and to get involved as a sponsor, volunteer or a committee member. Note: The Women of Excellence Awards Luncheon is Thursday, June 21, 2018.  Read more here.

Looking for YWCA events? See full event calendar here.




Read more here about the 2018 Women of Excellence event or call 816-232-4481 to find out more information! 

Take a look at this article published by News-Press Now about the Healthy Teens/Healthy Babies program. Find out how you can get involved also. Healthy Teens/Healthy Babies


The YWCA St. Joseph is celebrating a special milestone in 2018: 130 years of serving the community. Since 1888, we’ve been working to empower women and children to help them reach their goals. With programs designed to eliminate racism, create new starts and change lives, we help meet the needs of each family in the present — but also encourage healing and strength for the future.

Celebrating 130 years of the YWCA St. Joseph is an exciting moment, but it’s also one that calls for a bit of reflection. Throughout the history of the YWCA, each new generation of women has embraced the vision of the organization and continued the legacy. We not only reflect on the thousands of lives that have been changed through our doors but also consider it a true privilege to have given thousands of gifts to the community over 130 years. These gifts are peace, shelter, hope, vision, connections, basic needs, encouragement, open doors and so many more. Today, we thank you for your role in each and every one.



YWCA Women of Excellence – June 21, 2018, YWCA St. Joseph’s Annual Women of Excellence Brings Community Together

YWCA Celebrates 130 of Service to the Community – YWCA Marks 130 Years of Empowering Women and Eliminating Racism


YWCA St. Joseph Annual Report:

2017 Annual Report

2016 Annual Report

2015 Annual Report

2014 Annual Report

2013 Annual Report


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