Upcoming Events:


Monday, April 2, 2018: Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

Gentlemen – Bring your best “fancy” shoes and support sexual assault awareness month 5:00 pm on April 2- Location: MWSU at Kelley Commons outside of Blum Student Union (rain location at Looney in the old gym)

Join us for a fun night to support YWCA Survivor Services and raise awareness in our community. The event is FREE! Prizes for the groups with the best attendance! Come cheer on your friends! Sign up by email to cturner@ywcasj.org or visit www.ywcasj.org

Walk in Her Shoes Flyer





February Advocacy Classes: Are you interested in learning the dynamics of domestic and sexual violence, how to help victims, why victims stay? Sign up for our advocacy class that will be held every Tuesday and Thursday from 5:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. for the month of February. Classes will be held at YWCA except for a couple field trips. Please make sure to attend every class. All are welcome to bring their own dinner. You can register by emailing Carrie at cturner@ywcasj.com or calling 816-232-4481.

Women of Excellence: Thursday, June 21, 2018 – It’s Time for Nominations! 

The 2018 Women of Excellence Awards Luncheon is Thursday, June 21, at the Civic Arena in downtown St. Joseph.

At last year’s luncheon, over 1,000 guests were in attendance as we honored outstanding women and employers.

Important Dates and Information:

  1. Nominate – Access nomination forms here. Nomination forms are due Friday, March 16.
  2. All nominees will be honored at a reception held on May 2 at the YWCA from 5-7 p.m. and at the awards luncheon on Thursday, June 21.
  3. Attend – Mark your calendar and join us in saluting women and employers at this events. Tables are $400 and include ten place settings. Individual tickets are also available at a cost of $40. (Tables and tickets will sell out, so act early!)

Visit the Women of Excellence page on our website for more details!