WHO? YWCA Silicon Valley employs 115 people and has an outstanding and passionate Board of Directors who are business and community leaders.
WHAT? The YWCA calls itself a movement, not an organization. The YWCA helps change the destiny of women, children and families, offering hope for self improvement and resources to make success a reality.
WHERE? YWCA Silicon Valley is a local agency. 100% of the donations received stay here. Last year, the YWCA assisted 18,000 individuals in Santa Clara County.
WHEN? Since its founding in 1905, YWCA Silicon Valley has served this community promoting a world free of inequality and hate. Every generation of leaders remakes the YWCA to meet the needs of the day, but always with an unwavering focus on empowering women and eliminating racism.
WHY? Serving the needs of our clients is our driving force. The mission of the YWCA Silicon Valley has remained steadfast: to eliminate racism, empower women and promote peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.
The YWCA is the oldest and largest multicultural women’s organization in the world. As a local association of the national and world YWCAs, the YWCA of Silicon Valley shares in the long history of advocacy for women and girls.