Partners In Progress – 2019 Annual Meeting @ McKinstry Co.
Mar 27 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am

Partners in Progress 2019

YWCA Spokane cordially invites the public to attend our Partners In Progress annual meeting held Wednesday, March 27th, 2018 from 8:30am – 9:30am at the historic SIERR building at McKinstry.

Friends, partners, and supporters of YWCA Spokane’s mission are encouraged to join in a celebration of the agency’s 116th birthday, a reflection of successes in 2018, and an acknowledgment of the organization’s Shining Star award honorees: staff, volunteers, and community partners who made an outstanding contribution in the previous year.

Highlights from Last Year’s Meeting

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YWCA Spokane’s 116th Birthday! @ YWCA Spokane
Apr 13 all-day
YWCA Spokane's 116th Birthday! @ YWCA Spokane

Celebrate with YWCA Spokane for our 116th birthday! To celebrate, please join us at our Spring Fling Champagne Brunch. Spring Fling is a once a year, very special, champagne brunch and auction benefit held at Anthony’s At Spokane Falls on April 13th, 2019 from 10am-12:30pm. All proceeds raised benefit YWCA Spokane’s critical programs and services for women and children impacted by domestic violence, homelessness, and unemployment in Spokane. Please join us to celebrate our birthday and the renewal of spring!

Thank you to all who have helped create our agency’s success! For 116 years, YWCA Spokane has been at the forefront of creating a lasting impact on women, children, and families because of the generosity of friends and supporters in our community. Thank you to the Spokane community for supporting our work and those we serve for over a century!

Spring Fling 2019 @ Anthony's At Spokane Falls
Apr 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

We Are Excited To Have You Join Us For YWCA Spokane’s 2019 Spring Fling Fundraiser!

Spring Fling is a once a year, very special, champagne brunch and auction benefit held at Anthony’s At Spokane Falls on April 13th, 2019 from 10am-12:30pm.

All proceeds raised benefit YWCA Spokane’s critical programs and services for women and children impacted by domestic violence, homelessness, and unemployment in Spokane.

Guests will enjoy a delicious brunch provided by Anthony’s, endless mimosas, as well as opportunities to bid on spring-themed, silent auction items.

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A Special Celebration This Year!

In our 116 year history, YWCA Spokane has played a special part in the lives and hearts of many mother/daughter pairs in our community. This year at Spring Fling, we hope to celebrate the legacy of these cherished relationships that have supported our work for generations.

If you plan to attend with your mother or daughter, please let us know! Email or call 509-789-9312.

Happy Birthday YWCA Spokane!

A Little Birdie Told Us April 13th Is A Very Special Day!

YWCA Spokane will be celebrating 116 years of service in the Spokane community during Spring Fling This Year. We hope you can join us and help celebrate our unwavering history of empowering women, and continued dedication to serve and support women, children, and families in our community.

View Photos From Spring Fling 2018

Purchase Hope Stones!

YWCA Spokane’s Hope Stones handmade jewelry will be available for purchase for you or someone you love. The perfect, thoughtful Mother’s Day gift or special something just for you!

A special thanks to Tracy Jewelers for donating all the supplies needed to create Hope Stones jewelry. 100% of proceeds raised go directly to YWCA’s Spokane’s Domestic Violence Safe Shelter for women and children fleeing domestic violence.

If you have any questions about Hope Stones jewelry, please contact our shelter staff member, Melanie Wilson, at 509-863-2882 or email


Volunteer Opportunities

It takes a team of caring community members to ensure a successful event!

There are many fun ways to contribute to the day by helping with setup, tear down, and throughout the brunch. If you are interested in learning more about available event volunteer opportunities please email

Thank You Event Sponsors


Stand Against Racism 2019 @ Empire Health Foundation Philanthropy Center
Apr 26 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Stand Against Racism 2019 @ Empire Health Foundation Philanthropy Center

Join YWCA Spokane For Our Annual Stand Against Racism: No Hate. No Fear. Immigrant Justice is Racial Justice

Each year, our Racial & Social Justice Committee organizes our Stand Against Racism event, joining over 250,000 people across the country as they take a Stand Against Racism through YWCA USA’s national movement.

YWCA Spokane contributes to this critical national movement by hosting a public event every April that engages in open and honest dialogue to confront stereotypes and bias as a community. Each courageous conversation held around the nation provides an opportunity to broaden perspectives, learn new tools, and connect with a diverse community of citizens passionate about eliminating racism in our community.

Details for this event are still to come, so check back in or follow us on Facebook for updates straight to your newsfeed. 

Learn more about Stand Against Racism and other ways to join our racial and social justice work here.

An Evening in Tuscany 2019 @ Beacon Hill
Aug 2 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Please join us for An Evening in Tuscany!

This Tuscan inspired summer evening benefit for YWCA Spokane will be held Friday, August 2nd, 2019 at Beacon Hill. 

Guests enjoy a fabulous scratch made Italian dinner, prepared by a local signature chef as well as indulge in a night of wine, art, entertainment, desserts and music that will make you feel like you were in Tuscany!

In addition to dinner and music, there will be a live & silent auction to benefit our Shelter. Beautiful pieces of art, jewelry and even a trip to Tuscany will be available!

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4th Annual End the Silence Campaign @ YWCA Spokane
Oct 1 @ 8:00 am – Oct 31 @ 5:00 pm

end the silence of domestic violence!

Please join YWCA Spokane in our 4th annual End the Silence Campaign this October! As October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, YWCA Spokane will be organizing events and campaigns throughout the month that all are invited to join in!

Each year YWCA agencies engage in domestic violence prevention and awareness campaigns during October, Domestic Violence Action Month, an effort established by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence in 1981. In 2019, YWCA Spokane will launch our 4th annual End The Silence campaign.

The End The Silence campaign goal is to stop victim blaming and to ask the community to stand alongside victims and survivors of domestic violence as safe allies, making it know that they are not alone.

Learn More about End the Silence

We ask community members and local businesses to identify themselves as allies for domestic violence victims through a series of easy ways they can join this movement and make a difference throughout October. Last year, our agency focused on preventing domestic violence before it begins by encouraging parents to have courageous conversations with their kiddos on healthy relationships. Through online materials, events for parents and kiddos, or visiting college campuses to talk to young adults about healthy relationships, we helped prevent domestic violence before it ever arose.

Campaigns and event details are not available at this time. Please check back in closer to the date, or follow us on Facebook for updates of easy ways to get involved. Or, consider signing up for our newsletter for updates delivered straight to you!