News and Updates

Changes at the YWCA

The YWCA of Olympia is pleased to announce that their current Executive Director, Tammy Stampfli will be continuing her education in the field of religious studies in order to become a chaplain.

Spring Into Action a Success!

Thank you to all our donors and volunteers who helped make our 2013 Spring Into Action Luncheon a success. The sold-out event generated more than $12,000 that will benefit YWCA programs.

GWOL! Healthy Relationships Videos

Health experts report that one out of every ten teen girls experiences dating violence.

GWOL! Camp and the Harlem Shake

The 2012 GWOL! spring break camp was a huge success! Thank you to all our camp particpants, volunteers and staff for all your hard work! Check out the YWCA GWOL! “Harlem Shake” video GWOL!

AmeriCorps Project Supports Other Bank

The YWCA and a group of local AmeriCorps members held a “Community-wide Product Drive” Jan. 21 for The YWCA’s Other Bank as a Martin Luther King Day service project.

Girl Rising

The YWCA of Olympia, in conjunction with Intel Corporation hosted a free community screening of the film Girl Rising on Friday, May 3 at the Washington Center for

Toilet Paper "Blessing"

The Good Shepherd Lutheran Church of Olympia held its annual “Blessing of The Toilet Paper” ceremony and product drive for The Other Bank March 3.  Members o

YWCA Holds First Women's Retreat

​The YWCA held its first one day retreat for low-income women on June

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