Volunteer of the Year Award

June 10, 2019

Congratulations to Dr. Janet Elsea who was presented with the first YWCA Janet G. Elsea, Ph.D., Volunteer of the Year... Learn More

Spotlight on Legacy Giving Donor Jill and Jim Mapstead

June 10, 2019

Why We Give in “Legacy Fashion” As a Board member and former Board Chair of the YWCA of Metropolitan Phoenix,... Learn More

Determined to use my time to make a difference in the lives of others.

April 5, 2019

When I relocated to the Phoenix area after retiring from a 35-year career in corporate America, I was determined to... Learn More

The Willey Award – By Janet G. Elsea, Ph.D.

February 11, 2019

As I watched the Grammy award show last night, I was thrilled at the number of women awardees and at... Learn More

YWCA Metropolitan Phoenix Supports the Values and Principles of the Women’s March, Joins Local Event in Phoenix 

January 17, 2019

Phoenix, AZ, January 16, 2019 — YWCA Metropolitan Phoenix is joining the 2019 Women’s March in Phoenix, taking place on... Learn More

2019 Tribute to Leadership -Dorothy Willey Award Recipient – Annie Groth

January 16, 2019

Advice to young women. Don't wait until you are 100% sure. Take the risk and believe in you!

Tribute to Leadership Racial Justice Honoree – Alejandra Gomez

January 16, 2019

I found my calling in being able to teach communities how to advocate for themselves and take on justice work to transform not only their lives but that of their community.

Tribute Community Service Corporate Award Honoree – Carrie Young

January 14, 2019

As a servant leader, Carrie believes in the YWCA’s mission and commitment to eliminating racism and empowering women. It means everyone will be given equal opportunities regardless of their gender or race, and while we’ve made progress, she acknowledges there is STILL much work to be done.

Tribute First Responder Honoree – Jo Ellen Caldwell

January 14, 2019

Reflecting on her adult life, Jo Ellen is most proud of the relationships she has made with so many youth and young adults. Through mentorship and education she has helped many individuals reach personal fitness, education and career goals.