Your donation directly supports our mission to eliminate racism, empower women, stand up for social justice, help families, and strengthen communities.

Your support can create change and will help make a difference in our community. YWCA’s programs offer hope and support to some of our community’s most vulnerable and at-risk residents every day.

Whether your favorite YWCA program:

  • is advancing race & gender equity to create a more inclusive community
  • helping people improve their financial situations through education
  • providing subsidized child care to low-income working parents
  • providing free childcare to veterans
  • is giving clothing to those in need

Your support is more important than ever!

YOU can change a life. Please consider making a gift today.

If you choose to donate to the YWCA Elgin, check with your employer to see if they will match your donation.

Every gift, no matter how large or small, helps Build Brighter Futures for the clients of the YWCA Elgin.

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Additional Ways to Give

YWCA Elgin is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization (employer identification number 36-2171177). Your donations are fully tax-deductible to the extent allowable by law. Upon request, a copy of the latest financial filing can be obtained.

YWCA Elgin Program/Event Updates

04.9.2020 UPDATE – Due to concerns surrounding COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and Illinois Governor Pritzker’s shelter-in-place order, the YWCA Elgin will be temporarily closed in order to ensure the safety of our clients, staff, and the entire community.

Please check back for updates or changes.

School Age Child Care (SACC) will be closed until April 30th.

Adult Education (English as a Second Language) will be canceled until further notice.

Family Literacy will be canceled until further notice.

Thank you for understanding. We hope everyone stays safe during this time and we look forward to returning to our regular schedule soon.