Thank you for your interest in improving the lives of thousands of women, girls, and their families served by YWCA Bergen County with your donation. You can direct your gift to specific programs and initiatives or simply apply it to the greatest need.
Three easy ways to donate:
- Make a secure gift online: donate online.
- Make a gift by phone: call Mary Eastwood at 201-345-4616 or email [email protected].
- Make a gift by mail: print and mail our donation form.
We also welcome the gift of your time. Learn about volunteer opportunities.
YWCA Bergen County + Your Support = Empowerment for thousands of women, girls, and families
YWCA Bergen County is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all. We are the area’s largest provider of childcare services, a recognized leader in health and fitness programs, and operator of healingSPACE, Bergen County’s only Sexual Violence Resource Center. Celebrating nearly a century of commitment to our community, today we improve the lives of thousands of women, girls, and their families with the generous support of our donors. DONATE
Recognition + Celebration = Expanded network of support and services
YWCA Bergen County’s Walking the Talk Gala is a prestigious celebration of outstanding women who have made significant contributions to women’s empowerment, equality, and social justice. By supporting the Gala, you advance our commitment to the people we serve and promote equality for all. DONATE
Self-Esteem + Healthy Habits = Girl power
YWCA Bergen County’s programs for girls empower the women of tomorrow by giving them the tools to realize their full potential. Funding is crucial for programs such as our Empower U Girls Leadership Academy that helps girls become confident, college-bound, and career-ready. Your support expands the community of empowered young women who will also inspire and empower others. DONATE
Networking + Education = Equality and economic empowerment for women
YWCA Bergen County’s women’s empowerment programs provide powerful opportunities for women to connect, share, learn, and lead, helping entrepreneurs launch new businesses, mothers and caregivers return to work, women of color take leadership positions, chronically unemployed women get back to work, and women leaders further develop and thrive. Your support helps expand opportunity and advance equality for all women. DONATE
24/7 Hotline + Services = A safe haven for survivors
YWCA Bergen County healingSPACE—Bergen County’s only Sexual Violence Resource Center—is a safe and welcoming place for survivors of sexual violence and their loved ones. Your donation helps support the dedicated 24/7 hotline; vital services such as accompanying survivors to hospitals, law enforcement agencies, and legal proceedings; and sexual violence education and outreach. DONATE
healingSPACE Legal Advocacy Program
Legal Advocacy + Services = Legal recourse for survivors
YWCA Bergen County healingSPACE Legal Advocacy Program provides legal advocacy services and access to legal services to survivors of sexual violence in partnership with Northeast Legal Services. Your support helps expand access to legal services to more survivors. DONATE
Racial Justice Initiatives
Awareness + Action = Strides toward equality for people of color
YWCA Bergen County recognizes leaders in the community who are confronting hate and bridging divides with Racial Justice Awards; hosts Courageous Conversations to promote cultural competence, acceptance, and inclusion; takes a Stand Against Racism; and works collaboratively with leaders and the community to end racism. Your support helps address issues that disproportionately and negatively impact people of color, preserve and extend rights, and strive for equality for all people. DONATE
Fitness + Fun = Self-confidence for those with special needs
YWCA Bergen County’s adapted recreation programs empower those with special needs to improve their self-confidence as well as their fitness levels. Rising costs and more participants mean a greater need for scholarships. Your support helps ease the financial burden on families. DONATE
Child Care + Summer Camp = Peace of mind for working parents
YWCA Bergen County’s child care and summer camps empower working parents by giving them the security of knowing their children are safe, nurtured, and educated. As requests for financial aid increase, so does our need for funds to provide scholarships to deserving families, which your donation can help fulfill. DONATE