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Read about YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennesse's efforts to improve the lives of women, children and families in our community through our domestic violence prevention and education services. We'd love for you to help us spread the word about the work we're doing. 

For more information contact Michelle Mowery Johnson, Director of Communications at (615) 983-5125 or

Featured News

YWCA Teams Up With Nashville Predators and Allstate to Help End Violence Against Women

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 30, 2018) – With just a handful of games left in the regular season and a Stanley Cup Playoff bid already clinched, the Nashville Predators took some time… Read More

More than $350,000 Raised for State’s Largest Domestic Violence Shelter

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 14, 2018) – More than 600 friends and supporters of YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee shopped and sipped for a good cause during the sixth annual Wine… Read More

YWCA Hosts 6th Annual Wine Women & Shoes in February

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 10, 2018) – On Saturday, February 10, hundreds of the city’s most fashion-forward women will converge on the Music City Center for the sixth annual… Read More

YWCA Receives $200,000 Grant to Expand Healthy Masculinity and Domestic Violence Prevention Programs

Nashville, Tenn. (January 3, 2018) –  YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee announced today it received a $200,000 grant from Allstate Foundation Purple Purse to expand its… Read More

YWCA Hosts 26th Annual Academy for Women of Achievement Awards Celebration

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 20, 2017) – YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee recently hosted its 26th annual Academy for Women of Achievement celebration and induction dinner at the… Read More

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Upcoming Events

YWCA Spring Breakfast

The 2018 YWCA Spring Breakfast is taking place on Tuesday, April 24 at the Music City Center. Guests will hear the inspiring… Learn More

Stand Against Racism

Stand Against Racism is a signature campaign of YWCA USA to build community among those working for racial and social justice. The Stand… Learn More

Strike Out Violence

STRIKE OUT VIOLENCE is an annual bowling fundraiser that allows the YWCA to continue empowering domestic violence survivors to take control… Learn More

Academy for Women of Achievement

Each year, the YWCA honors a select group of women who are dedicated to improving our community and the lives of women, children, and… Learn More