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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. 

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Featured News

$340,000 Raised for State’s Largest Domestic Violence Shelter

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 22, 2017) – The generosity of the Nashville community was fabulously displayed during the fifth annual Wine Women & Shoes event at the Renaissance… Read More

YWCA’s MEND Program Scores Significant Support from Nashville Predators and Allstate

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 25, 2017) – The Nashville Predators and Allstate Foundations today announced a major investment in MEND, the four-year old violence prevention program of YWCA… Read More

YWCA To Host Nashville’s 5th Annual Wine Women & Shoes Event

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 12, 2017) – On Saturday, February 18, a bevy of the city’s most fashionable, wine-loving women will come together at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel to… Read More

YWCA Provides New “Uniforms” to Middle Tennessee’s Women Veterans

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 10, 2016 – Dress for Success Nashville has joined forces with area veterans organizations to suit dozens of female veterans during the month of… Read More

YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee has announced that Sharon K. Roberson will be its new president and chief executive officer. Roberson, who comes to YWCA from Direct General… Read More

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Upcoming Events

YWCA Spring Breakfast

Every April, hundreds of our friends invite their friends to gather and hear the inspiring stories of women and girls whose lives have been… 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