YWCA Northeast Kansas Signature Events
Concealed Revealed: Join us on Saturday, April 17th at 6:00 PM for an inspiring and empowering evening of art, honor, and storytelling. While the event may look a little different this year as we transition from an in-person event to an interactive, virtual event, our mission remains the same: to uplift survivors, honor resiliency. celebrate strength, instill hope, and support our work providing shelter, safety, and support to survivors of domestic and sexual violence, stalking, and human trafficking in our Center for Safety and Empowerment. Learn more and register today.
Stand Against Racism: YWCA USA’s 15th annual Stand Against Racism campaign will take place April 22 – 25, 2021. We invite YWCAs and allied groups to focus their events and organizing on the myriad of racial justice issues that impact the health and safety of communities of color. Most importantly, we invite you to explore how From Declarations to Change: Addressing Racism as a Public Health Crisis can advance the work of justice in your community and empower people of color. Stay tuned for more details, and learn more about the Stand Against Racism campaign.
Quarterly Network Lunches: Network with fellow community leaders over lunch with an informative and enriching talk presented by local experts and thought-leaders. Lunches occur quarterly on Wednesdays, 11:45 AM – 1:00 PM, and cost $12 general admission, lunch is included. Are you interested in a particular topic? Let us know by sending us an email.
Women of Excellence Awards: A Leadership Event to benefit YWCA Northeast Kansas: Celebrating Women of Excellence in the greater Topeka community. In 2020, the event looked a little different as we transitioned from a daytime luncheon to an evening virtual event, but our mission remained the same: honoring the contributions of women in our community who get up and do the work. Together, we are Equal. Powerful. UNSTOPPABLE. You can watch the replay here, see event photos here, and donate here.
Week Without Violence: October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. And at YWCA, we know that not all violence is acknowledged or responded to equally and that some victims go unrecognized altogether. For more than 20 years, YWCA has set aside one week in October as a Week Without Violence. Along with other YWCAs across the country and around the world, we hold events, share information and stories, advocate, and more with a common goal in mind: together, we can end gender-based violence.
Annual Donor and Volunteer Appreciation Event: We have over 400 volunteers fueling our mission every year. This event is always free and open to all volunteers and donors and is also the opportunity to recognize outstanding community partners. Interested in getting involved? Check out our volunteer opportunities, in-kind donations, and ways to make an impact through a monetary contribution.
That’s What She Said: An evening of advice, stories, and fun with your sisters. TWSS 2019 took place Thursday, August 29 from 5:30 to 8:00 PM at the Brownstone. Meanwhile, browse our event photos.