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How much would you give to help a young, formerly homeless mother and her children build a secure, stable, self-sufficient life together?

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One month of utilities to help keep a family safely housed in their modest apartment Help feed a family with the cost of groceries for a week A tutoring session to help a child keep up academically One week's public transportation to and from the school where a mother is completing her degree

CEO Mary Chesnut talks with Doni Glover of after 
the Post-Zimmerman Community Conversation Event



DSC06891eOur mission

Founded in 1883, the YWCA Greater Baltimore is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all.

Our programs
The YWCA’s current programs include supportive housing for homeless women and families and affordable childcare for working families in Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Harford County, and northern Anne Arundel County. Upcoming programs will address racial justice and women’s economic advancement.



News Update

Upcoming Event: Leading Together 2014


You are invited to attend the YWCA Greater Baltimore’s 11th annual fundraiser, Leading Together. This year’s event is a milestone for us and we are intentionally changing the event focus to highlight the pioneering work of the YWCA.

The evening reception will include an exhibit curated by the Reginald F. Lewis Museum, featuring artifacts from our 130 years of service in the community. Proceeds from Leading Together will benefit YWCA programs for women and children who are experiencing homelessness in Baltimore.

Thursday, May 8, 2014
6:30pm to 9:00pm

Maryland Historical Society
201 W. Monument Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
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$75 per person
$40 tax deductible contribution to the YWCA
Register Now 

Visit our event page to learn more.


Community Partners


Our Giving Campaign Numbers

Maryland Charity Campaign
(MCC) #8068

Combined Charity Campaign
(CCC) #8068

Combined Federal Campaign
(CFC) #92318

Image details: Utilities image courtesy of Keerati at; Groceries image courtest of kratuanoiy at; Tutoring image courtesy of Ambro at; Transportation image courtesy of papaija2008 at