Ways To Give
Since 1975, YWCA Sonoma County has been the County’s answer to the community’s call for refuge, advocacy and support with domestic violence. Our mission is to end domestic violence through awareness, education and empowerment.
There are a number of ways for you to support YWCA Sonoma County, including:
- Secure online giving – options to select one-time, monthly or annual giving
- Event sponsorship
- Making a gift of stocks, bonds, or mutual funds
- Planned giving
- Mail us a check
- Join eScrip and select YWCA Sonoma County as your nonprofit of choice.
Thank you for giving what you can! Your support in any form or amount is integral to helping advance our mission.
GIVE Gift Cards – A Great Way to Support Our Families.
Gift cards in dollars amounts $25-$50 allow families in our care the decision-making ability to purchase wardrobe items and essentials which are uniquely their own from these establishments:
• Target • Grocery Stores • Gas Stations • Uber / Lyft
When you are ready to donate in-kind items, please call Cindy at (707) 303-3545 to discuss what you have and schedule a drop-off date and time.
YWCA Sonoma County operates six preschools. A Special Place Therapeutic Preschool in Santa Rosa offers children living with violence or neglect a safe setting with on-site therapy available. childcare centers Wish List
YWCA Sonoma County operates the only confidential safe house in Sonoma County for women and children who are fleeing domestic abuse.
By purchasing items from this wish list, you will be supporting adults and children who sometimes need counseling to process the trauma they have experienced.
Other Ways to Give
We welcome your donation either online or in the mail. To make a tax-deductible donation by mail, send your check or money order (made out to “YWCA Sonoma County”) to:
YWCA Sonoma County
PO Box 3506
Santa Rosa, CA 95402
Donate online HERE.
Your generous gift of stocks, bonds or mutual funds to YWCA Sonoma County will supercharge our work to answer the community’s call for refuge, advocacy and support with domestic violence.
If you would like to make this type of gift, please contact Madeleine Keegan O’Connell via email or phone 707-303-8400.
Choose from many giving options, including naming YWCA Sonoma County as a beneficiary in your will and more complex trust arrangements that provide lifelong income. We’ve been here for 48 years and you can be part of the next 48 and support generations to come. Help us secure the future!
eScrip is an easy way for you to raise funds for YWCA Sonoma County. After you’ve signed up, earning money for us is easy – just shop at participating stores such as Oliver’s, Petaluma Market, Glen Ellen Market or Fircrest Market. Participating merchants donate a percentage of your purchase back to YWCA Sonoma County.
Watch this short video to see how easy it is to signup: WATCH
Corporate matching gifts are a type of philanthropy in which companies financially match donations that their employees make to nonprofit organizations. When an employee makes a donation, they’ll request the matching gift from their employer, who then makes their own donation.
Ask your employer if they offer matching gifts so your donation can be doubled!
Other Ways to Support Us
Follow us on Facebook and Instagram and share our posts with your friends. Set up your own Facebook donation post, target us as the designated beneficiary and every dollar received goes to support important programs helping your community.
Show your support of YWCA Sonoma and the community we serve by participating our October “Y I Run” Fun Run/Walk, or come to our Safe ‘n Warm Coat Drive. Visit our events page to learn more.
Help us spread the word about YWCA Sonoma County sharing the below with three of your friends:
- County’s only 24/7 Domestic Violence Crisis Hotline
- County’s only Confidential Safe House Shelter for families fleeing harm
- Operates six childcare centers
- Offers counseling to adults and children who have experienced trauma
YWCA Sonoma County is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization (federal tax identification number 94-2347428). Your donations are fully tax-deductible to the extent allowable by law.
If you have questions about any of our giving programs, please contact Madeleine O’Connell:
YWCA Sonoma County