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    Your Guide to Optional Contributions

    Would you like to increase your future retirement benefit? You can choose to make optional after-tax contributions through your YWCA's payroll department. Here's how. Read more

    Why You Should Review Your Beneficiary Information Today (And Often)

    It is important to choose a beneficiary for your YWCA Retirement Fund account and to ensure that their information is correct. Here's why. Read more

    Are You a Fund Administrator? Here’s What You Need to Know

    YWCARF administrators perform a range of important tasks, from enrollment to ensuring contributions are correct and on time. Read more

    News & Updates

    May 26, 2023

    Capitol Hill Day Webinar, May 31, 3-4pm EST 

    Are you attending Capitol Hill Day on June 8? Get ready for the YWCA National Conference’s day of action with a webinar on tools, talking points, how-tos, and the new app. Read more

    May 18, 2023

    Misty Copeland to Keynote YWCA Seattle's 2023 Inspire Luncheon, September 14! 

    Save the date for Misty Copeland, Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre and the first Black woman to be promoted to the position in the company's history in 2015. Registration opens June 1. Read more

    May 01, 2023

    Watch YWCA USA's 403(b) Retirement Plan Seminar 

    Learn about the new member benefit for local associations and staff by viewing the webinar from April 25. Read more

    Now at the YWCA

    Women's History Month 2023

    During Women’s History Month 2023, YWCA Retirement Fund and YWCA USA are celebrating our shared history, and mission to eliminate racism and empower women. Read More

    Black History Month 2023

    This Black History Month, raise awareness of the shared YWCA history of elevating and empowering black women and advancing racial equity. #BlackHistoryMonth #BHM2023 Read More