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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

    September 26, 2023

    Download the Revised Summary Plan Description (SPD) 

    Written in everyday language, the SPD summarizes your rights and benefits under the YWCA Retirement Fund Plan and provides you with an understanding of how it operates. Read more

    August 31, 2023

    Registration for the 2023 Week Without Violence Campaign is open! October 16 - 21

    Join the entire YWCA network for #WWV23, "Not On Our Screens. Not In Our Streets: A Movement Towards Violence-Free Communities." Register your association and sign up for next week's webinar. Read more

    August 23, 2023

    Don't Miss YWCA Minneapolis' September 27 "It's Time to Talk: Forum on Race" 

    Register now for this half-day free virtual learning opportunity, featuring keynote speaker Dr. Marc Lamont Hill and breakout speakers including Dr. Joi Lewis and Kyle “Guante” Myhre. Read more

    Now at the YWCA

    Week Without Violence, October 16 -21

    YWCA will set aside October 16-21, 2023, as a Week Without Violence, a global movement between YWCAs and World YWCA to end gender-based violence. Read More

    Join The Movement

    Help local YWCAs serve millions of women, girls, and people of color and change the power structures that determine their future. Read More