September 5, 2016 at 5:00 am

Labor Day


Movie Screening

September 12, 2016 at 6:00 pm

YWCA Central Massachusetts and the Worcester League of Women Voters Present:

Iron Jawed Angels

followed by a panel discussion
“Empowering Women/Voting Women: History & Action”

Learn the history of women’s right to vote and then exercise that right!
How, when, where will be identified by the guest panelists.

September 12, 2016
6:00 to 8:30 p.m.

First Baptist Church

111 Park Avenue

Worcester, MA

Free parking


Iron Jawed Angels documents the extraordinary efforts of women such as Alice Paul and Lucy Burns to fight for American women’s right to vote.
It was these suffragists who in 1920 founded the League of Women Voters of the United States.


Linda Cavaioli, Executive Director, YWCA Central Massachusetts
Penny Marston, President, Worcester League of Women Voters
David LeBeouf, Vice President Worcester League of Women Voters
Susan Ledoux, City Clerk, City of Worcester


Dance For Peace

September 30, 2016 at 7:00 pm

The YWCA Central Massachusetts will host its 7th annual Dance for Peace on Friday, September 30, 2016

 All funds raised during this dance marathon benefit the YWCA’s BWR Program, the local domestic violence program in North Central Massachusetts.

Where else can you dance the night away with friends and family, and all for a great cause?

Stop by and enjoy music by a favorite local DJ, enjoy student performances, and win great raffle prizes!

Fitchburg Senior Center

14 Wallace Ave

Fitchburg, MA 01420

September 30, 2016      7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Check-in & Registration – 6:30 – 7:00 p.m.   Dancing Kicks Off at 7:00 p.m.

Purchase tickets HERE


 Fundraise With a Team….Getting Started is Easy!

Click on the ‘Register’ link and follow the easy step-by-step guide to registering your

team. Once you have registered your team, you will be able to customize your team’s fundraising page.

We strongly suggest reading the Information Packet prior to registering your team.

Want to raise funds offline? Click here to download a Pledge Sheet.

To get involved in this event or for more information, please contact Gabrielle Alan at

Benefits the YWCA’s Domestic Violence Services BWR Program, which serves victims of domestic violence in north Central Massachusetts.



Strawberries and Shopping

October 13, 2016 at 5:30 pm

Join us for an evening of socializing and shopping at Worcester’s
boutique marketplace. Enjoy delicious hors d’oeuvres and desserts
while supporting a good cause, Girls CHOICE.

$30 donation
● Complimentary refreshments ● Cash Bar● Silent Auction

October 13, 2016
5:30-8:00 p.m.
The White Room, Crompton Collective
138 Green Street, Worcester

Register online here. 

Also, you can mail your check, made payable to:
YWCA-Girls CHOICE, 1 Salem Sq. Worcester, MA 01608

The mural depicted is a piece of public art,
created by artist Alice Mizrachi, and Sharinna Travieso (artist assistant) with teen
participants from the YWCA Girls CHOICE Program.
This mural was made possible by the Worcester Cultural Coalition and
the Worcester Public Art Working Group (PAWG).


Daybreak Breakfast

October 17, 2016 at 7:45 am

2016 Great Guys Honoree nominations accepted through August 31, 2016

Click here to nominate a Great Guy

Past Great Guys Award Recipients.


Daybreak Breakfast

Where: Hogan Campus Center, College of the Holy Cross
Date: Monday, October 17, 2016
Time: 8:00 – 9:30 a.m. (Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.)

$35 per person; $350 table of 10
contributions less $20 per person are tax deductible

Tickets available here.
You must complete all required fields and pay electronically in order to register, you will receive an email confirmation. If you do not receive an email confirmation please contact the Development Office at (508) 767-2505 ext. 3009 or

We will also be presenting 2016 Great Guys Awards

Accessible communication for the deaf is available, please indicate a need when registering for event.


Upcoming Events

  • 09/05/16 - Closed
  • 09/12/16 - Movie Screening
  • 09/30/16 - Dance For Peace
  • 10/13/16 - Strawberries and Shopping
  • 10/17/16 - Daybreak Breakfast

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