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The YWCA of San Diego County empowers women, children and families to break the cycle of domestic violence and homelessness and achieve self-sufficiency. Through Becky’s House®, Passages and the Cortez Hill Family Center, the YWCA provides extensive services to more than 5,800 individuals each year. The YWCA is committed to helping families recover from trauma, improve their economic status, find permanent housing and ultimately transform their lives. more

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The YWCA relies on philanthropic and community support to sustain our critical programs for individuals struggling with domestic violence and homelessness. Your gift will make an immediate impact.


Celebrating Vi & Dan McKinney

Following the announcement of an extraordinary gift from Vi & Dan McKinney in September, the YWCA of San Diego County held a private luncheon to celebrate the McKinney’s generosity and commemorate the renaming of The Vi McKinney Becky’s House Shelter.

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Walk a Mile in Her Shoes<sup>®</sup>

Thank you to all who joined the YWCA of San Diego County at our annual Walk a Mile in Shoes on Thursday October 9! More than 500 individuals – walkers, teams, public officials, law enforcement, and advocates – made the event a tremendous success.

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Announcing The Vi McKinney Becky's House<sup>®</sup> Shelter

The YWCA of San Diego County is proud to announce a $5 million gift from Vi and Dan McKinney, local philanthropists and longtime YWCA supporters. Click here to learn more about what this incredible gift will enable the YWCA to achieve!

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Response to Domestic Violence in the News

In light of the recent domestic violence incidences covered by the media, the importance of being informed about this issue is clear. Please read this message from the YWCA about how you can become part of the solution.

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