Become a Member 

Being a member of the YWCA means you are a part of the oldest and largest women's organization in the World. There are over 25 million women and girls in over 100 countries united through the YWCA.  By becoming a member you also show support for what the YWCA Aurora stands for: embracing diversity and social justice, helping women become economically independent and self-sufficient, and supporting the youth of our community with a strong educational foundation.

Become a Volunteer

The YWCA Aurora is dedicated to partnering with quality volunteers who are interested in helping us advance our mission of eliminating racism and empowering women. 
For more information on our volunteer program, contact Melissa Nigro, Executive Director, at (630)299-2280 or email at


The actions of our government have an enormous impact on the lives of women and girls across this country. But you can make a difference!
1) Click here to learn more about legislation, elected officials, federal agencies and how you can take action to improve the lives of women and girls.
2) Sign up for YWAct, YWCA's Washington Update newsletter.

Donate Online

It's easy and quick to make a gift securely online to support YWCA Aurora's programs.

Mail Your Gift

Mail your gift to:           
YWCA Aurora 
347 S. Gladstone Ave.
Aurora, IL 60506

Donate Stock or Planned Giving

When you transfer stocks or other securities to the YWCA Aurora, you are eligible for a tax deduction for fair market value. You can also designate your gift to your favorite project or cause.  Planned giving is a wonderful option for donors who want to make a big impact but prefer not to make an immediate gift. The easiest way to make a planned gift is to include the YWCA Aurora as a beneficiary in your will.

For More Information

If you have questions about any of our giving options, please contact:

Melissa Nigro, Executive Director

Phone: (630) 299-2280