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The Power of Persimmon

The color persimmon has long been an iconic representation of the YWCA movement. Strong, bright, and bold, persimmon accurately represents our centuries-old mission to eliminate racism and empower women and to improve the lives of individuals and families right here in Rochester and Monroe County.

Maximize Your Impact

Our monthly donor program, The Persimmon, is more important than ever. Your funds enable YWCA to address systemic issues of racial and gender inequities, while acting fast when individuals and families are in crisis and need the security of safe, affordable housing.

  • It’s impactful. You’ll provide easy access to vital support services when they are needed most.
  • It’s sustainable. Monthly gifts provide predictable income, which in turn helps us plan for the future.
  • It’s a community. You’ll be joining a passionate and determined group of supporters on a mission to eliminate racism and empower women.

Starting a recurring monthly donation to benefit the 1,500 women and families served each year by YWCA of Rochester & Monroe County is easy. Simply select a monthly contribution level that aligns with your giving capacity. You can activate your gift online or mail your contributions to : The Persimmon, YWCA, 175 North Clinton Ave, Rochester, NY 14604.

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