Children’s Diversity Read Aloud program

The YWCA Gettysburg & Adams County’s Advocacy Committee would like to develop and pilot a Children’s Diversity Read Aloud program at the two YWCA Childcare Centers, 909 and Adams Commerce Center, this summer based on our mission, “The YWCA of Gettysburg and Adams County is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom … Continue reading Children’s Diversity Read Aloud program


Dear Friend of the YWCA, Our doors have been closed for about eight weeks as the entire nation works to mitigate the dangerous coronavirus. Your YWCA staff and board of directors have worked hard to make adjustments, stay connected with you and improve the facilities for when we can safely return. Our dedicated childcare teachers … Continue reading #GivingTuesdayNow


  Join the YWCA today! Now is the perfect time to get more connected to fitness, fun, and community! When you join the YWCA, you’re committing to more than simply improving your wellness. You are supporting the values and programs that strengthen our community. At the YWCA we are committed to to nurturing the potential … Continue reading Membership

About the YWCA

The YWCA Gettysburg & Adams County is a nonprofit community organization with almost 3,550 members. Established in 1929 on Gettysburg’s Lincoln Square as a women’s evangelical organization, the YWCA has long been an active force in the improvement of Adams County. More than eighty years later, the YWCA’s national mission statement as well as our … Continue reading About the YWCA

YWCA Committees

The YWCA operates with support from more than a dozen committees, which are listed below. If you would like to share your knowledge and talents with a YWCA committee, contact the person listed. Thank you! Membership/Marketing Committee (Kristen Mooney, membership director) Membership Appreciation activities Membership attraction and retention Promote the organization’s mission and programs Membership Assistance … Continue reading YWCA Committees


STEAM Savvy is an all-girls after-school club for students at Gettysburg High School. The program encourages girls to explore science, technology, engineering, arts and math fields in which women are underrepresented. Instructors and mentors also assist students with college applications, interviewing skills, and other aspects of the college search, including visits to explore schools’ science departments. If … Continue reading STEAM Savvy