In 1997, Circle of Women gathered 500 women to celebrate their power and to develop women as philanthropists in the community. The objective was to broaden the base of support for YWCA Minneapolis programs and help improve the future for women and girls in the Twin Cities. This year, we’re celebrating 25 years of this event, the lives changed and the progress made over the decades.
Our anniversary event will be held virtually, connecting supporters with our mission to eliminate racism and empower women and girls, while creating meaningful engagement through technology.
Help support our mission by becoming an ambassador and joining us on May 18!
Date: Tuesday, May 18
Time: 6:00 – 6:45 pm
Circle of Women signature fundraiser is an inspirational opportunity to support life-changing programs that eliminate racism and empower women and girls in our community.
Every year, we deliver innovative programs and passionate advocacy in racial justice, education and wellness, creating a positive impact on the lives of over 30,000 people in our community.
We are proud to present the 2021 Woman of Power Award to Maria Regan Gonzalez, a Minnesota leader who embodies the values and mission of YWCA Minneapolis through her extraordinary commitment to social and racial equity, peace, justice, freedom and dignity.
YWCA Minneapolis established the Woman of Power Award in 2018 to honor women across the Twin Cities who have demonstrated commitment, enthusiasm and support for YWCA’s mission of eliminating racism and empowering women. The award will be presented during the 25th anniversary Circle of Women.
This year, we have two different options for individual tickets. Join us for free or enjoy the event with a celebratory Stay-At-Home Experience Package sent to your home. The package includes a 25th-anniversary commemorative item and other exciting items from local women/BIPOC-owned businesses.
As a sponsor of Circle of Women, you will demonstrate support for YWCA Minneapolis, serving women and families for 130 years. Event sponsorship connects your organization to YWCA’s powerful legacy and invests in the path ahead. We invite you to support our mission by becoming a sponsor.
For information on 2021 sponsorship opportunities, please contact Alyssa Whalon at firstname.lastname@example.org.