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To access YWCA’s available programs and services during the COVID-19 pandemic visit our regularly updated services page or contact us through our 24hr helpline services by calling 509-326-2255, emailing help@ywcaspokane.org, or texting 509-220-3725. Thank you.


Program Impact

11,886


Women receive support and advocacy to rebuild their lives after experiencing domestic violence.

Domestic Violence Services

3,051


Children and mothers develop new tools needed for success in life including job and school readiness.

Education & Job Training

2,534


Children and youth receive outreach and counseling to help cope with trauma and develop health relationship skills.

Children's Services

It Takes Courage

I didn’t recognize all the signs. They started so small and built up slowly over time. It wasn’t all bad. A lot of it was really wonderful. The violent episodes were sometimes years apart. That is what made it so hard, so confusing.

Get Involved

SPEAK UP – ADVOCATE

Your voice has power and can have an amazing impact in your community. There are many ways you can get involved and make a difference in the lives of women, children, and families on a local level and nationally.

Advocate

MAKE AN IMPACT – VISIONARY Leaders

We believe in a community where all women and children have a safe place to live. A place where women have the opportunity to earn a livable wage and families can live free from violence, in peace, and with dignity.

Visionary Leaders Donate Today

Upcoming events

Featured Event

DV 101 Training: Recognize. Respond. Refer. Jul 25

Join YWCA Spokane for this important free, virtual training on July 25th.  Learn more about intimate partner domestic violence, how to help a friend, and about YWCA Spokane’s free and confidential services.

DV 101 Training: Recognize. Respond. Refer.

Upcoming Events

Jul
25
Mon
DV 101 Training: Recognize. Respond. Refer. @ Virtual Event
Jul 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Recognize. Respond. Refer.

Domestic Violence 101 Training

Join YWCA Spokane for this important free, virtual training on May 5th.  Learn more about intimate partner domestic violence, how to help a friend, and about YWCA Spokane’s free and confidential services.

This Training Will Include:
  • What is Intimate Partner Violence?
  • Myths about Intimate Partner Violence.
  • Who is affected by Intimate Partner Violence?
  • What are potential indicators Partner Violence?
  • How to help someone.
  • YWCA Spokane’s free & confidential services.
  • Who are YWCA advocates and what are their roles?

Register Today!


Questions

Contact Jemma Riedel, YWCA Spokane Community Engagement Coordinator, at education@ywcaspokane.org or call 509-385-6623 for more information about available intimate partner domestic violence related trainings.

Jul
28
Thu
DV 101 Training: Recognize. Respond. Refer. @ Virtual Event
Jul 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Recognize. Respond. Refer.

Domestic Violence 101 Training

Join YWCA Spokane for this important free, virtual training on July 28th.  Learn more about intimate partner domestic violence, how to help a friend, and about YWCA Spokane’s free and confidential services.

This Training Will Include:
  • What is Intimate Partner Violence?
  • Myths about Intimate Partner Violence.
  • Who is affected by Intimate Partner Violence?
  • What are potential indicators Partner Violence?
  • How to help someone.
  • YWCA Spokane’s free & confidential services.
  • Who are YWCA advocates and what are their roles?

Register Today!


Questions

Contact Jemma Riedel, YWCA Spokane Community Engagement Coordinator, at education@ywcaspokane.org or call 509-385-6623 for more information about available intimate partner domestic violence related trainings.

Jul
29
Fri
2022 An Evening in Tuscany @ Beacon Hill Events & Catering
Jul 29 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

An Evening In Tuscany July 29, 2022

Beacon Hill Events
Italian Dinner and Auction Benefit For YWCA Spokane

An Evening In Tuscany is a beautiful Tuscan inspired event benefiting YWCA Spokane’s safe shelter and other programs and services for domestic violence survivors in Spokane.

REGISTER HERE

FOR YOUR ENTERTAINMENT

Guests can enjoy a fabulous scratch made Italian dinner prepared by local signature Chef Ellie Aaro with Beacon Hill Events and indulge in treats that will make you feel like you were in Tuscany!

FOR THE LOVE OF ART

Spokane is full of talented artists and entertainers. This fundraiser will provide participants with creative ways to give including a silent and live auction focused on local arts, artists, and entertainment.

FOR A GOOD CAUSE

All proceeds from this Tuscan benefit will support the women, children, and programs at YWCA Spokane, including our domestic violence safe shelter, which is open 24hrs a day 365 days a year.

Join us and make a difference as we gather for a common goal of supporting the peace, justice, freedom, and dignity of the women and children served through YWCA Spokane’s programs for survivors of domestic violence.


Become a Sponsor Today

View An Evening in Tuscany sponsorship opportunities by clicking the sponsorship levels link below. To secure your sponsorship or learn more about sponsorship opportunities and benefits, contact Dana Morris Lee, YWCA Spokane CPO, at danam@ywcaspokane.org or 509-742-0111. We look forward to exploring possible ways to partner to support the safety and well-being of our community.

 SPONSORSHIP LEVELS

Your Impact

  • $1000 Helps With Childhood Education: Your gift could provide one 3-4-year-old child and their family access to a full year of YWCA Spokane’s early childhood education and assistance program.
  • $500 Helps With Victim Services: Your gift could provide one victim of intimate partner violence with wrap-around support including safety planning, counseling, necessities, protection orders, group support, and emergency services.
  • $200 Helps Provide Opportunity For Women: Your gift could provide one woman access to our Women’s Opportunity Center including resources to help her heal from trauma, build skills, address barriers to employment, and develop economic empowerment for a better future.
  • $100 Helps Provide Shelter Meals: Your gift could provide food for one victim of domestic violence for a full week while staying at our safe shelter, so survivors can focus on healing from the trauma experienced.

View Highlights From Our Virtual 2020 Event

In 2020, YWCA Spokane’s Tuscan themed summer benefit was held virtually on July 16th due to public health concerns. If you didn’t get a chance to join us for last year’s live virtual event, take a look at this beautiful highlights video provided courtesy of Hamilton Studio.

Watch Highlights


Seeking Volunteers

If you would like to volunteer to help us with next year’s Tuscany dinner, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator at volunteer@ywcaspokane.org. Thank you!


Thank You To Our 2022 Event Sponsors

Thank you so much for the lifeline your contributions provide to the women, children, and families we serve who are impacted by domestic violence, homelessness, and unemployment!

 

Signature SponsorS


Premier Sponsor


Prosper Sponsor


 

Flourish Sponsor


Mission Partners


Blossom SPONSORs

Columbia Bank

Moss Adams

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