March 27, 2019

YWCA Spokane 2018 Annual Report

YWCA Spokane Announces Our 2018 Annual Report

YWCA Spokane is proud to announce our 2018 Annual Report. 2018 was a year of impact, courage, and tremendous growth for our agency. We are deeply grateful for our benefactors and supporters for their commitment to our mission. The support from our partners is paramount to our work, and we feel an unwavering sense of dedication from our community. Thank you to all who make our mission a reality!

“Now more than ever, our programs serve as the cornerstone for domestic violence victims and their children and families impacted by poverty.”- YWCA Spokane CEO, Regina Malveaux


Our Impact IN 2018


Adults, youth, & children utilized YWCA Spokane programs and services in 2018.


Survivors of domestic violence received the counseling, safety planning, housing, & legal
services needed to help rebuild their lives.


Adults, youth, & children received prevention, education, and intervention as well as advocacy support to help cope with trauma and develop healthy relationships.


Children and women developed new tools needed for success in life, including job and school readiness.


Community members engaged in domestic violence training and or engaged in awareness activities.

YWCA’s 2018 Annual Report

 YWCA Spokane key partners In 2018

Our Key Partner’s dedication to YWCA Spokane’s mission makes our work possible. We are so grateful for the steadfast commitment provided to those we serve each and every day. Thank you to our Key Partners in 2018 for making a life-changing impact on the thousands of women and families we serve throughout the year!

Thank You To Our 2018 Mission Partners


2018 Community Partners

2018 Visionary Leaders

Thank you to our Staff and Volunteers

In 2018, 689 volunteers contributed 9,682 hours of their time, skills, and service to YWCA Spokane, a $222,679 value! Their invaluable support plus the unwavering dedication of 75 amazing staff members create a safe, trauma-sensitive environment that fosters opportunities for healing, empowerment, and the chance for new beginnings.

Thank you to our 2018 Board of Directors

We are forever grateful to our 2018 Board of Directors. Your collective skills, knowledge, and leadership provided invaluable guidance to our agency. Your unwavering dedication to the YWCA’s mission lived out through your passions, expertise, insight, and resource is what catapults our organization forward. For your service, loyalty, and commitment to those we serve, we thank you!

2018 Board of Directors

April Anderson
Christina Balkenbush
Amy Biviano
Lisa Brown
Kate Burke
Camille Christiansen
Marlene Feist
Mireya Fitzloff
Erica Hallock
Shannon Kapek
Catherine Kashork VICE CHAIR 
Kiana McKenna
Tracie Meidl
Nancy Norbury-Harter CHAIR
Shante Nydegger
Vange Ocasio Hochheimer
Julie Schaffer
Julie Schmidt
Leanne Scott
Ashley Steward
Paula Tarbert-Gumm
Laura Vickers TREASURER
Debbie Zimmerman

2018 Women of Achievement

Outstanding women in our community were honored at this annual community luncheon. With over 1,200 friends of YWCA Spokane present, we celebrated the 2018 Women of Achievement honorees (Sandra Olgard, Sandy Williams, Karen Winston, Sally Pritchard, Lisa Taylor Laurier, Lois James, Rebecca Long, and the dearly departed, Sister Celine Steinberger). Each woman epitomizes what it means to be a champion for our community.

Learn more about YWCA Spokane’s annual Women of Achievement awards luncheon. 

By: Olivia Moorer

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