Adopt-a-Family Holiday Giving Program 2016

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Hope For the Holidays – 2016

Thank you to all our amazing community sponsors for fulfilling the holiday wishlist of our families in 2016.

If you or your place of business have questions about the YWCA’s Adopt-a-Family Holiday Giving Program or if you are interested in sponsoring a family in 2017, please contact Melanie Wilson at 509-863-2882 or email melaniew@ywcaspokane.org.

Thank you!


54 Family Wish Lists Successfully Sponsored IN 2016!

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We are so thankful for the outstanding response we have received from the community to help us fulfill our client’s wishlists this holiday season. Thank you for your support and for helping us reach our goal! You helped sponsor 54 families!!

Help YWCA Stock Our New Valley Shelter

If you didn’t get a chance to sponsor one of our families, YWCA Spokane has another opportunity for giving this holiday season. Consider helping YWCA stock our new Spokane Valley shelter location. learn more…  

Shelter Wishlist


#1

SPONSORED: Thank you Amy Biviano

Jemma – Single Person Family

Jemma is a 56-year-old domestic violence survivor who is originally from England. She lives in an apartment managed by the YWCA while she works to addresses multiple barriers preventing access to sustainable employment.  With assistance from the YWCA, soon Jemma will be moving into her own independent apartment through our section 8 partnership.

Jemma’s Hope For The Holidays

Jemma loves and misses her cats. She can’t wait to get her cats back once she moves and settles into her new apartment. This holiday season all she wants to do is curl up on the couch in her own living room with a hot cup of tea and a warm blanket while she snuggles with her cats.

Holiday Wish List

  • Tea & Coffee
  • Sweat pants (XXL)
  • Socks
  • Hand towels
  • Scented candles
  • Slippers (size 10)
  • Area rug
  • Plug-in heating pad
  • Throw blanket
  • Muffin pan
  • Special Treat: chocolate & a beautiful tea mug

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#2

SPONSORED: Thank you Laura and Tom McAloon

Elizabeth – 3 Person Family

Elizabeth, 28 years old, is a mom of two boys, William (3 months old) and Duke (3 years old). Elizabeth’s family had to flee a severe domestic violence situation and currently resides in one of the YWCA’s transitional living apartments.

Elizabeth’s Hope For The Holidays

This holiday season Elizabeth wants to make their temporary living situation as much like home as possible. She wants to focus on getting her kids items to keep them warm and activities they can enjoy together.

Holiday Wish List

  • For Elizabeth (28 years old mother):
    • Winter coat (size: M)
    • Bedding (size: Queen)
    • Frying pan set
    • Winter boots (size: 8.5)
    • Kitchen knives
    • Cutting board
    • Cheese grater
    • Bath towels
    • Batteries
    • Kitchen table
    • Special treat: Pampering item
  • For William (6 month old boy):
    • Winter snow suit
    • Onesies (size: 6mos.)
    • High chair
    • Activity mat
    • Car seat cover that zips closed
    • Pack n’play
    • Warm clothes (size: 6mos.)
  • For Duke (3 year old boy):
    • Movie tickets (2)
    • Trucks/trains/airplanes
    • Paw Patrol toys
    • Winter boots (size: 10)
    • Winter Coat (size: 4T)
    • Thomas The Train toys
    • Ice Skating Passes

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#3

SPONSORED: Thank you Camille Christiansen

Ashley – Single Person Family

Ashley is a 27-year-old survivor of domestic violence who is not from this area. She moved to Spokane to flee from her abuser. Ashley was staying at the YWCA’s shelter and recently moved into our transitional housing apartments.

Ashley’s Hope For The Holidays

Ashley’s wish for this holiday season is to pamper herself when she can.  She is excited to take a warm bath in the privacy and quietness of her own space and spend cozy nights safely at home.

Holiday Wish List

  • Bath robe
  • Slippers (size: 9)
  • Drinking glasses
  • Pillows
  • Winter coat (size: XL)
  • Winter hat & gloves
  • Kitchen towels
  • Bath towels
  • Rain boots (size: 9)
  • Special Treat: Bath pamper items

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#4

SPONSORED: Thank you Debbie Zimmerman

Helen – 2 Person Family

Helen is a 56-year-old grandmother and domestic violence survivor currently staying at the YWCA shelter. She has raised 6 kids of her own and is now caring for her 3 year old granddaughter Emily.

Helen’s Hope For The Holidays

After raising 6 children of her own, Helen knows the value of investing in children’s education. This holiday season, Helen wants to focus on fun ways her granddaughter can engage with opportunities to learn and grow.

Holiday Wish List

  • For Helen (56 years old grandmother):
    • Pillows
    • Socks
    • Pajamas (size: Large)
    • Queen sheets
    • Movie tickets (2)
    • Wall décor
    • Gloves
    • Throw blanket
    • AA Batteries
    • 5×7 area rug
    • Kitchen towels
    • Pens
    • Special treat: Milk Chocolate & Slippers
  • For Emily (3 year old girl):
    • Learning toys for a 3 year old
    • Gloves/mittens
    • Winter boots (size: 7.5)
    • Hat
    • Bubble bath
    • Coloring book with crayons
    • Warm pants (Size: 3T)
    • Passes to Mobius (1 adult, 1 child)

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#5

SPONSORED: Thank you Holy Trinity Lutheran Church

Talybra – 3 Person Family

Talybra is a 30-year-old domestic violence survivor with two children, Sidney who is 7 years old and Davon, who is 4 years old. Talybra and her children recently moved into a new YWCA transitional living apartment.

Talybra’s Hope For The Holidays

Talybra is excited to make their new apartment feel like home. She loves to bake cookies with her kids and make a space where they can feel comfortable and creative.  Her daughter Sydney loves to create and play pretend with my little pony adventures. Davon is passionate about action figures and super heroes and has a vibrant imagination.

Holiday Wish List

  • For Talybra (30 year old mother):
    • Vacuum
    • Queen sheets
    • Gray bath towels & rug
    • Kitchen towels
    • Curtains
    • Home wall décor
    • Movie tickets (3)
    • Gift card for gas
    • Special treat: diffuser with home fragrances
  • For Sidney (7 year old girl):
    • My little pony bedspread
    • Twin sheets
    • Any toys/items My Little Pony themed
    • Legos
    • Craft kits
    • Leap frog
    • Winter boots (size: 1)
    • Gloves
    • Play make-up
  • For Davon (4 years old boy):
    • Leap frog
    • Legos
    • Winter boots (size: 9)
    • Winter coat (size: 3T)
    • Spiderman stuff
    • Paw Patrol stuff
    • AA Batteries

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#6

SPONSORED: Thank you Jacqueline Gibson

Lainey – 3 Person Family

Lainey, a 29-year-old mother, and her children Havier and Mia are survivors of domestic violence who are staying at the YWCA domestic violence shelter.

Lainey’s Hope For The Holidays

Lainey’s children love the outdoors and outdoor activities. Lainey generally prefers indoor activities.  Through this holiday season and into the new year, Lainey is focused on stepping outside of her comfort zone and plans to spend more time taking her children camping, fishing, and exploring outdoors.

Holiday Wish List

  • For Lainey (29 year old mother):
    • Bed pillows
    • Cozy queen size blanket
    • Movie tickets for the family
    • Ice skating passes
    • Mobius passes
    • Special treat:Cozy bathrobe
  • For Havier (9 year old boy):
    • Winter hat and gloves
    • Fishing tackle box
    • Fishing tackle
    • Books on fishing
    • Science kit
    • Mine craft stuff
  • For Mia (6 year old girl):
    • Art supplies
    • Outdoor games
    • Stickers
    • Frisbee
    • Fishing supplies
    • Winter hat and gloves
    • Little pet shop toys

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#7

SPONSORED: Thank you Schreiber Family

Melissa – 3 Person Family

Melissa is a 29-year-old domestic violence survivor who is staying at the YWCA’s domestic violence shelter with her two children, Christian an 8 year old boy and Leah a 6 year old girl.

Melissa’s Hope For The Holidays

Melissa field is in early childhood education and wants to focus all her energy on making this holiday season as positive and enjoyable as she can during this difficult time. She loves to play board games with her children and engage is creative time.

Holiday Wish List

  • For Melissa (29 year old mother):
    • Drinking glasses
    • Silverware
    • Kitchen utensils and supplies
    • Household items
    • Bathrobe (size: M)
    • Special treat: boot socks & slippers (size: 9)
  • For Christian (8 year old boy):
    • Winter hat
    • Gloves
    • Board games
    • Card games
    • Science kits
    • Remote control cars
    • AA Batteries
  • For Leah (6 year old girl):
    • Inside Out DVD
    • Puzzles
    • Arts and crafts kits
    • Bracelet making kit
    • Mermaid blanket
    • Coloring books and crayons
    • Gloves and winter hat

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#8

SPONSORED: Thank you Holy Trinity Lutheran Church

Kenya – 3 Person Family

Kenya is 30 years old mother who drove here from Michigan with her two young children, Jackson (5) and Jennie (3) to escape an extremely abusive partner. Melissa has worked very hard to find housing for her family and she and her son are both now enrolled in school, with her daughter starting pre-school soon.

Kenya’s Hope For The Holidays

Kenya’s only wish this holiday season is that her children have everything a 3 & 5 year old could need to be safe, happy, and healthy. We listed some suggestions to consider for a bit of self-care and much needed pampering time for mom.

Holiday Wish List

  • For Kenya (30 year old mother):
    • Bathrobe (size: M)
    • Slippers (Size: 8)
    • Body wash
    • Cleaning supplies
    • Vacuum cleaner
    • Special treat:
      • Scented candles
  • For Jackson (5 year old boy):
    • Pajamas (size: 6)
    • Slippers (size: Child L)
    • Age appropriate learning toys
    • Science related toys
    • Books
    • Lego set
    • Socks and underwear
  • For Jennie (3 year old girl):
    • Pajamas (size: 4T)
    • Slippers (size: Child M)
    • Age appropriate learning toys
    • Leg set
    • Socks
    • Underwear (size: 4T)
    • Books

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#9

SPONSORED: Thank you Joanna Rice

JoAnne – Single Person Family

JoAnne is a 49-year-old woman who recently left an abusive partner who she was married to for over 20 years and is staying at our safe shelter while she figures out what to do next.

JoAnne’s Hope For The Holidays

JoAnne has been working in the roads and construction industry her whole adult life. She is an introvert who loves to read, journal, and keep to herself. This holiday season, JoAnne looks forward to focusing on spending time doing the things she loves to help her get her mind off of the challenges ahead.

Holiday Wish List

  • Bookstore gift card
  • Journal
  • Pen set
  • Long underwear (Size: L or 12-14)
  • Winter gloves
  • Winter hat
  • Nice mug
  • Soft blanket
  • Cozy socks

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#10

SPONSORED: Thank you John L. Scott

Paula – Single Person Family

Paula is 50 years young and is currently staying in our domestic violence shelter.  Even though Paula doesn’t have any children she has taken on a grandmother like spirit at the shelter and has quickly become a positive resource for others to lean on for comfort.

Paula’s Hope For The Holidays

Paula is a movie buff and her favorite pastime is going to garage sales and finding old DVDs of favorite movie to watch. She loves to knit, crochet, and bake for others.

Holiday Wish List

  • Winter hat and gloves
  • Snow boots (size: 9)
  • Socks
  • DVD player
  • Knitting and crochet supplies
  • Candles
  • Twin sheets
  • Twin comforter

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#11

SPONSORED: Thank you Julia Culp & Family

Louise – 2 Person Family

Louise is 39 years old. She and her 16-year-old daughter Angelina are currently in hiding from an abusive father and husband. They are staying very positive even though they had to leave all their friends, family, and belongings behind.

Louise’s Hope For The Holidays

Soon Louise and Angelina will be moving into their own apartment soon and will be starting over from scratch.  Angelina loves music, plays guitar, and has been singing for years. Because they left home suddenly she had to leave her guitar behind.  Their wish for the holidays is to get settled and to feel at home as soon as possible.

Holiday Wish List

  • For Louise (39 year old mother):
    • Bookstore gift card
    • Kitchen utensils
    • Pots and pans
    • Dish set
    • Drinking glasses
    • Bath towels
    • Wash cloths
    • Bathroom counter items
    • Special treat: scented candles
  • For Angelina (16 year old girl):
    • Acoustic guitar
    • PS4
    • Earbuds
    • Poncho
    • High top boots (size: 9)
    • Nail polish kit

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#12

SPONSORED: Thank you Gina Lanza with Accurate Insurance and Kevin Gilmore

Fay – Single Person Family With Pet

Fay is 48-year-old woman who is staying at the YWCA’s domestic violence safe shelter with her cat Lucy while she deals with a legal battle with her abuser.  Lucy has been a welcomed addition at the shelter. She welcoming disposition provides a sense of call within the community.

Fay’s Hope For The Holidays

Fay has a love for writing. One of her favorite things to do is write. She loves to share stories, poetry, and letters of gratitude to those she encounters. She loves to drink tea, take hot baths, make jewelry, do crafts, and scrapbook. Fay’s wish this holiday season is to find more time to do the things she loves and take a break from all the stress.

Holiday Wish List

  • Bath fizz balls
  • Stationary
  • Scrap-booking materials
  • Tea
  • House plant
  • Crafting supplies
  • Cat toys

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#13

SPONSORED: Thank you Marlene Feist

Leticia – 4 Person Family

Leticia is a 35-year-old mother of three children. She and her 14 year old daughter Ashton, her 12 year old daughter Arianna, and her 5 year old son Alex and currently staying with the YWCA and are excited to be moving into their new apartment next month.

Leticia’s Hope For The Holidays

Leticia and her family are ready to start anew. Leticia will be going back to college soon and her kids are excited to each have their own spaces in once they move into their new apartment. The family is in need of many foundational items to settle into their new home.

Holiday Wish List

  • For Leticia (35 year old mother):
    • Bedding (size: Full)
    • Bath towels
    • Bath rug
    • Blankets
    • Kitchen items
    • Kitchen mat
    • Special treat: Bathrobe (size: M) & Slippers (size: L)
  • For Aston (14 year old girl):
    • Art supplies
    • Jewelry making DIY books
    • Fresh scented candles and lotions
    • Socks (size: 7.5)
    • Gold color jewelry
    • Lip glosses
  • For Arianna (12 year old girl):
    • Vanilla or fruit scented candles
    • Mani-Pedi set
    • Glittery nail polish
    • Bath and Body lotions/sprays
    • Pink and Orange room décor
    • For Alex (5 year old boy):
      • Warm shirts and pants (size: 5T)
      • Winter hat and gloves
      • Imaginext play set
      • Skylander play set
      • Outdoor games

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#14

SPONSORED: Thank you Camille Christiansen

Emily – 2 Person Family

Emily is a 20-year-old domestic violence survivor and new mother to 18-month-old Isaac. They are currently staying in the YWCA’s domestic violence shelter.

Emily’s Hope For The Holidays

This holiday season Emily is focusing all her energy on Isaac’s well-being and comfort. She wants to make sure and provide him with everything he needs.

Holiday Wish List

  • For Emily (20 year old mother):
    • Tea pot with mugs
    • New diaper bag
    • Hat and gloves
    • Slippers (size: M)
    • Bath towels
    • Special treat: hair straightener &/or blow dryer
  • For Isaac (18 month old boy):
    • Learning activity toys
    • Warm sleeper (size: 24mo.)
    • Mittens, scarf, hat set
    • Socks
    • Big boy bedding for a crib size mattress
    • Bath toys
    • Hooded towel

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#15

SPONSORED: Thank you Julie Holland with Northern Quest Marketing Group

Lexi – 3 Person Family

Lexi is 24 years old and a mother to two young children. She and her 3-year-old daughter Lala and her 18-month-old girl Lucy had to flee an abusive partner and are currently staying at the YWCA’s domestic violence shelter.

Lexi’s Hope For The Holidays

Lexi prides herself on being a good mom and expresses sincere appreciation for any support she receives for her and her children. This holiday season she hopes to find housing soon and put all this behind her.

Holiday Wish List

  • For Lexi (24 year old mother):
    • Bath towels
    • Kitchen towels
    • Bath mat
    • Mugs
    • Dish set
    • Coffee maker
    • Special treat: facial treatment kit
  • For Lala (3 year old girl):
    • Blanket (size: twin)
    • Bed sheets (size: twin)
    • Mittens and hat
    • Disney Frozen DVD
    • Learning toys and games
  • For Lucy (18 month old girl):
    • Car seat toys
    • Bath toys
    • Crib blanket
    • Crib sheets
    • Mittens and hat
    • Diaper bag

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#16

SPONSORED: Thank you Washington Trust Bank Priority Services

Lisa – 4 Person Family

Lisa is 36 years old and had to flee a dangerous and abusive partner. She and her 3 children, Anthony (15), Isabella (12), and Dante (10) are staying in the YWCA’s safe shelter and have recently found a new apartment they will be moving into soon.

Lisa’s Hope For The Holidays

Lisa and her family are sports lovers and also deeply enjoy getting outside.  Her children are interested in hiking, board games, and outdoor sports. Lisa is especially excited for the New Year. In addition to a fresh start in a new home, she will also go back to school!

Holiday Wish List

  • For Lisa (36 year old mother):
    • Hair dryer
    • Curling iron
    • Socks (size: L)
    • Bath towels
    • Back pack
    • Seattle Seahawks gear
    • Special treat: Chocolate
  • For Anthony (15 year old boy):
    • Motocross DVDs
    • Baseball cap
    • Gloves (size: L)
    • Beanie
    • Socks (size: L)
    • Seattle Seahawks gear
  • For Isabella (12 year old girl):
    • Stickers
    • Scrapbook materials
    • Fuzzy marker poster
    • Diary with colored pens
    • Hat and gloves set (bright colors)
    • Socks (size:M)
  • For Dante (10 year old boy):
    • Seattle Seahawks gear
    • Board games
    • Socks & Gloves (size: L)
    • Beanie hat
    • Nerf football
    • Sled

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#17

SPONSORED: Thank you Laura Vickers

Keisha – Single Person Family

Keisha is 32-year-old domestic violence survivor currently staying in the YWCA’s transitional living apartment facility and is working on addressing barriers to employment through the YWCA’s Women to Work program.

Keisha’s Hope For The Holidays

Keisha is a deeply spiritual person who expressed feelings of being blessed with resource and support during a challenging time. While fleeing, Keisha lost her bible and misses access to her kitchen for cooking as she has a love for the culinary arts. Her goal this holiday season is to center with god and focus on the positive things in her life.

Holiday Wish List

  • Bedding/sheets (size: Queen)
  • Throw pillows
  • New bible
  • Cozy pajamas (size: M)
  • Slippers (size: L)
  • Journal
  • Candles
  • Soft blanket

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#18

SPONSORED: Thank you Holy Trinity Lutheran Church

Ginger – 6 Person Family

Ginger is a 33-year-old mother fleeing an abusive relationship while caring for 5 boys, Bec (14), Alec (12), Jake (9), Mateo (6), and Conrad (5).

Ginger’s Hope For The Holidays

A hearty meal provides a sense of calm and comfort for the family while dealing with a very stressful time in their lives. One of Ginger’s favorite thing to do is cook for her boys, who are big eaters.  During this trying time, it can be difficult to find the time or energy to make proper meals. Ginger’s goal this holiday season is to keep her boys fed and warm.

Holiday Wish List

  • For Ginger (33 year old mother):
    • Baking supplies
    • Pans, Mixing bowls
    • Kitchen utensils
    • Kitchen towels
    • Restaurant gift cards
    • Coffee maker
  • For Bec (14 year old boy):
    • Hoodie (size: L)
    • Hat and gloves
    • Socks (size: L)
    • Stocking stuffers
  • For Alec (12 year old boy):
    • Hoodie (size: 14)
    • Hat and gloves
    • Socks (size: L)
  • For Jake (9 year old boy):
    • Hoodie (size: 12)
    • Hat and gloves
    • Socks (size: L)
    • Stocking stuffers
  • For Mateo (6 year old boy):
    • Hoodie (size: S)
    • Hat and gloves
    • Socks (size: M)
    • Stocking stuffers
  • For Conrad (5 year old boy):
    • Hoodie (size: S)
    • Hat and gloves
    • Socks (size: S)
    • Stocking stuffers

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#19

SPONSORED: Diana & David Burns

Lorna – 3 Person Family

Lorna is a 44-year-old mother to two teenage girls, Brianna (16) and Angela (17).  Lorna and her daughters are staying at the YWCA’s safe shelter after fleeing violent abuse from Lorna’s partner.

Lorna’s Hope For The Holidays

Lorna’s wish for the holiday is to give her daughters a break from all the turmoil with a girls weekend. She would love to take them out to dinner and a movie one night and have a pampering day at home the next night.

Holiday Wish List

  • For Lorna (44 year old mother):
    • Tea and tea pot
    • Mugs
    • Bath towels
    • Movie passes (3)
    • Mani-pedi kit
    • Downtown restaurant gift card/certificate
  • For Angela (17 year old girl):
    • Adult coloring book and color pens
    • Fingerless gloves
    • Slippers (size: L)
    • Infinity scarf
    • Journal
  • For Brianna (16 year old girl):
    • Puzzles
    • Fuzzy blanket
    • Bath fizz bombs
    • Bath robe
    • Flat iron
    • Bookstore gift card

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#20

SPONSORED: Thank you Mary Cameron

BethAnn – 2 Person Family

BethAnn is a 19 years old survivor of domestic violence and young mother to Rose, her 4 year old daughter.

Bethann’s Hope For The Holidays

BethAnn and her daughter Rose will be moving into a new home soon and are in need of many basic home items to help get them settled into their new space. In addition, BethAnn’s holiday wish is to get a bit of pampering for herself and fun toys for her daughter this winter season.

Holiday Wish List

  • For BethAnn (19 year old mother):
    • Bath towels
    • Kitchen utensils
    • Dish set
    • Drinking glasses
    • Silverware
    • Robe and slippers
    • Scented candles
    • Plug in pancake griddle
  • For Rose (4 year old girl):
    • Dora the Explorer toys
    • Long sleeved shirts (size: 4T)
    • Snow boots (size: 9)
    • Jeans (size: 4T)
    • Art supplies
    • Cartoon DVDs

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#21

SPONSORED: Thank you Washington Trust Bank – Indiana Branch

Erica – 4 Person Family

Erica is 34 years old and mother to 3 young children, Jacob (6), Carter (2), and newborn baby Annabelle.  Erica and her family have fled a domestic violence situation and are currently staying at the YWCA’s confidential shelter while she decides what to do next.

Erica’s Hope For The Holidays

Erica has her hands full this holiday season and would appreciate items that help relieve stress and pressure on her and her children during the winter months.

Holiday Wish List

  • For Erica (34 year old mother):
    • Kitchen knives
    • Crockpot
    • Mop
    • Gloves (size: M)
    • Burlington gift card
    • Snow boots (size: 8)
    • Special treat:
      • Print of a painting for wall art
  • For Jacob (6 year old boy):
    • Winter coat (size: 4T)
    • Winter boots (size: 10)
    • Hat and gloves
    • Plastic sheet set (size: Twin)
    • Leapfrog leap pad
    • Glow in the dark stars for bedroom
    • Dinosaur toys
  • For Carter (2 year old boy):
    • Winter coat (size: S)
    • Beanie
    • Lincoln logs
    • Learning toys
    • Clothing (size: 12-18mo.)
  • For Annabelle (newborn baby girl):
    • Car seat cover
    • Onesies
    • Crib set
    • Baby monitor
    • Baby blankets
    • Diapers

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#22

SPONSORED: Thank you Silver Safari

Maria – 4 Person Family

Maria is a 41-year-old mother to three teenagers, David (17), Amanda (16), and Breaden (12).  Maria and her family fled their hometown from an abusive partner and father and are currently staying with the YWCA until they get settled.

Maria’s Hope For The Holidays

Maria and her family are moving into a new apartment in Spokane and her children will all be starting at new schools soon.  The many new transitions come with some anxiety and trauma to the family.  Maria hopes to provide her kids with some holiday cheer in the coming months and get them ready to go back to school.

Holiday Wish List

  • For Maria (41 year old mother):
    • Bath towels
    • Dish set
    • Silverware
    • Pots and pans
    • Kitchen towels
    • Bedding (size: Queen)
    • Special treat: Nice journal
  • For David (17 year old boy):
    • Colorful socks
    • Beanie
    • Nice sweatshirt jacket (size: L)
    • Backpack
    • Bedding (size: Twin)
    • Wallet
  • For Amanda (16 year old girl):
    • Chunky slouchy winter hat
    • Bedding (size: Twin)
    • Backpack
    • Hair dryer
    • Flat iron
    • Leg warmers
  • For Breaden (12 year old boy):
    • Nerf football
    • Jerky
    • Backpack
    • Bedding (size: Twin)
    • Socks (size: M)
    • Survival kit items

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#23

SPONSORED: Thank you Pitney Bowes Retention Department

Ally – 3 Person Family

Ally is a 21-year-old mother to 3 year old Timmy and 8 month old Olivia. Ally and her children are currently staying at the YWCA’s domestic violence safe shelter.

Ally’s Hope For The Holidays

This holiday season Ally is focused on the health and happiness of her children. She expressed sincere appreciation for any support she can get to meet some basic needs and a few gifts for her kids.

Holiday Wish List

  • For Ally (21 year old mother):
    • Frying pan
    • Cheese grater
    • Bath towels
    • AAA batteries
    • Cutting board
    • Bedding (size: Queen)
    • Movie tickets (2)
  • For Timmy (3 year old boy):
    • Winter coat (size: 4T)
    • Winter boots (size: 10)
    • Thomas the Train toys
    • Action figure toys
    • Hat and gloves
    • Legos or other building games
  • For Olivia (8 month old girl):
    • Winter snowsuit onesie (size: 12-18mo.)
    • High chair
    • Pack n’Play
    • Winter clothing (size: 12-18mo.)
    • Activity toys
    • Umbrella stroller

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#24

SPONSORED: Thank you Jack and Kelsey Fogarty

Lisa – 3 Person Family

Lisa is a 27-year-old survivor and proud mother to twin 4-year-old girls, Jayden and Hailey.  She and her daughters are getting ready to leave the YWCA’s shelter and move into a new apartment.

Lisa’s Hope For The Holidays

In addition to the excitement of moving into a new home, Lisa is also returning to school soon to finish her degree in social work. She has a positive outlook for the future and plans to celebrate a bright holiday season by focusing on the happiness of her two daughters.

Holiday Wish List

  • For Lisa (27 year old mother):
    • Book bag/messenger bag
    • Journal
    • Bus passes
    • Target gift card
    • Mobius passes
    • Special treat: Fresh scent lotion & essential oils
  • For Jayden and Hailey (4 year old girls):
    • Disney Frozen toys
    • My Little Pony toys
    • Sheets and bedding for both (size: Twin)
    • Play jewelry
    • Hats and gloves
    • Learning toys

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#25

SPONSORED: Thank you Holy Trinity Lutheran Church

Trish – 3 Person Family

Trish a 29-year-old mother and her two girls, Andrea (4) and Zoe (6mo.) recently escaped an abusive partner and are now staying at the YWCA’s domestic violence shelter.

Trish’s Hope For The Holidays

With two young girls, Trish has her hands full this winter.  She is focused on giving herself compassion and understanding during a trying time. Her hope for the holidays is to let go of some of the stress and have an enjoyable celebration with her children as best she can while staying at the shelter.

Holiday Wish List

  • For Trish (29 year old mother):
    • Winter jacket (size: 12-14)
    • Hand lotions
    • Scented candles
    • Scarf, hat, and gloves
    • Special treat: gardening tools and gloves
  • For Andrea (4 year old girl):
    • Dress-up play items
    • Play kitchen baking toys
    • Mermaid tail blanket
    • Winter coat (size: 4T)
    • Latest cartoon DVDs
  • For Zoe (6 month old girl):
    • Bathtub toys
    • Car seat toys
    • Umbrella stroller
    • Warm clothing (size: 6-12mo.)
    • Soft baby blanket
    • Teething toys

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#26

SPONSORED: Thank you Griffin & Booth Families

James & Cindy – 6 PERSON FAMILY

James and Cindy are parents of 4 children: Jeffrey (7), Samantha (5), Addison (4), and Anna (9 months). Their son Addison is enrolled in YWCA Spokane’s ECEAP pre-school program. Their family engages in ECEAP activities and family support services.

HOPE FOR THE HOLIDAYS

James and Cindy’s favorite hobbies are playing basketball and baseball together. They often get together with their extended family and friends to play. They love engaging with each of the children’s activities in school including ECEAP.

Holiday Wish List

  • For James (28 year old father):
    • Boots (size: Men’s 9)
    • Walmart gift card
  • For Cindy (27 year old mother):
    • Cooking set
    • Walmart gift card
  • For Jeffrey (7 year old boy):
    • Backpack
    • Soccer ball
  • For Samantha (5 year old girl):
    • Books
    • Age appropriate girl toys
  • For Addison (4 year old boy):
    • Books
    • Age appropriate boy toys
  • For Anna (9 month old girl): 
    • Baby girl toys
    • Baby books
    • Baby lotion
    • Baby shampoo

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#27

SPONSORED: Thank you The Boustedt Family

Deanna & Braden – 3 PERSON FAMILY

Deanna and Braden are the proud parents of their 4 year old son Arlo who is enrolled in YWCA Spokane’s ECEAP program.

HOPE FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Deanna, Braden, and Arlo enjoy spending time together whenever possible. Favorite activities include skateboarding, scootering, and family trips. Their family is thankful for any support received to help create a very special holiday season.

Holiday Wish List

  • For Deanna (18 year old mother):
    • Slippers
    • Sweat pants (size: Medium)
    • Sweat shirts (size: Medium)
  • For Braden (21 year old father):
    • Pants (size: 36×32)
  • For Arlo (4 year old boy):
    • Finger paints
    • pants (size: 5T)
    • chalkboard with chalk pens

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#28

SPONSORED: Thank you Whitney & Dan Stowe

Abbey – 2 PERSON FAMILY

Abbey is a single mother to her 4 year old daughter Lizzy. Lizzy is enrolled in YWCA’s ECEAP program.

HOPE FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Abbey and her daughter Lizzy enjoy imagination play, dress up time, and playing games together. They love to color, read, and watch movies together.

Holiday Wish List

  • For Abbey (30 year old mother):
    • Gift card
    • Adult coloring book
    • gel pens
    • markers
  • For Lizzy (4 year old girl):
    • Barbie’s
    • Dress-up clothing
    • Frozen clothing (size: 5T)
    • Shoes (size: Kids 10)

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#29

SPONSORED: Thank you Moloney O’Neill – Employee Benefits

Hanna & Garrett – 5 PERSON FAMILY

Hanna and Garrett are parents to 2 sons (Braxton and Davin) and 1 daughter (Kaydence). Their family is engaged in ECEAP services at YWCA Spokane because their son Braxton is enrolled in pre-school.

HOPE FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Hanna and Garrett’s family love doing pretty much anything together, especially hiking, camping, and fishing. They also love riding bikes, movie nights, and playing in the snow and sledding.

Holiday Wish List

  • For Hanna (27 year old mother):
    • Candles
    • Lotions
    • Any body care items
  • For Garrett (40 year old father):
    • Outdoor camping equipment
    • Outdoor decorations
  • For Kaydence (6 year old girl):
    • Anything Frozen themed
    • Barbie’s
    • Coloring books
    • Cooking toys
    • Popcorn
  • For Braxton (4 year old boy):
    • Monster trucks
    • Fast bikes
    • Ninja Turtles
    • Play-dough
  • For Davin (3 year old boy): 
    • Anything Minions themed
    • Mud Trucks
    • Coloring books
    • Shoes
    • Bubbles
    • Kid tool set

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#30

SPONSORED: Thank you Washington Trust Bank – Wandermere Branch

Dave & Courtney– 4 PERSON FAMILY

Dave and Courtney and the proud parents of two children, Zoey (7) and Heston (4). Heston is currently enrolled in YWCA Spokane’s ECEAP pre-school program.

HOPE FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Dave and Courntey’s family loves watching movies together and reading together. Any time together is time well spent. They also enjoy making crafts together.

Holiday Wish List

  • For Dave (45 year old father):
    • Insulated gloves (size: XL)
    • Boot warmer
  • For Courtney (35 year old mother):
    • Electric mixer
    • Gloves and hat set
    • Gift card
  • For Zoey (7 year old girl):
    • Thinsulate gloves
    • Coloring supplies
    • Posters
    • Books
  • For Heston (4 year old boy):
    • Thinsulate gloves
    • Anything Hulk themed
    • Crayons
    • Books

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#31

SPONSORED: Thank you The Spokane Swifts

Ray & Paula – 5 PERSON FAMILY

Ray and Paula have three children. Sheila is 4 years old, Tillie is 2 years old and Olive is 1 year old. Their family is involved in YWCA Spokane’s ECEAP pre-school program because Sheila is currently enrolled.

HOPE FOR THE HOLIDAYS

This family of 5 is new to the Spokane area. They moved to the area due to many medical challenges one of their daughters is experiencing. Mom is currently enrolled in school. Schedules can be very busy and stressful. Their family loves time together and looks forward to down time during this holiday season.

Holiday Wish List

  • For Ray (33 year old father):
    • Gift card he can use to take his wife out on a date with. Preferably somewhere quiet
    • Blanket
    • Journal
  • For Paula (30 year old mother):
    • Gift card for family outing
    • Gift card for pampering
    • Blanket
    • Anything christian faith based
  • For Sheila (4 year old girl):
    • Dinosaurs
    • Magnatiles
    • Books or games
    • Art supplies
  • For Tillie (2 year old girl):
    • Cozy blanket/pillow set
    • Age appropriate books
    • kitchen toys with color sorting
  • For Olive (1 year old girl): 
    • Cozy blanket/pillow set
    • Age appropriate toys/books

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#32

SPONSORED: Thank you Spokane Nabisco Sales Office

Miguel & Camila – 4 PERSON FAMILY

Miguel and Camila’s son Diego is enrolled in YWCA Spokane’s ECEAP program. Diego has a younger brother who is 1 year old, Lucas. Their family is engaged in family support services in addition to Diego attending pre-school.

HOPE FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Camila is a stay at home mom. Their younger son has a medical condition that requires additional attention. Diego is working on learning English fluently for kindergarten. Miguel recently found a new job and is looking forward to new opportunities to support his family. Miguel and Camila have dream plans of owning their own business and hope to have more time to enjoy their two boys. They deeply enjoy being outside and building things together.

Holiday Wish List

  • For Miguel (52 year old father):
    • Gift card to take family out to dinner and a movie
    • Gift card for work clothing and boots
    • Tools
  • For Camila (46 year old mother):
    • How to build a business books – in Spanish
    • BlanketGift card for clothing
    • Winter coat (size: medium)
  • For Diego (4 year old boy):
    • Super hero toys
    • Read-a-long books in English
    • Animal books
    • building blocks
    • Blanket
  • For Lucas (1 year old boy):
    • Light up toys
    • Musical toys
    • Push toy for learning to walk
    • Blanket

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#33

SPONSORED: Thank you Kate & Jason Couey Family

Dewey & Tracy – 4 PERSON FAMILY

Dewey and Tracy have 3 young children. Their daughter Shelby(4) is currently enrolled in YWCA Spokane’s ECEAP pre-school program. They also have Cody, their 3 year old son, and Penny, their 1 year old daughter.

HOPE FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Dewey was diagnosed with a health condition that required him to quit his job at the oil fields. As a result Tracy returned to work and their family is supported on her income. Their strengths as a family are sticking together when times are rough. They love camping and spending time together. They have to make some adjustments as a family due to Dewey’s many doctor appointments, but their hopes are high and positive. They are enjoying watching and learning about Penny’s personality as the new baby.

Holiday Wish List

  • For Dewey (28 year old father):
    • Gas gift card
    • Coat (size: large)
    • Haircut gift card
  • For Tracy (24 year old mother):
    • Blanket
    • Gift card
  • For Shelby (4 year old girl):
    • Dress up clothing
    • Coat (size:6)
    • Age appropriate books and games
  • For Cody (3 year old boy):
    • Blocks
    • Cars
    • Puzzles
    • Super hero stuff
  • For Penny (1 year old girl):
    • Learning to walk push toys
    • Baby books
    • light up toys

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#34

SPONSORED: Thank you Pat and Sue Kautzman

Olivia & Mateo – 5+1 PERSON FAMILY

Nigel is Olivia and Mateo’s 4 year old son who is currently enrolled in YWCA Spokane’s ECEAP pre-school program. Nigel has two siblings. His sister Mary is 3 years old and almost ready to go into ECEAP. Noah is Nigel’s younger brother.

HOPE FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Olivia is pregnant and has had pneumonia on and off with a blood clot in her lungs. The family is experiencing homelessness as they have not been able to find housing in this new area. The family has some extenuating circumstances and barriers that are making it hard to qualify for assistance. Mom loves to cook and hopes to start a business making homemade tamales one day. With each challenge they experience, the family remains positive and thankful for everyone they come into contact with.  They were thankful to have the opportunity to participate and are grateful for anything they receive.

Holiday Wish List

  • For Olivia (22 year old mother):
    • Make up
    • purse (big enough to be a diaper bag)
    • Gift card for hair dresser
    • Pampering gift card
  • For Mateo (28 year old father):
    • Gift Card to take family out to dinner and move or lunch and museum
    • Boots like Timberland boots
    • Gift card for haircut
  • For Nigel (4 year old boy):
    • Pokemon stuff
    • Magnatiles
    • English learning toys
    • super hero toys
    • bed set
  • For Mary (3 year old girl):
    • Princess stuff
    • dolls
    • Dress up clothes/items
    • princess bed set
  • For Noah (2 year old boy): 
    • Learning toys
    • Mickey Mouse bed set
  • For Baby to come (delivery expected in January):
    • Gift card for baby clothing
    • Infant car seat
    • Portable crib
    • bed set

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#35

SPONSORED: Thank you Moen Family: Mike, Leah, Cameron (11), and Mikaela (3)

Emily and James – 5 PERSON FAMILY

Emily and James have their hands full with 3 busy boys. Their youngest Owen is enrolled in YWCA Spokane’s ECEAP pre-school program. Owen’s older brothers are Caleb who is 5 years old and Grayson who is 7 years old, and they do a good job of getting Owen into trouble.

HOPE FOR THE HOLIDAYS

This family enjoys activities that will keep their boys busy. A few favorite things to do include going to the park  or to the lake as a family. Some of their children have special needs. Maintaining an active special is very important. They enjoy going on bike rides and playing sports and board games as a family.

Holiday Wish List

  • For Emily (30 year old mother):
    • Chocolate and coffee
    • Beauty basket
    • Foot spa
  • For James (34 year old father):
    • Board games for family
    • Gift cards
    • Electric blanket
  • For Grayson (7 year old boy):
    • Legos
    • 2nd grade level books
    • Clothing (size: 8)
  • For Caleb (5 year old boy):
    • Anything cars
    • Art supplies
    • Clothing (size: 6)
  • For Owen (4 year old boy): 
    • Action figures
    • Coloring supplies
    • Clothing (size: 5)

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#36

SPONSORED: Thank you Paris Flores & Laci Duplessis-Jim

Anna and Landon – 6 PERSON FAMILY

Anna and Landon have a large combined family from previous marriages. Their 4 year old daughter Audrey is currently enrolled in YWCA Spokane’s ECEAP pre-school program. Audrey plus their 3 other children, Eliana (10yrs), Aiden (5yrs), and Grace (1yr) make sure there is never a dull moment for Anna and Landon.

HOPE FOR THE HOLIDAYS

This family loves being outside, hot or cold. Outdoor activities are their favorite thing to engage in. Everyone is artistic and energetic. Their favorite sport is soccer.

Holiday Wish List

  • For Anna (29 year old mother):
    • Anna didn’t ask for anything. Staff suggests getting her some self-care/pampering items
  • For Landon (32 year old father):
    • Landon didn’t ask for anything. Staff suggests movie tickets or something towards a date night
  • For Eliana (10 year old girl):
    • Nature puzzle
    • Snow gloves (favorite color: purple)
    • Snow sled
  • For Aiden (5 year old boy):
    • Dinosaurs or Space themed puzzle
    • Snow gloves (favorite color: blue)
    • Snow sled
  • For Audrey (4 year old girl):
    • Butterfly or flower puzzle
    • Snow gloves (favorite color: pink)
    • Snow sled
  • For Grace (1 year old girl): 
    • Puzzle for a toddler or wood blocks
    • Snow gloves
    • Stacking games for toddlers

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#37

SPONSORED: Thank you Leanna Andrade and Family

Kennedy – 5 PERSON FAMILY

Kennedy is a single mother of 4 young children, Adalyn (7), Liam (4), Benjamin (3), and Gab (2). Liam is currently enrolled in YWCA Spokane’s ECEAP pre-school program.

HOPE FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Kennedy shared that her family enjoys reading, doing art crafts, science, and learning about dinosaurs.  She is thankful for any additional support she receives to help make sure this holiday season is enjoyable for her children.

Holiday Wish List

  • For Kennedy (28 year old mother):
    • Pants (size: 10)
    • Shirts (size: Large)
    • Shoes (size: 9 1/2)
  • For Adalyn (7 year old girl):
    • Craft set
    • Kid Tablet
    • Clothing (size: 9/10 girls)
  • For Liam (4 year old boy):
    • Cars
    • Science toys
    • Batman toys
  • For Benjamin (3 year old boy):
    • Clothing (size: 4T)
    • Dinosaur toys
    • Spiderman toys
  • For Gab (2 year old boy):
    • Clothing (size: 3T)
    • Musical toys

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#38

SPONSORED: Thank you Essential Wellness International, LLC

Julia & Ethan – 6 PERSON FAMILY

Julia and Ethan have a house full of girls. They have their hands full with 4 daughters, Taylor (7), Cora (5), Eva (4), and Bailey (3). Eva is currently enrolled in YWCA Spokane’s ECEAP pre-school program. Bailey will be enrolled next year. Cora participated the previous year. Their family has been very thankful for the ECEAP community.

HOPE FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Their family is very close and does everything together. They especially love fishing and camping.

Holiday Wish List

  • For Julia (27 year old mother):
    • Clothing (size: small)
    • Nail polish
    • Anything is nice
  • For Ethan (32 year old father):
    • Clothing (size: medium)
    • Beanie hat
  • For Taylor (7 year old girl):
    • Clothing (size: 6/7T)
    • My Little Pony toy
    • Barbie doll
  • For Cora (5 year old girl):
    • Clothing (size: 5T)
    • Art supplies
    • Barbie doll
  • For Eva (4 year old girl):
    • Clothing (size: 4/5T)
    • Baby doll
    • Disney movie
  • For Bailey (3 year old girl): 
    • Clothing (size: 3/4T)
    • Stuffed animal
    • Scooby Doo toy

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#39

SPONSORED: Thank you Paw Print Genetics

Faith – 5 PERSON FAMILY

Faith is a single mother of two teenagers, Carter (19) and Alexis (17), and two young children, Eli (5) and Sophie (4). Faith’s daughter Sophie is currently enrolled in YWCA Spokane’ ECEAP pre-school program. Being a single parent is tough and Faith has developed a great relationship with ECEAP and the parent leadership program to advocate for young peoples rights.

HOPE FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Faith and her family have been actively involved with the Special Olympics for the past 5 years. Faith is a sports coach through the Special Olympics and avidly volunteers in the community. As hobbies, Faith enjoys knitting and crocheting. Alexis love to be involved with sports of all kinds. She plays basketball, softball, track, and in on the bowling team. Carter is passionate about drawing and the arts. Faith’s youngest, Eli and Sophie enjoy spending time with their older siblings and playing day dreaming games.

Holiday Wish List

  • For Faith (42 year old mother):
    • Gas gift cards
    • Crochet hooks
    • Picture frames
  • For Carter (19 year old boy):
    • Gas gift card
    • Drawing materials
    • Flannel shirt (size: 3XL)
  • For Alexis (17 year old girl):
    • Simple adult coloring books
    • Super hero shirts (size: Men’s XL)
    • Super hero comic books
  • For Eli (5 year old boy):
    • Shirts (size: 5T)
    • Pants (size: 5T)
    • Big Hero 6 movie
  • For Sophie (4 year old boy):
    • Shirts (size: 5T)
    • Pants (size: 5T)
    • Finding Dory Movie

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#40

SPONSORED: Thank you Diane Gallagher

Lilian – 3 PERSON FAMILY

Lilian is a single mother of two young girls, 6 year old Aubree and 4 year old Reagan. Reagan is currently enrolled in YWCA Spokane’s ECEAP pre-school program.

HOPE FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Lilian is raising her two young girls on her own due to a recently separation due to safety reasons. She has been working hard to keep their family afloat during this difficult season.  She love to take her girls to collect rocks and go camping when they can. Lilian is interested in going back to school in the near future. She is really focused on keeping a positive outlook and focusing on her children’s health and well-being.

Holiday Wish List

  • For Lilian (38 year old mother):
    • Planner with encouraging quotes
    • Gift card(s) for a family outing with lunch or dinner
    • Walmart gift card
    • Cozy blanket
  • For Aubree (6 year old girl):
    • Art set and supplies
    • Books
    • Legos
    • Games
    • Gift card to take mom out for dessert
  • For Reagan (4 year old girl):
    • Magnatiles
    • Legos
    • Beads and pipe cleaners to make bracelets
    • music of any kind (radio, instrument, recorder, guitar, dance videos)
    • Games

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#41

SPONSORED: Thank you The Cleary Family

Renee – 2 PERSON FAMILY

Renee is a single mother to her 15 year old son Derrik. Due to a family violence situation Renee and her son are currently staying in the YWCA Spokane’s transition living apartments while they work on building their foundation and getting life back on track.

HOPE FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Both Renee and Derrik are a bit introverted. Renee loves to be creative and spend her extra time doing art projects. Derrik is quiet guy and a movie buff. He and his mom have a great relationship and they love to go to the movies together. This holiday they hope celebrate with a fancy lunch downtown.

Holiday Wish List

  • For Renee (37 year old mother):
    • Paint pens and craft supplies
    • Blender
    • Blow dryer
    • Iron
    • Queen sheets
    • Walmart gift card
  • For Derrik (15 year old boy):
    • Mp3 player
    • Winter boots (size: men’s 12)
    • Crew socks (size: Large)
    • Full size sheets
    • Body pillow
    • Movie tickets

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#42

SPONSORED: Thank you Diana Smith

Diana – 4 PERSON FAMILY

Diana is a single mother to her 3 children, Cannon (4), Aiden (2), and Colin (1). They are currently participating in the YWCA Spokane’s Transitional Living program for domestic violence survivors.

HOPE FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Diana’s passion is baking. She would love to go to culinary school in the future if she gets a chance. Right now she has her hands full with her 3 young boys and tackling some immediate future goals. She is focused on making sure her boys have a great holiday and winter season.

Holiday Wish List

  • For Diana (26 year old mother):
    • Black winter coat (size: women’s medium)
    • Glass cake stand
    • Toilet lock for baby proofing
    • Silverware
    • Laundry soap and cleaning supplies
  • For Cannon (4 year old boy):
    • Age appropriate books
    • Leap Frog
    • Snow boots (size: boys 10)
    • Socks
  • For Aiden (2 year old boy):
    • Age appropriate books
    • Socks
    • Race cars
    • Kids DVD’s
  • For Colin (1 year old boy): 
    • Shoes
    • Socks
    • Clothing
    • Baby learning toys

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#43

SPONSORED: Thank you to The Davis Family 

Julie – 4 PERSON FAMILY

Julie is a domestic violence survivor who is currently staying in a YWCA Spokane Transitional Living apartment with her 3 children while she works on barriers to economic and housing stability.

HOPE FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Julie is very appreciative of the opportunity to engage in the holiday giving program. She is very focused on creating a special holiday for her kids. Their family has gone through many struggles and she wants her children to have a break from all that has been going on. Her children are very creative and artistic. She looks forward to spending creative time with them over the holiday break.

Holiday Wish List

  • For Julie (43 year old mother):
    • Queen sheets
    • Socks (size: large)
    • Tennis shoes (size: women’s 9.5)
    • Towels
    • Kitchen mat
    • Winter boots (size: women’s 9.5)
  • For Aaron (17 year old boy):
    • Gift card to the movies
    • Cozy blanket
    • Queen sheets
    • Socks (size: XXL) – wears size 15 shoe
    • Amazon gift card
  • For Isiah (6 year old boy):
    • Arts and crafts
    • Legos
    • Remote control cars
    • Minecraft for x-box
    • socks and underwear
    • White undershirts (size: 5T)
    • Winter jacket (size: 6T)
  • For Lennon (2 year old daughter): 
    • Big legos
    • Mr. Potato head
    • Care bears toys
    • Winter outfit (size: 24mo.)
    • Washable markers

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#44

SPONSORED: Thank you Gonzaga University

ECEAP FAMILY

This family currently has a 4 year old child enrolled in YWCA Spokane’s ECEAP pre-school program and prefers to remain anonymous.

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#45

SPONSORED: Thank you Gonzaga University

ECEAP FAMILY

This family currently has a 4 year old child enrolled in YWCA Spokane’s ECEAP pre-school program and prefers to remain anonymous.

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#46

SPONSORED: Thank you Gonzaga University

ECEAP FAMILY

This family currently has a 4 year old child enrolled in YWCA Spokane’s ECEAP pre-school program and prefers to remain anonymous.

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#47

SPONSORED: Thank you Gonzaga University

ECEAP FAMILY

This family currently has a 4 year old child enrolled in YWCA Spokane’s ECEAP pre-school program and prefers to remain anonymous.

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#48

SPONSORED: Thank you Gonzaga University

ECEAP FAMILY

This family currently has a 4 year old child enrolled in YWCA Spokane’s ECEAP pre-school program and prefers to remain anonymous.

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#49

SPONSORED: Thank you Gonzaga University

ECEAP FAMILY

This family currently has a 4 year old child enrolled in YWCA Spokane’s ECEAP pre-school program and prefers to remain anonymous.

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#50

SPONSORED: Thank you Gonzaga University

ECEAP FAMILY

This family currently has a 4 year old child enrolled in YWCA Spokane’s ECEAP pre-school program and prefers to remain anonymous.

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#51

SPONSORED: Thank you Gonzaga University

ECEAP FAMILY

This family currently has a 4 year old child enrolled in YWCA Spokane’s ECEAP pre-school program and prefers to remain anonymous.

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#52

SPONSORED: Thank you Ewell and Presho Family

Leslie – 3 PERSON FAMILY

Leslie is currently living at one of the YWCA Spokane’s Transitional living apartments with her 12 year old son Michael, and her 4 year old daughter Makayla. Leslie began working with the YWCA due to an abusive relationship. She and her children are engaged with services while she works on addressing some barriers to employment and stable housing.

HOPE FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Leslie considers herself very down-to-earth. She is very focused on getting all the essentials taken care of for her and her family during the winter months. Her family likes to stay in and be cozy during the holiday season. They all look forward to some down time at home.

Holiday Wish List

  • For Leslie (40 year old mother):
    • Winter boots (size: 8.5)
    • Giant size laundry soap
    • Jumper cables
    • Windshield wipers (gift card to Napa)
    • Floor lamp
    • Measuring spoons & cups
    • Silverware
    • Walmart gift card
    • 3 movie tickets
  • For Michael (12 year old boy):
    • Blue or black winter coat (size: men’s M)
    • Games for PlayStation2
    • Socks (size: L)
    • Underwear (size: L)
  • For Makayla (4 year old girl):
    • Underwear (size: 5T)
    • Socks (size: kids 9)
    • Frozen movie
    • Frozen/Elsa stuff

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#53

SPONSORED: Thank you Marie and Bill Malloy

Becky – 2 PERSON FAMILY

Becky the proud mother to her 3 1/2 old daughter Janey. Becky and Janey are working with the YWCA Spokane through the Alternatives to Domestic Violence programs due to an abusive relationship. They are currently residence at a YWCA Spokane Transitional living apartment while they work on establishing their foundation for a solid future.

HOPE FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Becky and Janey love the snow. They are both very excited to go sledding, make snow forts, and create make-believe Frozen adventures in the snow. She and her daughter enjoy being creative inside as well with games and crafts. They look forward to a white wintry holiday season.

Holiday Wish List

  • For Becky (21 year old mother):
    • Winter coat (size: women’s XL)
    • Gray boots (size: women’s 9.5)
    • Queen sheets
    • Tablecloth
  • For Aubree (3 1/2 year old girl):
    • Kid size activity table
    • Clothes (size: 4T)
    • Frozen themed toys/items

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#54

SPONSORED: Thank you Natalie Anderson and Family

Keith – 5 PERSON FAMILY

HOPE FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Holiday Wish List

Keith wanted to focus on making sure their 4 sons had a wonderful holiday this year. They are so thankful for the support they have received from YWCA Spokane and the community.

  • For Keith:
    • microwave
    • dishes
    • pots & pans
    • bath towels
    • silverware set
    • household items
    • bedding set
    • size 10.5 slippers/house shoes
  • For Kasey & Bennie (3 year old boys): 
    • 2T Boys pajamas
    • 2T Boys winter coat
    • 2T boys clothes/outfits
    • 2 T boys socks
    • 2T boys snow boots 
    • munchkin squirtin sea buddies bath toys
    • gigantic tower play tent
    • mega blocks
    • rocking rider rocking pony 
    • Little tikes splash fountain octopus
    • new sprouts picnic set
    • care bear (2)
  • For Sam (5 year old boy):
    • 5T boy pajamas
    • 5T boy winter coat
    • 5T boy clothes/outifts
    • 5T socks
    • Size 5 snow boots 
    • power rangers action figure
    • teenage ninja mutant turtle action figure
    • play wheels scooter
    • star wars leggos 
    • walking dinosaur t-rex 
    • big hero 6 movie 
    • tonka truck 
    • hatch n grow dino 
    • Nerf football
  • For Bennett (7 year old boy):
    • size 8 boys pajamas
    • size 8 boy winter coat
    • size 8 boy clothes/outifts
    • size 8 socks
    • size 8 snow boots 
    • play wheels scooter 
    • pie-face board game
    • power rangers action figure
    • teenage mutant ninja turtles action figure
    • light saber 
    • hatch n grow dino 
    • match box cars and tracks
    • football/basketball/soccer ball

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