Volunteer Spotlight – Kendall DeRemer

Categories: Advocacy, Community, Education and Training, Get Involved, Impact, Spokane Resources
Kendall DeRemer is a 24-year-old student who volunteers with Our Sister’s Closet (OSC) at YWCA Spokane! She works as a personal stylist, facilitating appointments for women seeking clothing. We wanted to know why she decided to volunteer her time and presence with us and asked her a few questions–answers have been edited for length and clarity. …

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YWCA Making Community Connections

Categories: Advocacy, Community, Education and Training, Get Involved, Spokane Resources
YWCA In THE COMMUNITY YWCA Spokane realizes the benefit of collaboration with local partners in order to better serve women, children, and families in Spokane who are impacted by domestic violence, homelessness, and unemployment. That is why we have been hard at work to develop and nurture partnerships with local agencies and business who care about …

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2017 YWCA USA National Conference

Categories: Advocacy, Awards, Community, Education and Training, Events, Get Involved, Impact, Other
This June YWCA agencies from around the nation gathered together in Washington D.C. at the 2017 YWCA USA National Conference. Bold Mission, Bright Future The theme of the 2017 conference was Bold Mission, Bright Future. Appropriately named, the conference served as a road map to guide participants towards a deeper sense of YWCA’s bold mission and what …

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Be Charmed with Isabella

Categories: Advocacy, Community, Donations, Get Involved, Other, Success Stories
Isabella Alvarez is an amazing young women. Though she is only 14 years old, she already seeks ways in which to help the people in her surrounding community. In February, Isabella’s church, Turning Point Open Bible, hosted an event called “Cherished,” a Valentine’s Day outreach event. Women and children from YWCA Spokane’s domestic violence safe shelter were …

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Capitol Hill Day: Federal Funding to Support Our Communities

Categories: Advocacy, Community, Donations, Events, Fundraising, Get Involved, Impact, Other, Spokane Resources
YWCA is on a mission to eliminate racism, empower women, stand up for social justice, help families, and strengthen communities. Federal funding and funding from community sponsors and donors help YWCA focus on programs that address specific areas of interest such as gender-based violence, child care, housing and community services, education, health care, civil rights, and …

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