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Gender-Based Violence in Conflict Zones

Jun 4, 2024 Comments Off on Gender-Based Violence in Conflict Zones

After we held this year’s Equity for All event, which included a focus on maternal mortality, it’s crucial to draw attention to the plight of women in the world’s conflict zones.

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Letters From Survivors

May 8, 2024 Comments Off on Letters From Survivors

I hate the question, “Why doesn’t she just leave?” I have learned that we can’t affix a level of hardship to someone else’s journey. Every journey through and out of domestic violence is extremely hard. Some people do not survive. Some are left with lasting scars, physically and emotionally. Families…

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Mission Moment – 24hr Helpline

May 1, 2024 Comments Off on Mission Moment – 24hr Helpline

About YWCA Spokane’s helpline operates 24/7. Shelter advocates assist over 3,000 individuals annually with safety planning, making referrals for other services, and providing general information about domestic violence. The helpline is available via phone call, text, or email to allow the community to contact us in the safest and most…

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2024 Equity for All – Recap

Apr 29, 2024 Comments Off on 2024 Equity for All – Recap

Thank you for joining this courageous conversation! Last Thursday, April 25th, we hosted Equity for All at the Hive with a distinguished panel of maternal health community leaders. Over 120 people attended either in person or online, creating a powerful atmosphere. Before the panel, we had a musical duo perform…

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February RSJ Spotlight | April Eberhardt

Jan 31, 2024 Comments Off on February RSJ Spotlight | April Eberhardt

Racial & Social Justice Spotlight Series Each month, YWCA Spokane spotlights an organization or individual in our community that is aligned with our mission so we can highlight the work they do to create real and lasting change for a more equitable Spokane. 48 min. watch February Spotlight April Eberhardt,…

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January RSJ Spotlight | YW Community Engagement Team

Jan 5, 2024 Comments Off on January RSJ Spotlight | YW Community Engagement Team

Racial & Social Justice Spotlight Series Each month, YWCA Spokane’s Equity Coordinator spotlights an organization or individual in our community that is aligned with our mission so we can highlight the work they do to create real and lasting change for a more equitable Spokane. 35 min. watch time January…

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2023 Visionary Leaders

Jan 2, 2024 Comments Off on 2023 Visionary Leaders

Celebrating all of YWCA Spokane’s 2023 Visionary Leaders. A generous and caring community of donors who transformed lives by giving significant gifts of $1,000 or more.

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Mission Moment – Our Sister’s Closet Volunteers

Jan 2, 2024 Comments Off on Mission Moment – Our Sister’s Closet Volunteers

About Our Sister’s Closet Our Sister’s Closet (OSC) is a free boutique of women’s clothing and necessities. It is available to anyone in the community who could benefit from this resource regardless of gender; clients do not have to prove income level or identify as survivors of intimate partner violence…

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Hope for the Holidays 2023 Recap

Dec 11, 2023 Comments Off on Hope for the Holidays 2023 Recap

YWCA Spokane’s 2023 Hope for the Holidays adopt-a-family wish list program was a great success this year! Thank you sincerely to our caring community for helping create a special holiday season for the families we serve.

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A Holiday Message From Paetin and YWCA Spokane

Nov 15, 2023 Comments Off on A Holiday Message From Paetin and YWCA Spokane

Below is a special holiday message from Paetin, an adorable 8-year-old Spokane resident and friend to YWCA Spokane. Each year YWCA Spokane’s Hope for the Holiday wishlist program supports those impacted by domestic violence, homelessness, and unemployment. Please consider adopting a family’s wishlist and make the holidays shine a little brighter.…

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November RSJ Spotlight | Tamika LaMere

Nov 1, 2023 Comments Off on November RSJ Spotlight | Tamika LaMere

Racial & Social Justice Spotlight Series Each month, our Equity Coordinator sits down with an organization or individual in our community to spotlight the work they do to create real and lasting change for a more equitable Spokane. 2 min. read time November Spotlight Tamika LaMere | Native Educator, Spokane…

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Hope For The Holidays 2023

Nov 1, 2023 Comments Off on Hope For The Holidays 2023

Join us for YWCA’s 8th Annual Hope for the Holidays Adopt-A-Family Wish list Program The holiday season is a time for celebration, love, and giving. Unfortunately, not everyone has the means to experience the joy that comes with it. Your generous contribution to Hope for the Holidays will directly impact…

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DVAM 2023 – Recap

Nov 1, 2023 Comments Off on DVAM 2023 – Recap

This Domestic Violence Action Month, over 700 community members engaged in education, outreach, and events with YWCA Spokane. We are so grateful for this community who joined us to raise awareness, inspire change, and support survivors. As October draws to a close, we want to express our deep appreciation for…

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October RSJ Spotlight | Inga N. Laurent

Oct 10, 2023 Comments Off on October RSJ Spotlight | Inga N. Laurent

Racial & Social Justice Spotlight Series Each month, our Equity Coordinator sits down with an organization or individual in our community to spotlight the work they do to create real and lasting change for a more equitable Spokane. 25 min. read time/50 min. listen October Spotlight Inga N. Laurent |…

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Get Tax Smart this Giving Season by Donating Stock

Oct 6, 2023 Comments Off on Get Tax Smart this Giving Season by Donating Stock

Fall is here, which means the end of the 2023 tax year is right around the corner. As you plan for the remainder of your year, remember that gifting stock is an excellent way to support YWCA Spokane’s services while benefiting you on your taxes. Tax-Savvy Ways to Give with…

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