End the Violence Toolkit

Categories: Community, Education and Training, Impact, Spokane Resources
Spokane County has the highest rate of domestic violence in Washington State. Providence Health Care has awarded the Spokane Regional Domestic Violence Coalition (SRDVC) $154,500 to support the creation and implementation of the End the Violence (ETV) Toolkit for businesses. This last year has heightened the need for such a toolkit. The COVID-19 pandemic has …

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Celebrate Mother’s Day With Hope Stones Jewelry

Categories: Get Involved, Impact, Other
Purchase custom jewelry made by women served at ywca spokane Pieces will be sold at New Leaf Cafe in the YWCA Spokane Lobby between 9am-1pm on April 29-30 and May 6-7 Stop by New Leaf Cafe to find the perfect Mother’s Day gift for the moms in your life. YWCA Spokane will be selling our …

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Statement Post Derek Chauvin Trial Verdict

Categories: Advocacy, Community, Get Involved, Impact
YWCA SPOKANE PUBLIC STATEMENT Until Justice Just Is. Today, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of second-degree murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter for the 2020 killing of George Floyd. This verdict offers a moment of respite and hope for many, yet we know that much more needs to be done to …

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Navigating DSHS Resources with YWCA Spokane Staff

Categories: Advocacy, Impact
Written by Emily Stohr, YWCA Spokane CSO Advocate Navigating DSHS Resources with YWCA Spokane Staff At YWCA Spokane, we provide Community Service Office Advocates (CSO) who work closely with clients receiving TANF assistance (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families). The CSO advocates help clients learn about support offered through YWCA Spokane, how to navigate TANF and …

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Help us Get a Leg Up in Spring 2021, Donate Leggings to Our Sister’s Closet

Categories: Community, Donations, Get Involved, Impact
During the pandemic, we have had to scale back our ability to accept donations from the community. However, to help meet specific needs expressed by clients Our Sister’s Closet will be engaging in necessity drives at certain times throughout the year. The first is a legging drive this March and April! Our Sister’s Closet is …

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