How To Help A Friend In An Abusive Relationship

Categories: Community, Education and Training, Get Involved, Spokane Resources
It can be difficult to know what to do if you suspect a friend, co-worker, or family member is in an abusive intimate partner relationship.  We have provided some tips and suggestions to consider. How To Help A Friend Let them know that you support them and are willing to listen without judgment Don’t force them …

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Domestic Violence Fact vs Myths

Categories: Education and Training, Get Involved
There are many common myths about domestic violence. This October, during Domestic Violence Action Month, YWCA Spokane will debunk some of these myths to help End The Silence that so often surrounds domestic violence.  Consider sharing these facts online and with loved ones to help educate and spread awareness about domestic violence. PRINT & SHARE DV …

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Women of Achievement 2017 – Photo Gallery

Categories: Awards, Community, Donations, Events, Fundraising, Get Involved, Impact
Thank You To A Caring Spokane Community There are no words to tell the Spokane community just how grateful we are at YWCA Spokane for the incredible support we received at our 35th annual Women of Achievement awards luncheon. With the support of more than 1000 guests and 50 organizations we raised over $306,000! An event like Women of Achievement gives …

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Volunteer Spotlight — Madi Fischer

Categories: Community, Get Involved, Impact, Other
The YWCA would like to express our sincere gratitude to Madison (Madi) Fischer. Madi completed 40 hours of advocacy training this past August and now serves as a Volunteer Shelter Advocate. She has experience working with Spokane youth and has worked to help educate young people about the importance of compassion and social responsibility. She also …

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2017 Law Enforcement Breakfast – Photo Gallery

Categories: Awards, Community, Events, Impact, Success Stories
Today, at YWCA Spokane’s 4th annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Breakfast we had the honor of recognizing the outstanding efforts, compassion, and positive impact officers and detectives within our community have had on the lives of survivors of domestic violence. We know that a victim’s initial interaction with law enforcement is a key factor in whether …

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