Raise Your Voice, Share Your STORY

Categories: Community, Grants, Impact
Written by Teresa Dixon, Women’s Opportunity Center Services Manager For many individuals who have experienced intimate partner domestic violence (IPDV) the longing to share their stories can be a powerful influence in the move toward reclaiming their lives. It is a way to make sense of senseless experiences while also feeling they are contributing to …

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Resilience Exemplified: A Client Story

Categories: Impact, Success Stories
Resilience exemplified: a client story Finding peace, meaning, and connection after trauma can be extremely challenging. Survivors of domestic violence do it every day. At YWCA Spokane, we support them along their individiual journey. Check out this survivor’s story, read by this survivor’s advocate! Confidentiality Notice Please note, the story shared was written by a …

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Together we give – #GivingTuesday 2020 is December 1!

Categories: Community, Donations, Fundraising, Other
YWCA Spokane’s work is important all year around, but right now it’s more critical than ever. As COVID cases surge, women who need to escape an abusive partner are left with fewer options to leave. Our crisis hotline, legal services and childcare center are busy as women and families seek our help. When we are …

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YWCA Spokane Safe Shelter Welcomes Tutor

Categories: Community, Get Involved, Success Stories
Like all of Spokane’s homeless service providers, YWCA Spokane has had to adapt and adjust to additional barriers that have been created by the COVID-19 pandemic. One of those challenges, and something that affects our most vulnerable, was the remote learning return to school in September. In response, we felt it necessary to hire additional …

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Hope for the Holidays 2020

Categories: Advocacy, Community, Donations, Events, Get Involved, Impact
Join us for YWCA Spokane’s 5th Annual Hope for the Holidays Adopt-A-Family Wishlist Program In these difficult times, your contributions are so meaningful and will make this season a little brighter for those impacted by domestic violence, homelessness, and unemployment. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Hope for the Holidays looks a little different this year. …

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