Intimate Partner Violence vs. Domestic Violence

Categories: Advocacy, Community, Education and Training, Get Involved, Impact, Spokane Resources
Both legally and within YWCA Spokane’s operations, there is a difference between Intimate Partner Violence and Domestic Violence While they may appear to be the same thing, and certainly have much overlap, Domestic Violence and Intimate Partner Violence are two different terms with different meanings. Domestic Violence is violence that takes place within a household …

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eNews-Nov 2019

Categories: Community, Donations, Get Involved, Impact, Success Stories
2019 eNews Editions: March | April | May | June | July | Aug | Sept | Oct Giving Thanks With A Grateful Heart From Regina Malveaux, YWCA Spokane CEO It is at this time of year, with a grateful heart, that our family at YWCA Spokane celebrates the generosity received by friends like you and the power of …

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Thank you to the Johnston-Hanson Foundation for Their Incredible Gift!

Categories: Advocacy, Community, Donations, Fundraising, Get Involved, Impact, Spokane Resources
Thank you to the Johnston-Hanson Foundation for your grant to benefit YWCA Spokane’s Drop-In Childcare! Of the moms who utilize our Drop-In Childcare services, approximately 90% make less than 30% of Spokane’s median family income. Approximately three-quarters are unemployed and about half are homeless. In addition, approximately 80% of children have been exposed to domestic violence and …

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Donate Summer Survival Kits & Impact a Child’s Life

Categories: Advocacy, Community, Donations, Fundraising, Get Involved
Make an impact this week by donating to YWCA Spokane! Our Domestic Violence Safe Shelter is in need of summer survival kits to help kiddos in our shelter have a blast this summer! Providing summer games, swimsuits, lunch items, snacks, sprinklers, and beach towels to our agency makes a huge impact on the kiddos those …

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YWCA Prevention Team Hosts Field Trip at Camp Reed

Categories: Advocacy, Community, Education and Training, Events, Get Involved, Impact, Spokane Resources
Last year, YWCA Spokane received a grant through the Hagan Foundation. This grant supported YWCA Spokane’s ability to hold healthy relationship groups in local high schools through our Prevention Team. At Rogers High School, YWCA’s Prevention Team had the opportunity to meet with Roger’s leadership class. This class consists of 45 Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors; …

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