Smile Makers Visit YWCA Spokane!

Categories: Awards, Community, Education and Training, Events, Get Involved, Impact, Other, Spokane Resources, Success Stories
On Tuesday, August 1, we had some special guests light up YWCA Spokane with big, beautiful smiles! Delta Dental teamed up the Tooth Fairy and visited our free, on-site drop-in Child Care, a service offered to women using YWCA Spokane’s facilities. The Tooth Fairy visited our awesome kiddos and helped them discover how important oral hygiene is …

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Be Charmed with Isabella

Categories: Advocacy, Community, Donations, Get Involved, Other, Success Stories
Isabella Alvarez is an amazing young women. Though she is only 14 years old, she already seeks ways in which to help the people in her surrounding community. In February, Isabella’s church, Turning Point Open Bible, hosted an event called “Cherished,” a Valentine’s Day outreach event. Women and children from YWCA Spokane’s domestic violence safe shelter were …

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Capitol Hill Day: Federal Funding to Support Our Communities

Categories: Advocacy, Community, Donations, Events, Fundraising, Get Involved, Impact, Other, Spokane Resources
YWCA is on a mission to eliminate racism, empower women, stand up for social justice, help families, and strengthen communities. Federal funding and funding from community sponsors and donors help YWCA focus on programs that address specific areas of interest such as gender-based violence, child care, housing and community services, education, health care, civil rights, and …

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ECEAP Advocacy Day 2017

Categories: Advocacy, Get Involved, Impact
YWCA Spokane is proud of our Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP) staff and parents for going to Olympia last week to engage in the Washington State Association(WSA) of ECEAP Advocacy Day on Wednesday February 8th, 2017 to help kids receive the quality early education they deserve. Each year, supporters of early learning programs come together …

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Retired Military Leader Visits YWCA’s Pre-K Program In Honor of Veterans Day

Categories: Community, Education and Training, Get Involved, Success Stories
Retired Military Leader Brian Newberry Visits YWCA’s Pre-K Program To Highlight the Importance of High-Quality Early Education And To Celebrate Veterans Day Retired U.S. Air Force Colonel Brian Newberry, former Wing Commander at Fairchild Air Force Base, and the state directors of the nonprofit Mission: Readiness came to visit the Downtown YWCA’s preschool program to highlight the importance of high-quality …

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