ECEAP Parent Spotlight – McKyndree

Categories: Advocacy, Education and Training
Parent Advocacy Is An Important Part of ECEAP Today we would like to highlight McKyndree Rogers. McKyndree is a parent whose child was enrolled in our Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP). Through her family’s engagement in our program, McKyndree began to learn skills about parent advocacy including how to advocate for her children’s …

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Thank You Premera Social Impact Fund!

Categories: Awards, Community, Donations, Grants, Impact

YWCA Spokane would like to express our gratitude to Premera’s Social Impact Fund for supporting our mental health program for trauma survivors. This year has brought home the importance of mental health care as more people than ever report increased negative mental health symptoms related to isolation, job loss and health problems related to COVID-19. …

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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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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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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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