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Women’s History Month 2024

Mar 25, 2024 Comments Off on Women’s History Month 2024

Women’s History Month (WHM) was first celebrated on a national level in 1982 as “Women’s History Week.” In 1987, Congress designated the month of March as Women’s History Month and it has been continued through presidential proclamations ever since. Learn more at womenshistorymonth.gov. Like last year, we wanted to celebrate a…

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Hope for the Holidays 2023 Recap

Dec 11, 2023 Comments Off on Hope for the Holidays 2023 Recap

YWCA Spokane’s 2023 Hope for the Holidays adopt-a-family wish list program was a great success this year! Thank you sincerely to our caring community for helping create a special holiday season for the families we serve.

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2023 Pride Parade & Festival Recap

Jun 14, 2023 Comments Off on 2023 Pride Parade & Festival Recap

1 min. read The Human Rights Campaign declared their first ever state of emergency last week for LGBTQIA2S+ Americans following an “unprecedented and dangerous spike” in anti-LGBTQ legislation. To show up as your truest self and live in joy is an act of resistance in itself. Everyone involved in Spokane’s…

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YWCA Spokane 2022 Annual Report

Apr 10, 2023 Comments Off on YWCA Spokane 2022 Annual Report

A Message From YWCA Spokane CEO, Jeanette Hauck Every year, we take a moment to reflect on the past twelve months and examine the impact of our service in the Spokane community. Each year, our clients, our staff and our funders reinforce the importance and meaning of the work we do…

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2022 Racial & Social Justice Committee Recap

Dec 27, 2022 Comments Off on 2022 Racial & Social Justice Committee Recap

Another year has come and gone! 2022 was full of new beginnings and restarts after hitting pause the last couple of years. Our Racial & Social Justice Committee worked very hard to continue promoting diversity and inclusivity, and highlighting the social justice issues important to our community. This committee is…

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Hope For The Holidays 2022 – Recap and Photos

Dec 13, 2022 Comments Off on Hope For The Holidays 2022 – Recap and Photos

Thank You!! Hope for the Holidays 2022 was so successful thanks to the generosity by all of the amazing individuals and organizations that contributed towards this year’s adopt-a-family holiday wishlist program. This year Hope for the Holidays supported all 58 clients and families across our Women’s Opportunity Center (WOC), Early…

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DVAM 2022 – Recap

Nov 1, 2022 Comments Off on DVAM 2022 – Recap

This Domestic Violence Action Month was an absolute success! Over 400 community members connected with YWCA Spokane through training, outreach, and events this October. Together, we raised awareness and took action towards change in our community. See a recap of our DVAM activities below! Impact View this post on Instagram  …

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2022 Spokane Pride Re-cap

Jun 14, 2022 Comments Off on 2022 Spokane Pride Re-cap

(2 minute read) An earnest karaoke rendition of ‘What’s Up’ by 4 Non Blondes floated through the air as a group of festival goers walked by with a black cat on a leash. Roller derby girls whizzed by. Goths in platform boots towered over the crowds just as tall as…

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Pride 2022

Jun 11, 2022 Comments Off on Pride 2022

Each year (usually in June), the Spokane community comes together to celebrate LGBTQ+ liberation during national PRIDE month. PRIDE is an annual celebration that honors the brave individuals who fought back against police raids in 1969 at the Stonewall Inn in New York (learn more here). PRIDE With YWCA Spokane…

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Day 21: Challenge Wrap-Up

Jun 3, 2022 Comments Off on Day 21: Challenge Wrap-Up

| CHALLENGE | DAY 1 | DAY 2 | DAY 3 | DAY 4 | DAY 5 | DAY 6 | DAY 7 | DAY 8 | DAY 9 | DAY 10 | DAY 11 | DAY 12 | DAY 13 | DAY 14 | DAY 15 | DAY 16…

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Teen Dating Violence Action Month 2022 – Recap

Feb 28, 2022 Comments Off on Teen Dating Violence Action Month 2022 – Recap

YWCA’s Prevention Team Teen dating abuse is a year-round focus for YWCA Spokane’s Prevention Team. Our work to end cycles of abuse expands beyond the month of February. We invite you to get involved with our efforts if you work with youth! Spokane is fortunate to have a variety of…

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Hope For The Holidays 2021 – Recap and Photos

Dec 28, 2021 Comments Off on Hope For The Holidays 2021 – Recap and Photos

Thank You!! Hope for the Holidays 2021 was another success thanks to the generosity by all of the amazing individuals and organizations that contributed towards this year’s adopt-a-family holiday wishlist program. As we continue to navigate this pandemic, we are incredibly thankful for the support we received this season. All…

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We Made an Impact: DVAM 2021

Nov 5, 2021 Comments Off on We Made an Impact: DVAM 2021

Your support during Domestic Violence Action Month helped us raise $34,890 towards our $50,000 goal! Although we didn’t quite reach our goal, we’re confident that with the help of the incredible Spokane community we’ll be able to close our 2021 funding gap before the end of this year, and you…

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2021 Chalk Walk | Photo Gallery

Oct 8, 2021 Comments Off on 2021 Chalk Walk | Photo Gallery

Wednesday, October 6th, in partnership with Riverfront Spokane, our team at YWCA Spokane held a Chalk Walk event in the park downtown as our kickoff for Domestic Violence Action Month. During this national month of advocacy, join YWCA Spokane in our goals to Increase Awareness, Inspire Action and Raise $50,000…

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Black History Month: An Ongoing Story

Mar 2, 2021 Comments Off on Black History Month: An Ongoing Story

The month of February is recognized across the United States and Canada as Black History Month. Some have begun to refer to February as Black Herstory Month, celebrating women of color throughout history who have changed our world for the better. Today is the first day of March, and with…

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2019 In Review

Dec 31, 2019 Comments Off on 2019 In Review

2019 In Review As we reflect back on 2019, we can’t help but be overwhelmed with gratitude for the many ways our community comes together to support the work and mission of YWCA Spokane. Below are just a few photos from a powerful 2019. Thank you for being a special…

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End The Silence 2019 Recap – Photo Gallery

Oct 31, 2019 Comments Off on End The Silence 2019 Recap – Photo Gallery

A Powerful Show of Support For Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence Thursday, October 31st, 2019 marks the end of YWCA Spokane’s 4th annual End The Silence campaign during national Domestic Violence Action Month. We are incredibly grateful for the many ways individuals, organizations, donors, and businesses stepped up to engage…

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Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month Recap

Mar 4, 2019 Comments Off on Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month Recap

Thank you to everyone who made this month a success! We are so thankful to all who helped give teens a voice this February during Teen Dating Violence (TDV) Awareness Month! Throughout February, teens sent in letters sharing their perspective on why teen dating violence needs more awareness, and what they…

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End the Silence 2018 Recap

Oct 24, 2018 Comments Off on End the Silence 2018 Recap

This Domestic Violence Action Month was an absolute success! Over 60 organizations and hundreds of community members participated in this month’s efforts. Thank you to our Domestic Violence Action committee for your incredible efforts. A huge thank you to Nicole Nimens, our Education and Outreach Coordinator, for organizing every event…

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Cupcakes and Champagne Recap

Oct 3, 2018 Comments Off on Cupcakes and Champagne Recap

To kick-off Domestic Violence Action Month, YWCA Spokane Staff, Board Members, and Misison Partners gathered together at the Steam Plant to End The Silence with Domestic Violence. Event Recap The event was held at the Steam Plant October 1st, 2018 from 5:00pm to 7:30pm. Attendees wore purple to the event, a visual stand…

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