Nevertheless She Persisted

Categories: Community, Donations, Get Involved, Impact
YWCA Spokane thrives because of the giving nature of community members looking to make a difference. Meet Natalie Bancroft, a Spokane photographer who owns Natalie Bee Photography, and provides physical and emotional support as a Doula. Usually, her lens is pointed toward expecting mothers or newborn, wrinkly-faced babies, but recently Natalie set aside her camera …

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End The Silence – A Community Effort

Categories: Community, Get Involved
YWCA Spokane would like to thank our amazing community partners for standing with us to End The Silence with domestic violence during Domestic Violence Action Month this October. We have received an overwhelmingly positive response from the community. So many of you have taken the pledge to show victims of domestic violence they are not …

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Jill Is One Of Many

Categories: Success Stories
IT TOOK ME 12 YEARS TO LEAVE HIM. “I married young and had 4 kids with a man I loved. I had a family I chose to dedicate my life to. He became my foundation after my parents’ divorce and my mom’s accident. “I didn’t recognize all the signs. They started so small and built …

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Karrin’s Story

Categories: Success Stories
Karrin was newly divorced and in a new relationship with someone who had a substance abuse problem. She said his addiction exasperated the domestic violence that began, “His background probably led to the abuse along with all those things you don’t know about until it’s too late. Karrin recounts the difficulty in realizing she was …

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