YWCA Spokane 2020 Annual Report

Categories: Impact, Other, Success Stories

YWCA Spokane’s 2020 Impact Report

YWCA Spokane is proud to serve over 16,500 women, children, and families in 2020 who were impacted by domestic violence, homelessness, poverty, and unemployment.

Powered by YOU, YWCA Spokane continues to be a force for real and lasting change. 

In a year full of unexpected barriers and unprecedented need, your support enabled us to adapt and continue to serve our community when they needed us most. Thank you! 

Print YWCA Spokane’s 2020 Impact Statement.
  • 5,012 victims of intimate partner violence received emergency support via our 24hr confidential helpline,
  • 628 women and children escaping abusive relationships found a safe place to stay through our shelter and housing services,
  • 4,998 survivors found counseling, legal assistance, education, and community through our free and confidential services,
  • 3,675 children impacted by family violence received trauma-informed services interrupting cycles of poverty and violence for years to come,
  • 1,033 women gained new skills and tools needed for success in life, including job and school readiness and financial education,
  • 1,353 children and their families engaged in early care and pre-school programs focused on preparing children for success with elementary school and beyond.

Thank you for your commitment to those we serve each and every day, and for choosing to be a necessary financial partner in our mission to eliminate racism and empower women and promote peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all.

Learn more about Jeanette Hauck, new YWCA Spokane CEO.

Money & Mission

YWCA Spokane key partners In 2020

The dedication of our key partner to YWCA Spokane’s mission makes our work possible. We are so grateful for the steadfast commitment our staff, board, and community partners provide in service to our clients each and every day. Thank you to the below 2020 partners for making a life-changing impact on the thousands of lives we served throughout the year, during a pandemic!

Thank you to our Amazing Staff

With the invaluable support and unwavering dedication of 80 amazing staff members, YWCA Spokane was able to create a safe, trauma-sensitive environment that fostered opportunities for healing, empowerment, and the chance for new beginnings. Those are no words to thank this team enough for all they do each and every day.

Thank you to our Board of Directors

We are forever grateful to our Board of Directors. Their collective skills, knowledge, and leadership provided invaluable guidance to our agency. Their unwavering dedication to YWCA Spokane’s mission lived out through their passions, expertise, insight, and resource is what catapults our organization forward. For their service, loyalty, and commitment to those we serve, we are so grateful.

Thank You To Our Volunteers & Community

In 2020, 168 volunteers contributed 4,261 hours of their time, skills, and service to YWCA Spokane! This amazing gift to our agency saved YWCA Spokane an estimate of $106,525 in 2020! Truly amazing! In addition, we received outstanding support from YOU our community. We were able to pivot during a pandemic to virtual fundraising and you didn’t hesitate to meet our call for support. We can’t thank you enough.

Thank You To Our Mission Partners

Mission Partners of YWCA Spokane are committed to bringing peace, justice, freedom, and dignity to our Spokane community by creating a foundation that allows for real and lasting change. Together, we work to eliminate racism, empower women, stand up for social justice, help families and strengthen our community. Mission Partners invest a significant 3-year contribution that provides a lifeline for women and children in Spokane through our work at YWCA Spokane. This critical financial support bridges the gap between the expenses we incur while serving clients and the grants we receive from state, local, and private parties.

2020 Community Partners & Visionary Leaders

We couldn’t do this work without the ongoing support of our governmental and community partners. So many individuals and organizations came together in 2020 to partner with YWCA Spokane in order to provide unwavering services to women, men, children, and families in our community. We can’t thank you enough!


Congratulations To Our 2020 Women of Achievement Honorees

Outstanding women in our community were honored during our virtual awards celebration. We honored the accomplishments and contributions of women who epitomizes what it means to be a champion for our community.

2020 Women of Achievement Award Honorees

Watch YWCA’s 2020 Women of Achievement Virtual Awards

Other Events To Remember In 2020

MLK Day & Women’s March | 2020 Census | Teen Dating Violence Action MonthStand Against Racism |  Pride | Volunteer Spotlight | Launched New Prevention At Home Series | Launched First 14-Day Equity Challenge | YWCA’s New One Mission Campaign | 2020 Award Honorees | 2020 Voting Guide For Survivors | Mujeres In Action Partnership | Learn & Give Challenge | New Tutor At Our Safe Shelter | Hope For The Holidays | STORY Project Launch

Client Stories Shared

Thank You For Your Support In 2020 & Going Forward!

Support from friends like you allow YWCA Spokane to continue to provide critical programs and services to women, men, children, and families in our community when they need it most. Thank you for your continued support of our work and mission! Learn more about YWCA Spokane’s impact.