Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Niki

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Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Niki

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Name: Niki Van Kirk Volunteer Positions: Meal Server Holiday Market Attendant and more! Started Volunteering: 2017 What are the most critical results you expect our organization to produce? I expect to see YWCA continue to be a safe haven for women. I am lucky because I have been able to volunteer in several different areas… Continue Reading Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Niki

Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Makayla

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Name: Makayla Wolfe Volunteer Positions: Volunteer Leader for Bible Study / Arts and Crafts Group Women of Influence Volunteer Started Volunteering: 2017 Tell us about you! How would you describe yourself?  I am empathetic; I can easily relate to other people. In the last few years, I have been told by important mentors in my… Continue Reading Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Makayla

COVID-19: Highlighting inequities

Thursday, April 16, 2020

If you have participated in our 21-Day Racial Equity and Social Justice Challenge, you have read about our country’s long history of disenfranchising and silencing communities of color. Marginalized communities have endured endless campaigns of exploitation, violence, mass incarceration, housing discrimination, and economic disinvestment. Recent reports are showing how the COVID-19 pandemic plays out along… Continue Reading COVID-19: Highlighting inequities

Safety superheroes

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Referencing the CDC’s most recent recommendation to use face coverings in the fight against coronavirus, Ohio Department of Health Director Dr. Amy Acton recently said, “I need your help, Ohio. I need you to wear both a cape and a mask now.” On any given day, upwards of 100 women and children are cared for… Continue Reading Safety superheroes