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Find your brave space

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

When Ohio schools closed in March due to COVID-19, classwork wasn’t the only thing left unfinished. For dozens of girls in YWCA Dayton’s Girls LEAD! program, their regular in-school sessions were put on hold, too. That is, until the weekly Girls LEAD! check-in chats were born in April. Held virtually every Friday, they provide girls… Continue Reading Find your brave space

#GivingTuesdayNow raises $5,000 to support nonstop services

Friday, May 8, 2020

2020 has proved to be a year like no other, so May 5 was named a new kind of Tuesday. #GivingTuesdayNow, a special emergency fundraising response to the unprecedented need caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, provided a dedicated day to celebrate and encourage philanthropy when human services providers needed help the most. YWCA Dayton continues… Continue Reading #GivingTuesdayNow raises $5,000 to support nonstop services

Adapt and thrive

Monday, May 4, 2020

Science, technology, engineering, and math skills can bridge gaps in education and employment – and now, they’re keeping children connected to both their friends and their futures. Thanks to a partnership with STEM Kids NYC, YWCA Dayton is able to offer coding classes free of charge and 100 percent online to children in our domestic… Continue Reading Adapt and thrive

Helping the whole family heal

Friday, May 1, 2020

Nearly 50 percent of domestic violence victims have delayed leaving their abuser out of fear of harm to their pets, according to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. Thanks to partnerships like the Safe Pets Program, survivors entering YWCA Dayton’s domestic violence shelters don’t have to make the unthinkable choice between their safety or their… Continue Reading Helping the whole family heal