Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Andrey

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Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Andrey

Thursday, July 30, 2020

Name: Andrey Syrnev Volunteer Position: Meal Server Started Volunteering: 2018 What do you think other people should know about YWCA Dayton? I feel like it’s not an organization many males might consider, and that’s what stood out to me. I wanted to challenge that stigma and hopefully set an example. When your friends/family find out… Continue Reading Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Andrey

Montgomery County’s only domestic violence shelter turns 43

Thursday, July 16, 2020

“Scream quietly or the neighbors will hear.” When YWCA Dayton launched its Battered Woman Project in 1977, “scream quietly” was the most frequent advice given to women in abusive relationships. But YW knew there was a better solution to keeping women safe. That year, the FBI reported that intimate partner violence was the USA’s most… Continue Reading Montgomery County’s only domestic violence shelter turns 43

21-Day Challenge breaks records

Friday, July 10, 2020

More than 6,000 people participated in YWCA Dayton’s third signature 21-Day Racial Equity and Social Justice Challenge – a group more than five times greater than the last Challenge cohort in spring 2020. “The response was incredible,” said Advocacy Manager Sarah Wolf-Knight. “It was clear from the minute we announced this special edition of the… Continue Reading 21-Day Challenge breaks records