Purple Paws: Preble Pets Against Domestic Violence sets fundraising record

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Purple Paws: Preble Pets Against Domestic Violence sets fundraising record

Friday, October 22, 2021

Abuse affects the whole family. More than half of domestic violence victims are reluctant to leave their abusers because they’d also be abandoning their pets. Thanks to community partnerships with local veterinarians, SICSA Pet Adoption Center, and the Humane Society, YWCA Dayton connects women entering our domestic violence shelters – the only ones in Montgomery… Continue Reading Purple Paws: Preble Pets Against Domestic Violence sets fundraising record

No more silent witnesses: A call to action for bystander intervention

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

The lack of accountability to the care and safety of another human being violently attacked in public is becoming commonplace – people being moved to document on their cell phones instead of rendering aid. Although bystander intervention can be overwhelming or scary for some, the first reaction should always be to call for help –… Continue Reading No more silent witnesses: A call to action for bystander intervention

YWCA partners with Kroger to raise awareness of domestic violence

Monday, October 18, 2021

YWCA Greater Cincinnati, in collaboration with YWCA Hamilton & YWCA Dayton, is partnering with Kroger on an inaugural campaign in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month and YWCA USA’s Week Without Violence. YWCA USA is the largest network of domestic violence shelters and services in the nation. YWCA-branded signage will be available in 25 clinics… Continue Reading YWCA partners with Kroger to raise awareness of domestic violence

A calming melody

Friday, October 1, 2021

When first entering a YWCA Dayton domestic violence shelter, you can expect multiple essentials to be available: shampoo, a warm blanket, a healthy snack. For one client, though, that list also included a guitar. “We had a client who was very talented and artistic – she enjoyed drawing, crocheting, and expressed to staff how she… Continue Reading A calming melody

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