Category

Get Involved

A- A A+

An internship in stories

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Cannon Cook, sponsored by the SRC Community Internship Program, came to YWCA Dayton’s office from Tiffin University where he is studying marketing. Born in San Antonio, Texas but raised in Bellbrook, Ohio, Cook is an open-minded and positive individual. These last few months he has worked tirelessly, going through archives –both internal and external- in… Continue Reading An internship in stories

Holiday cheer starts here

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

The business of holidays can be stressful; for those recovering from chronic stress and trauma, the holidays can seem insurmountable. So each December, YWCA Dayton transforms an otherwise ordinary meeting room into a bevy of festive goodness all with one mission in mind: healing through happiness. “Experiencing the holidays while living in a shelter can… Continue Reading Holiday cheer starts here

Comfort food

Saturday, July 15, 2017

As the adage goes, if you want something done, do it yourself – or, let a YWCA Dayton Women of Influence Honoree spearhead it. Clarece Darden Richardson, a 2013 Women of Influence Rising Star Honoree, gets credit for giving her husband, Gerald Richardson, the final nudge he needed to open a catering business. Today, the pair… Continue Reading Comfort food

In service to Dayton

Saturday, July 1, 2017

As a new social work graduate, Mariah Rivera knew she wanted to be a part of transforming hundreds of lives. When she signed on for a year-long AmeriCorps VISTA stint as YWCA Dayton’s volunteer coordinator, she got what she wanted – by the thousands. Under Rivera’s detail-oriented eye, YW’s volunteer numbers increased dramatically, jumping 346%… Continue Reading In service to Dayton

A PSA for today

Monday, May 1, 2017

YWCA Dayton has long been a voice for domestic violence victims. Now, thanks to a local team of public relations students, twice as many people are listening. Students in Dr. Alan Abitbol’s spring Public Relations Capstone course at the University of Dayton were charged with forming their own (albeit fictional) PR agencies and executing marketing campaigns… Continue Reading A PSA for today

Need help? It starts with a call.

If you are in immediate need of assistance, call 911.

24/7 Crisis & Domestic Violence Hotline: 937-222-SAFE (7233)