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New playground to support YWCA shelter, youth programs

Wednesday, February 16, 2022

YWCA Dayton’s 19-acre Huber Heights Campus is getting more active by the day, thanks to its newest amenity – a 34-by-23-foot outdoor playground and activity center. “This playground is an amazing resource for YWCA in Huber Heights,” said Taylor Green, manager of youth/teen programming. “Playgrounds help children establish as sense of confidence and build self-esteem,… Continue Reading New playground to support YWCA shelter, youth programs

Announcing Shift: A peer-to-peer initiative to prevent teen dating violence

Tuesday, February 1, 2022

More than a third of adolescents in America experience sexual, physical, verbal, or emotional dating abuse, according to The NO MORE Project, and females between the ages of 16 and 24 are roughly three times more likely than the rest of the population to be abused by an intimate partner. While teens who suffer dating… Continue Reading Announcing Shift: A peer-to-peer initiative to prevent teen dating violence

Birthday Buddies program celebrates children in shelter

Wednesday, January 5, 2022

Are you, or someone you know, marking a milestone birthday this year? Celebrate yourself or honor a loved one by becoming a Birthday Buddy for children in our domestic violence shelters, and ensure their special day is festive, too. YWCA Dayton serves approximately 30 children in shelter every month. Our children’s program team works hard… Continue Reading Birthday Buddies program celebrates children in shelter

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

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

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

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