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A dog attends Purple Paws, YWCA Dayton's signature Preble County fundraiser.

Purple Paws breaks record, supports Preble County services

Friday, October 7, 2022

The community once again came out in force to support Preble County domestic violence survivors, raising a record breaking $16,238 at Purple Paws: Preble Pets Against Domestic Violence. The annual fundraiser and pet showcase, which was held Oct. 1, is the only fundraiser at  YWCA Dayton that exclusively support Preble County services. This includes the… Continue Reading Purple Paws breaks record, supports Preble County services

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