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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

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

Project READ creates readers through collaboration

Friday, August 6, 2021

There’s nothing like discovering a good book. While it may seem simple, for those struggling with the impact of trauma, stress and transition, a book can be the lifeline to a future of possibilities and hope. Fortunately, Dayton’s Project READ is on a mission to get books into the hands of people across our community, including vulnerable populations like those we serve.   For… Continue Reading Project READ creates readers through collaboration

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