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Big hearts make big differences

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Most 13-year-olds celebrate big for their milestone birthday. Natalee Sutton decided to give big instead. “For my 13th birthday, I was supposed to go to Great Wolf Lodge, but I can’t because of quarantine,” Natalee explained in a video posted to Facebook that was shared more than 55 times. “Turning 13 is a really big… Continue Reading Big hearts make big differences

#GivingTuesdayNow raises $5,000 to support nonstop services

Friday, May 8, 2020

2020 has proved to be a year like no other, so May 5 was named a new kind of Tuesday. #GivingTuesdayNow, a special emergency fundraising response to the unprecedented need caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, provided a dedicated day to celebrate and encourage philanthropy when human services providers needed help the most. YWCA Dayton continues… Continue Reading #GivingTuesdayNow raises $5,000 to support nonstop services

Safety superheroes

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Referencing the CDC’s most recent recommendation to use face coverings in the fight against coronavirus, Ohio Department of Health Director Dr. Amy Acton recently said, “I need your help, Ohio. I need you to wear both a cape and a mask now.” On any given day, upwards of 100 women and children are cared for… Continue Reading Safety superheroes

Help for the holiday

Monday, December 16, 2019

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 Help for the holiday

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