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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

Standing up for young women and young women of color at the Supreme Court

Monday, September 20, 2021

YWCA USA is serving as the lead organization on an amicus or “friend of the court” brief in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, a current Mississippi case that will determine the future of Roe v. Wade, a landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court that ruled that the Constitution of the United States protects… Continue Reading Standing up for young women and young women of color at the Supreme Court

Coming together to help kids start the school year strong

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

On average, our domestic violence shelters serve upwards of 30 children every day, many of whom are in grades kindergarten through 12. For parents fleeing an abusive situation, navigating the unknown can be daunting – getting kids back to school often adds to an already-overwhelming situation.  Through a variety of onsite programs and community partners, YWCA Dayton provides comprehensive support for the families we serve before and after the… Continue Reading Coming together to help kids start the school year strong