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Beavercreek students help survivors, assemble aftercare kits

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

A group of Beavercreek students came together to support local survivors of sexual violence, putting together care packages to help survivors in the after math. After reporting a sexual assault, many survivors will receive a forensic exam. The exam is intense and can re-traumatize. After going to the hospital for an exam (also known as… Continue Reading Beavercreek students help survivors, assemble aftercare kits

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

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

Walk (or roll) your way to support YWCA this fall

Monday, August 16, 2021

Grab your tennis shoes – from riverside walks to cross-city cycling, there are multiple ways to get outdoors and move to support YWCA Dayton this fall: Aug. 20 – Sept. 25 (virtual): African American Wellness Walk www.runsignup.com/2021aaww Oct. 10: Tour de Gem www.ms-stride.org/tourdegem Nov. 28: Turkey Trot https://ohioruns.com/daytonturkeytrot “We love charity beneficiary events like these… Continue Reading Walk (or roll) your way to support YWCA this fall

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