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Painting the towns purple

Friday, September 25, 2020

More than 30 students from DECA High School spread out across downtown Dayton this week to Paint the Town Purple, a YWCA Dayton campaign to recognize Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Together, they installed more than 400 ribbons. In addition, several staff and volunteers ensured Preble County streets saw their own share of purple, tying on… Continue Reading Painting the towns purple

Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Andrey

Thursday, July 30, 2020

Name: Andrey Syrnev Volunteer Position: Meal Server Started Volunteering: 2018 What do you think other people should know about YWCA Dayton? I feel like it’s not an organization many males might consider, and that’s what stood out to me. I wanted to challenge that stigma and hopefully set an example. When your friends/family find out… Continue Reading Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Andrey

Helping the whole family heal

Friday, May 1, 2020

Nearly 50 percent of domestic violence victims have delayed leaving their abuser out of fear of harm to their pets, according to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. Thanks to partnerships like the Safe Pets Program, survivors entering YWCA Dayton’s domestic violence shelters don’t have to make the unthinkable choice between their safety or their… Continue Reading Helping the whole family heal

Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Niki

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Name: Niki Van Kirk Volunteer Positions: Meal Server Holiday Market Attendant and more! Started Volunteering: 2017 What are the most critical results you expect our organization to produce? I expect to see YWCA continue to be a safe haven for women. I am lucky because I have been able to volunteer in several different areas… Continue Reading Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Niki