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Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Makayla

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Name: Makayla Wolfe Volunteer Positions: Volunteer Leader for Bible Study / Arts and Crafts Group Women of Influence Volunteer Started Volunteering: 2017 Tell us about you! How would you describe yourself?  I am empathetic; I can easily relate to other people. In the last few years, I have been told by important mentors in my… Continue Reading Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Makayla

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

Recognizing 62 years of volunteerism

Thursday, December 12, 2019

YWCA Dayton recognized its longest-serving volunteer, Mrs. Betsy B. Whitney, with an honorary street designation during a reception and unveiling ceremony on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019. As approved by the City of Dayton Commission, North Wilkinson Street (from West Third to West First streets) will now be known also as Betsy B. Whitney Way. This… Continue Reading Recognizing 62 years of volunteerism

In service to Dayton

Saturday, July 1, 2017

As a new social work graduate, Mariah Rivera knew she wanted to be a part of transforming hundreds of lives. When she signed on for a year-long AmeriCorps VISTA stint as YWCA Dayton’s volunteer coordinator, she got what she wanted – by the thousands. Under Rivera’s detail-oriented eye, YW’s volunteer numbers increased dramatically, jumping 346%… Continue Reading In service to Dayton