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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

Adapt and thrive

Monday, May 4, 2020

Science, technology, engineering, and math skills can bridge gaps in education and employment – and now, they’re keeping children connected to both their friends and their futures. Thanks to a partnership with STEM Kids NYC, YWCA Dayton is able to offer coding classes free of charge and 100 percent online to children in our domestic… Continue Reading Adapt and thrive

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

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