Empower Survivors this International Women’s Day

  • Posted by Sarah Swiston
  • On March 3, 2020
  • Butterfly Club, chicago metropolitan area, children services, children survivors dv, Domestic Violence, End Domestic Violence, International Women's Day, northwest chicago, Philanthropy, WINGS, WINGS Program
This International Women's Day, we celebrate women worldwide for their tenacity and collaboration in bettering themselves, their families and the world.  Lena* is one of those women and without WINGS and its partners, she would be in a very different place than she is today.
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Teen Advocate Turns Handicrafts Into Donations

  • Posted by Sarah Swiston
  • On February 18, 2020
  • chicago metropolitan area, Chicago suburbs, Domestic Violence, domestic violence agency, DV agency, dv survivors, End Domestic Violence, northwest chicago, Philanthropy, youth making a difference
Teen Advocate Turns Handicrafts Into Donations - In today’s blog as part of our Stories of Impact series, we honor Maci who advocates for WINGS domestic violence services & sells amazing handicrafts to raise funds.
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Red Flags: Recognizing the Signs of Domestic Violence

  • Posted by Sarah Swiston
  • On February 14, 2020
  • Chicago, chicago metropolitan area, Chicago suburbs, Domestic Violence, domestic violence agency, DV agency, dv survivors, End Domestic Violence, non-profit, northwest chicago, red flags, WINGS Program
Red Flags: Recognizing the Signs of Domestic Violence - Not always black eyes & bruises, domestic violence can look different depending on the relationship. Learn more.
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Stories of Impact Series: WINGS Transforming Lives of Domestic Violence Victims

  • Posted by Anna Bard
  • On February 4, 2020
  • Chicago, children services, Domestic Violence, domestic violence agency, domestic violence organization, DV agency, Housing Programs, non-profit, WINGS
As we continue to celebrate our 35th anniversary, we share with you Fatima’s* success story as part of our Stories of Impact Series. WINGS transforms the lives of many domestic violence victims by providing a continuum of services and helping them achieve lives free of violence. Fatima*, a 23 year-old mother of a three year-old […]
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20 Years of Volunteering with WINGS: Volunteer Spotlight

  • Posted by Anna Bard
  • On January 30, 2020
  • volunteer chicago nonprofit, volunteer domestic violence agency, volunteer domestic violence shelter, volunteer opportunities, volunteering near me, volunteering with WINGS
As WINGS continues to celebrate its 35th anniversary we are excited to also celebrate those who help us in our mission. We are grateful to have such amazing volunteers who play an important role in supporting our various programs and helping us achieve our mission. In this blog, we’d like to highlight Craig Powers who […]
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A QUINCEAÑERA TO REMEMBER

  • Posted by Anna Bard
  • On January 16, 2020
  • Chicago suburbs, domestic violence agency, domestic violence organization, DV agency, End Domestic Violence, Housing Programs, WINGS, WINGS Program
“When families serve families, we will continue to create a healthy environment for our guests to heal” A Quinceañera is a Hispanic tradition of the celebration of girl’s fifteenth birthday marking her passage into womanhood. This marks an important milestone in a girl’s life. We had a client whose daughter was turning fifteen who felt […]
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New Decade of New Resolutions: Prioritize Charitable Giving

  • Posted by Anna Bard
  • On January 7, 2020
  • charitable giving, chicago nonprofit, domestic violence organization, domestic violence service provider illinois, donate chicago, giving back, new decade resolution, new year resolutions, volunteer chicago
You have started a new year with a list of new beginnings. Your list consists of eating healthier, exercising, traveling, spending more time with family, and more! These are all great resolutions which can improve the quality of your life. This new decade consider improving the quality of someone else’s life by pledging to give […]
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WINGS RECOGNIZED AS A 4-STAR CHARITY

  • Posted by Sarah Swiston
  • On December 23, 2019
  • 4 Stars, Charity Navigator, Chicago suburbs, children services, Domestic Violence, domestic violence agency, DV agency, High Performing, Housing Programs, non-profit, non-profit agencies, northwest chicago, Philanthropy, Rating, Transparent, WINGS, WINGS Program
WINGS RECOGNIZED AS A 4-STAR CHARITY. Charity Navigator, America's premier charity evaluator, has given WINGS the highest rating for a 4th consecutive year.
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WINGS Donors Make an Impact

  • Posted by Anna Bard
  • On December 2, 2019
  • AmazonSmile, Domestic Violence, Donate, Give, Giving Tuesday, WINGS
WINGS Donors Make an Impact - In Fiscal Year 2019, WINGS provided over 80,000 nights of safe, peaceful shelter to men, women, and children. Learn more.
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Giving Thanks for 35 Years

  • Posted by Sarah Swiston
  • On November 28, 2019
  • 35th Anniversay, Chicago, chicago metropolitan area, Chicago suburbs, Domestic Violence, domestic violence agency, DV agency, Housing Programs, non-profit, northwest chicago, WINGS
Giving Thanks for 35 Years - WINGS CEO Rebecca Darr shares special message. "We are proud of so many accomplishments and so grateful for all of the support"
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