WINGS 12th Annual Fashion Show Draws 570 Attendees to End Domestic Violence

  • Posted by Sarah Swiston
  • On March 18, 2019
  • Breakfast at Tiffany's, End Domestic Violence, Fashion Show, WINGS Fashion Show, WINGS Fundraiser
WINGS 12th Annual Fashion Show was a smashing success. On Sunday, March 3rd, 570 attendees and numerous sponsors raised over $300,000 towards the agency’s mission to provide housing, integrated services, education, and advocacy to end domestic violence.
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WINGS Recognizes International Women’s Day

  • Posted by Sarah Swiston
  • On March 8, 2019
  • Domestic Violence, International Women's Day, IWD2019
WINGS Recognizes International Women’s Day March 8th. Learn about this holiday of reflection of women's achievements and ways to celebrate.
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WINGS Earns Major Honor for Innovation in Helping Domestic Violence Survivors

  • Posted by Anna Bard
  • On November 11, 2017
  • Domestic Violence, International Women's Day, IWD2019
“The Safe House at WINGS Metro” Recognized with Chicago Innovation Award WINGS, a non-profit organization serving individuals and families impacted by domestic violence, has been recognized with a 2017 Chicago Innovation Award. WINGS was honored recently with a Neighborhood Award in the non-profit category for its latest innovation, The Safe House at WINGS Metro. The […]
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Advocates Work to Keep Domestic Violence Victims Safe on Social Media

  • Posted by Anna Bard
  • On August 2, 2017
  • Domestic Violence, International Women's Day, IWD2019
The ubiquity and popularity of social media have made it easier for people to keep track of one another. “Now everybody knows everybody’s family and friends,” says Barbara Helm, a safe adult advocate with domestic violence shelter and victim services provider Family Shelter Service. “Social media has become such a huge part of everybody’s life, […]
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WINGS Graduate Gives Joy to other victims of domestic violence

  • Posted by Anna Bard
  • On February 9, 2017
  • Domestic Violence, International Women's Day, IWD2019
People Magazine Online/February 2017 In 2005, Sarah McClarey woke up in a domestic violence shelter on Valentine’s Day and decided that she needed to feel some beauty and love. Determined to celebrate her freedom after being beaten and verbally abused for four years, the Chicago mom of two went out to a flower shop after […]
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WINGS fundraiser focuses on victims of domestic violence

  • Posted by Anna Bard
  • On December 29, 2016
  • Domestic Violence, International Women's Day, IWD2019
Chicago Tribune/December 2016 The 13th annual Sweet Home Chicago fundraiser was held Dec. 11 at the Four Seasons Hotel to benefit WINGS, an agency that provides safe houses and support for families affected by domestic violence. The family-friendly brunch raised over $1 million and attracted more than 400 supporters, including 202 children, who enjoyed an […]
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Denise Brown Continues To Raise Money For Domestic Violence Victims

  • Posted by Anna Bard
  • On October 21, 2016
  • Domestic Violence, International Women's Day, IWD2019
CBS2/October 2016 CHICAGO (CBS) – Denise Brown, sister of Nicole Brown Simpson, is in town this week to raise money for domestic violence victims. 22-years ago, the O.J. Simpson saga brought domestic violence to the national spotlight. Since then, Denise Brown, sister of Nicole Brown Simpson, has fought to end it, CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov […]
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Nicole Brown’s sister to discuss domestic violence, hope in suburbs

  • Posted by Anna Bard
  • On October 21, 2016
  • Domestic Violence, International Women's Day, IWD2019
Daily Herald/October 2016 Like the way Nicole Brown — who was once married to O.J. Simpson but was murdered in 1994 — always had french fries or another snack in the front seat of the car in case one of her kids got hungry. Or what a great mother she was. “She was just a […]
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Benefit committee gears up for ‘WINGS in Chicago’

  • Posted by Anna Bard
  • On June 27, 2016
  • Domestic Violence, International Women's Day, IWD2019
Daily Herald/August 2016 On Saturday, September 17, WINGS Program, Inc. will host its second annual benefit to support WINGS Metro, Chicago’s first new domestic violence shelter to open in more than 10 years. The benefit committee is gearing up as John and Rita Canning along with The Foglia Family Foundation will match dollar for dollar […]
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New Domestic Violence Shelter Opens This Weekend In Chicago

  • Posted by Anna Bard
  • On February 11, 2016
  • Domestic Violence, International Women's Day, IWD2019
CBS2/February 2016 (CBS) — This weekend, a new shelter for victims of domestic violence will open its doors on Chicago’s southwest side. It’s the first time in over a decade that a shelter of this kind has been built in the city. CBS 2’s Sandra Torres reports. Eight years ago, Versagnette Blackman Bosia would have […]
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