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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Mikes Bike Shop Donates Bicycles to WINGS Survivors

  • Posted by Sarah Swiston
  • On August 13, 2019
  • bicycles, bikes, Chicago, chicago metropolitan area, Chicago suburbs, children services, children survivors dv, Domestic Violence, donations, DV agency, dv survivors, End Domestic Violence, family services, non-profit, non-profit agencies, northwest chicago, Palatine, Philanthropy, transportation, WINGS, WINGS Program
For many years, Wayne at Mikes Bike Shop located in Palatine, has been donating bicycles to WINGS clients. The bicycles have provided access to transportation for domestic violence survivors who often come to WINGS with only the clothes on their backs.
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Empowered WINGS Graduate Becomes Alderman of Prospect Heights

  • Posted by Sarah Swiston
  • On August 8, 2019
  • chicago metropolitan area, Chicago suburbs, Domestic Violence, DV agency, End Domestic Violence, family services, Housing Programs, independence, inspiration, non-profit, non-profit agencies, northwest chicago, Philanthropy, Prospect Heights, WINGS, WINGS Graduate
Empowered WINGS Graduate Becomes Alderman of Prospect Heights. Michelle, a WINGS graduate of 25 years ago, recently was voted Alderman of Prospect Heights.
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WINGS 93-year-old Volunteer Wins Volunteer of the Year

  • Posted by Sarah Swiston
  • On July 24, 2019
  • Chicago suburbs, Domestic Violence, DV agency, inspiration, National Volunteer Month, non-profit, northwest chicago, Resale, Resale Stores, Schaumburg, Thrift, Volunteer, Volunteer of the Year, WINGS, WINGS Program
This year, 93-year-old Helen Jerusis was named the Village of Schaumburg’s Adult Volunteer of the Year. Not only is Helen an enthusiastic and reliable volunteer, but she recruits others to join her efforts at WINGS Schaumburg Resale Store and at the agency’s Logistics Center.
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WINGS Volunteer Provides Empowering Money Management Classes

  • Posted by Sarah Swiston
  • On May 8, 2019
  • Budget Tips, Budgeting, Domestic Violence, empowerment, End Domestic Violence, Finances, Money Management, money management classes, money tips, non-profit, Volunteer
WINGS Volunteer Provides Empowering Money Management Classes. Tracey, a bank VP & domestic violence survivor, provides financial education and inspiration to WINGS housing participants.
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WGN Visits WINGS Resale Shops as “Tidying Up” Sparks Donations

  • Posted by Sarah Swiston
  • On April 19, 2019
  • chicago metropolitan area, Chicago suburbs, clothing donations, Domestic Violence, donations, Marie Kondo, non-profit, northwest chicago, Resale, Resale Stores, Thrift, Tidying up, WINGS
Recently WGN visited WINGS Resale Shop to learn how Marie Kondo’s tidying up craze has positively impacted WINGS Resale store donations, ultimately providing more resources for families and individuals fleeing domestic violence. View the full segment here. WGN’s Erin Ivory spoke to Colleen De la Rosa, WINGS Resale Store Manager Niles. “Definitely it’s a buzz. […]
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WINGS Announces New Butterfly Club

  • Posted by Sarah Swiston
  • On April 9, 2019
  • Butterfly Club, End Domestic Violence, Monthly Giving, Philanthropy, WINGS
Just as a caterpillar transforms into a butterfly, YOU can help a client transform from a life of violence to one of freedom! Are you looking for a way to have an impact and help break the cycle of domestic violence on a regular basis?  If so, consider joining our new monthly donor program.   […]
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WINGS Recognizes National Volunteer Month – April 2019

  • Posted by Sarah Swiston
  • On April 2, 2019
  • Domestic Violence, End Domestic Violence, National Volunteer Month, National Volunteer Week, non-profit, Volunteer, Volunteer Month
WINGS Recognizes National Volunteer Month – April 2019 Volunteers are essential to WINGS. Last year WINGS volunteers donated 63,135 hours – the equivalent of 30 full-time employees. To celebrate these dedicated individuals, this April WINGS is recognizing National Volunteer Month. Last year the WINGS utilized 3,378 volunteers who served in a variety of ways:   […]
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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 Earns Major Honor for Innovation in Helping Domestic Violence Survivors

  • Posted by Anna Bard
  • On November 11, 2017
  • Breakfast at Tiffany's, End Domestic Violence, Fashion Show, WINGS Fashion Show, WINGS Fundraiser
“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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