Basket of Kindness – 99-Year-Old Donor Knits Hats for WINGS Children

  • Posted by Sarah Swiston
  • On January 3, 2020
  • Chicago, Chicago suburbs, children services, children survivors dv, clothing donations, Domestic Violence, domestic violence agency, donations, End Domestic Violence, hats, in-kind donations, knit, non-profit, northwest chicago, WINGS
Basket of Kindness - 99-Year-Old Donor Knits Hats for WINGS Children. Basket of Kindness-99-Year-Old Donor Knits Hats for WINGS Children. Ms. Spanier’s kind gesture warmed the hearts of many. Chicago Tribune features the story.
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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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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 […]
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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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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 […]
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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 […]
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