WINGS Program, Inc. Provides One Million Nights of Safe Housing

  • Posted by Sarah Swiston
  • On September 9, 2021
  • Chicago, chicago metropolitan area, Chicago suburbs, children survivors dv, Domestic Violence, domestic violence agency, domestic violence organization, DV agency, End Domestic Violence, Milestone, million nights, non-profit, northwest chicago, WINGS, WINGS Program
WINGS Program, Inc. Provides One Million Nights of Safe Housing and Shelter. “To me, one million nights of housing represents the journeys of thousands of resilient individuals who persevered," Rebecca Darr shares.
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Four Examples of Domestic Violence Survivors Triumphing Over Financial Abuse

  • Posted by Sarah Swiston
  • On June 11, 2021
  • abuse, career assistance, Chicago, chicago metropolitan area, Domestic Violence, domestic violence agency, emotional abuse, employment, Financial Abuse, job, Money Management, success stories, WINGS
Four Examples of Domestic Violence Survivors Triumphing Over Financial Abuse. Nearly all domestic violence cases involve financial abuse. However, WINGS has seen many stories of triumph and empowerment, which has been fueled by our community of supporters.
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WINGS Hospital Program – “Goes Above and Beyond” for Family

  • Posted by Sarah Swiston
  • On January 26, 2021
  • Chicago, chicago metropolitan area, Chicago suburbs, Domestic Violence, domestic violence organization, DV agency, DV Hospital Program, End Domestic Violence, WINGS, WINGS Program
WINGS Hospital Program – “Goes Above and Beyond” for Family. Read on to hear one survivor’s journey through WINGS Hospital Program, in her own words.
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A Chance Meeting Began 12 Years of Mentoring

  • Posted by Sarah Swiston
  • On August 11, 2020
  • Chicago, Chicago suburbs, DV agency, mentor, northwest chicago, Project Lifeline, Volunteer, volunteer domestic violence agency, WINGS Program
At a luncheon, Judy Peterson sat next to someone from WINGS. She asked about WINGS and learned all about Project Lifeline. Little did she know the impact of a chance meeting that would begin 12 years of mentoring.
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Overcoming a Mountain of Doubt – Survivor Samantha’s Story

  • Posted by Sarah Swiston
  • On July 2, 2020
  • Chicago suburbs, children survivors dv, Domestic Violence, domestic violence agency, domestic violence organization, DV agency, End Domestic Violence, non-profit
Overcoming a Mountain of Doubt - Survivor Samantha's Story. Samantha, a domestic violence survivor, reflects on her journey to independence. She shares in her own words how WINGS supported her family to thrive without their abuser.
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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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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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WINGS Client Shares Heartfelt Thank You for Quilt

  • Posted by Anna Bard
  • On November 18, 2019
  • Domestic Violence, domestic violence agency, domestic violence illinois, WINGS, WINGS Blog, WINGS Client, WINGS Stories
First served through the WINGS Hospital Program, a client shares her heartfelt thank you note for a quilt. Not only was the gift impactful, it also symbolized the impact of WINGS on her life and the lives of her two children. “Since I can remember my grandfather was the one person in this world I […]
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A WINGS Graduate Honored

  • Posted by Anna Bard
  • On October 14, 2019
  • Domestic Violence, Purple Tie Ball, Stop domestic violence, WINGS
Jessica* came to WINGS Safe House with her daughter. Through WINGS domestic violence education groups, case management, and counseling with Life Span, she displayed an amazing strength and made a huge list of goals she wanted to accomplish.  She tackled each goal one by one. She established her credit, bought a car, got a job, […]
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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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