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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106 Attendees Celebrate WINGS Housing Program Graduates

  • Posted by Sarah Swiston
  • On July 1, 2019
  • celebration of courage, chicago metropolitan area, Chicago suburbs, courage, Domestic Violence, dv survivors, End Domestic Violence, freedom, Housing Programs, independence, inspiration, non-profit agencies, northwest chicago, WINGS, WINGS Program
106 Attendees Celebrate WINGS Housing Program Graduates. Recently WINGS Housing Program’s 2019 graduates were recognized at the Celebration of Courage.
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WINGS Hospital Program Provides Critical Resources to Survivors

  • Posted by Sarah Swiston
  • On June 21, 2019
  • AMITA health, Chicago suburbs, Domestic Violence, domestic violence hospital program, DV agency, DV Hospital Program, non-profit, northwest chicago, Northwest Community Hospital, WINGS Hospital Program
Hospital emergency departments are often the first point of care for victims of domestic violence. Consequently WINGS Hospital Program provides critical resources to domestic violence survivors at local hospitals.
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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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WINGS Graduate Gives Joy to other victims of domestic violence

  • Posted by Anna Bard
  • On February 9, 2017
  • Budget Tips, Budgeting, Domestic Violence, empowerment, End Domestic Violence, Finances, Money Management, money management classes, money tips, non-profit, Volunteer
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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New Domestic Violence Shelter Opens This Weekend In Chicago

  • Posted by Anna Bard
  • On February 11, 2016
  • Budget Tips, Budgeting, Domestic Violence, empowerment, End Domestic Violence, Finances, Money Management, money management classes, money tips, non-profit, Volunteer
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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VP Joe Biden Attends Domestic Violence Shelter Groundbreaking in Chicago

  • Posted by Anna Bard
  • On November 25, 2013
  • Budget Tips, Budgeting, Domestic Violence, empowerment, End Domestic Violence, Finances, Money Management, money management classes, money tips, non-profit, Volunteer
  Vice President Joe Biden visited Chicago Monday in part to attend a groundbreaking of a new domestic violence shelter. Biden joined Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Sen. Dick Durbin at the ceremony in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood to mark the first shelter of its type built in the city in more than a decade. “There […]
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