Empower Survivors this International Women’s Day

  • Posted by Sarah Swiston
  • On March 3, 2020
  • Butterfly Club, chicago metropolitan area, children services, children survivors dv, Domestic Violence, End Domestic Violence, International Women's Day, northwest chicago, Philanthropy, WINGS, WINGS Program
This International Women's Day, we celebrate women worldwide for their tenacity and collaboration in bettering themselves, their families and the world.  Lena* is one of those women and without WINGS and its partners, she would be in a very different place than she is today.
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New Decade of New Resolutions: Prioritize Charitable Giving

  • Posted by Anna Bard
  • On January 7, 2020
  • charitable giving, chicago nonprofit, domestic violence organization, domestic violence service provider illinois, donate chicago, giving back, new decade resolution, new year resolutions, volunteer chicago
You have started a new year with a list of new beginnings. Your list consists of eating healthier, exercising, traveling, spending more time with family, and more! These are all great resolutions which can improve the quality of your life. This new decade consider improving the quality of someone else’s life by pledging to give […]
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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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WINGS Donors Make an Impact

  • Posted by Anna Bard
  • On December 2, 2019
  • AmazonSmile, Domestic Violence, Donate, Give, Giving Tuesday, WINGS
WINGS Donors Make an Impact - In Fiscal Year 2019, WINGS provided over 80,000 nights of safe, peaceful shelter to men, women, and children. Learn more.
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Giving Thanks for 35 Years

  • Posted by Sarah Swiston
  • On November 28, 2019
  • 35th Anniversay, Chicago, chicago metropolitan area, Chicago suburbs, Domestic Violence, domestic violence agency, DV agency, Housing Programs, non-profit, northwest chicago, WINGS
Giving Thanks for 35 Years - WINGS CEO Rebecca Darr shares special message. "We are proud of so many accomplishments and so grateful for all of the support"
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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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November Kicks Off the Season of Giving!

  • Posted by Anna Bard
  • On November 4, 2019
  • domestic violence agency, donate illinois, Holiday donations, Season of giving, WINGS
As we head into the end of the year, the charitable spirit seems to sweep in and call each of us to acts of kindness during the holiday season.  WINGS is grateful for the support of those who choose our organization as a recipient of their acts of kindness.  Keep reading for five ways you […]
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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

  • Posted by Anna Bard
  • On October 1, 2019
  • Domestic Violence, October, October Domestic Violence Awareness, WINGS
Domestic Violence Awareness Month was established in 1981 by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence to bring together advocates across the country that are on the front lines of battling the very serious issue of domestic violence.  It is defined as “the willful intimidation, physical assault, battery, sexual assault, and/or other abusive behavior as part […]
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Help us kick off WINGS 35th Anniversary at WINGS Purple Tie Ball!

  • Posted by Anna Bard
  • On September 23, 2019
  • 35 Years, 35th Anniversary, End Domestic Violence, Philanthropy, Purple Tie Ball, WINGS, WINGS Fundraiser, WINGS Program
This year’s Purple Tie Ball will take place on Saturday, October 5, 2019, at the Westin Hotel in Itasca. The event is traditionally held during Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and this year is very special as the event will kick off a yearlong celebration of WINGS 35th anniversary.  Under the leadership of our co-chairs, Melissa […]
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ALAS – Advocating for LatinX Achieving Self-Sufficiency

  • Posted by Anna Bard
  • On September 16, 2019
  • advocacy, advocating, bicultural, bilingual, Domestic Violence, latina, latinx, latinx support, mentor, Volunteer
ALAS, a program of WINGS, serves men and women in the community who are experiencing domestic violence.  The goal of the program is to identify and support LatinX clients in their life decisions by encouraging them to build upon their strengths, resources, and support networks. ALAS provides support using the clients’ native language for communication, […]
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