WINGS Receives 2020 Platinum Seal of Transparency from GuideStar

  • Posted by Sarah Swiston
  • On November 6, 2020
  • BBB, Charity Navigator, chicago metropolitan area, Chicago suburbs, Domestic Violence, domestic violence organization, DV agency, Guidestar, non-profit, WINGS, WINGS Program
For the second year in a row, WINGS recently earned the 2020 Platinum Seal of Transparency. This is the highest level of recognition offered by GuideStar, a service of Candid. Learn more about this honor, other recognitions WINGS has received and, if you are planning to donate, information about making 2020 charitable deductions.
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Life in the Time of Quarantine

  • Posted by Katie Zwiener
  • On May 13, 2020
  • Chicago, Chicago suburbs, children services, children survivors dv, Coronavirus, COVID-19, domestic violence agency, DV agency, Pandemic
Life in the Time of Quarantine - WINGS Children's Advocate Ashley interviewed. Read an excerpt from Michelle Lozano's blog "Life in the Time of Quarantine".  
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A COVID-19 update and our Anniversary

  • Posted by Katie Zwiener
  • On April 24, 2020
  • Chicago, Chicago suburbs, children services, children survivors dv, Coronavirus, COVID-19, domestic violence agency, DV agency, Pandemic
COVID-19 Update Over the past several weeks, I have shared with you the hardships WINGS has been experiencing due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It has altered all of our lives […]
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WINGS New Data System Saves Time and Improves Services to Survivors

  • Posted by Katie Zwiener
  • On April 20, 2020
  • Chicago, Chicago suburbs, children services, children survivors dv, Coronavirus, COVID-19, domestic violence agency, DV agency, Pandemic
Through generous grant funding, WINGS has implemented a new cloud-based client data system. This enhancement has numerous benefits including saving staff time, producing accurate data and ultimately improving services to […]
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A Springtime Message from our CEO

  • Posted by Katie Zwiener
  • On April 12, 2020
  • CEO, Chicago, chicago metropolitan area, Chicago suburbs, children services, children survivors dv, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Domestic Violence, DV agency, Easter, non-profit, non-profit agencies, Springtime, WINGS, WINGS Program
This picture represents something WINGS does every year with the help of faith communities and other generous donors…Easter/Spring Baskets for the children in our programs.  This year, we have 213 […]
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WINGS Responds to Media about Impacts of COVID-19

  • Posted by Sarah Swiston
  • On March 23, 2020
  • Chicago, chicago metropolitan area, Chicago suburbs, children survivors dv, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Domestic Violence, domestic violence agency, domestic violence organization, DV agency, non-profit, northwest chicago, Pandemic, Rebecca Darr
  While social distancing is best practice, home is not a safe place for victims of domestic violence. With tensions running high, abusers have increased access to victims as survivors […]
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An update from our CEO in response to COVID-19

  • Posted by Katie Zwiener
  • On March 18, 2020
  • Chicago, chicago metropolitan area, Chicago suburbs, children services, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Domestic Violence, domestic violence agency, domestic violence organization, donations, non-profit, non-profit agencies, northwest chicago, Pandemic, WINGS, WINGS Program
Dear Friends of WINGS,   The past week has been one of unprecedented events in the history of our country and state. As the COVID-19 virus continues to spread, terms […]
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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 […]
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