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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Four Mother’s Day Gift Ideas that Empower Domestic Violence Survivors

  • Posted by Sarah Swiston
  • On May 1, 2019
  • Domestic Violence, End Domestic Violence, Mother's Day, Mother's Day Gifts, Mother's Day Ideas, non-profit, Shelters, WINGS
Four Mother’s Day Gift Ideas that Empower Domestic Violence Survivors Are you looking for a special way to honor your mother or an important woman in your life? Mother’s Day is just around the corner – Sunday, May 12th. Consider these four Mother’s Day gift ideas that will make her smile, while empowering domestic violence […]
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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 domestic violence. View the full segment here. WGN’s Erin Ivory spoke to Colleen De la Rosa, WINGS Resale Store Manager Niles. “Definitely it’s a buzz. […]
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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 have an impact and help break the cycle of domestic violence on a regular basis?  If so, consider joining our new monthly donor program.   […]
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WINGS Recognizes National Volunteer Month – April 2019

  • Posted by Sarah Swiston
  • On April 2, 2019
  • Domestic Violence, End Domestic Violence, National Volunteer Month, National Volunteer Week, non-profit, Volunteer, Volunteer Month
WINGS Recognizes National Volunteer Month – April 2019 Volunteers are essential to WINGS. Last year WINGS volunteers donated 63,135 hours – the equivalent of 30 full-time employees. To celebrate these dedicated individuals, this April WINGS is recognizing National Volunteer Month. Last year the WINGS utilized 3,378 volunteers who served in a variety of ways:   […]
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WINGS 12th Annual Fashion Show Draws 570 Attendees to End Domestic Violence

  • Posted by Sarah Swiston
  • On March 18, 2019
  • Breakfast at Tiffany's, End Domestic Violence, Fashion Show, WINGS Fashion Show, WINGS Fundraiser
WINGS 12th Annual Fashion Show was a smashing success. On Sunday, March 3rd, 570 attendees and numerous sponsors raised over $300,000 towards the agency’s mission to provide housing, integrated services, education, and advocacy to end domestic violence.
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WINGS Recognizes International Women’s Day

  • Posted by Sarah Swiston
  • On March 8, 2019
  • Domestic Violence, International Women's Day, IWD2019
WINGS Recognizes International Women’s Day March 8th. Learn about this holiday of reflection of women's achievements and ways to celebrate.
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WINGS Earns Major Honor for Innovation in Helping Domestic Violence Survivors

  • Posted by Anna Bard
  • On November 11, 2017
  • Domestic Violence, International Women's Day, IWD2019
“The Safe House at WINGS Metro” Recognized with Chicago Innovation Award WINGS, a non-profit organization serving individuals and families impacted by domestic violence, has been recognized with a 2017 Chicago Innovation Award. WINGS was honored recently with a Neighborhood Award in the non-profit category for its latest innovation, The Safe House at WINGS Metro. The […]
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Advocates Work to Keep Domestic Violence Victims Safe on Social Media

  • Posted by Anna Bard
  • On August 2, 2017
  • Domestic Violence, International Women's Day, IWD2019
The ubiquity and popularity of social media have made it easier for people to keep track of one another. “Now everybody knows everybody’s family and friends,” says Barbara Helm, a safe adult advocate with domestic violence shelter and victim services provider Family Shelter Service. “Social media has become such a huge part of everybody’s life, […]
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WINGS Graduate Gives Joy to other victims of domestic violence

  • Posted by Anna Bard
  • On February 9, 2017
  • Domestic Violence, International Women's Day, IWD2019
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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