Benefit committee gears up for ‘WINGS in Chicago’

  • Posted by Anna Bard
  • On June 27, 2016
Daily Herald/August 2016 On Saturday, September 17, WINGS Program, Inc. will host its second annual benefit to support WINGS Metro, Chicago’s first new domestic violence shelter to open in more than 10 years. The benefit committee is gearing up as John and Rita Canning along with The Foglia Family Foundation will match dollar for dollar […]
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New Domestic Violence Shelter Opens This Weekend In Chicago

  • Posted by Anna Bard
  • On February 11, 2016
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
  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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