News & Press about the WINGS program

Life in the Time of Quarantine

May 13, 2020
The following is an excerpt from an interview with WINGS Children’s Advocate Ashley from Michelle Lozano’s blog series “Life in the Time of Quarantine”   Q. What do you do professionally, Ashley? I am a Children’s Advocate/Counselor and Adult Counselor for the WINGS Program Inc. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Work Candidate and ICDVP (Illinois […]

A COVID-19 update and our Anniversary

April 24, 2020
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 and we have had to adapt to the “new normal.” Despite the new challenges, we continue forward in our important work with amazing staff who […]

WINGS New Data System Saves Time and Improves Services to Survivors

April 20, 2020
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 survivors of domestic violence. Data is essential for any organization. Often people will ask questions like: “How many people have you helped?”… “What are the […]

A Springtime Message from our CEO

April 12, 2020
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 baskets that have been assembled by generous donors.  Due to the shelter in place order, we will need to delay the delivery of these baskets, […]

3 Things to Smile About This Week

April 9, 2020
This week, cases of COVID-19 are escalating and the challenges the world is facing can feel overwhelming. As an organization, we are working as hard as we can to keep up, and we’re sure you are too. We’d like to invite you to pour yourself a cup of tea, sit back, and take a break […]

4 Ways that COVID-19 is affecting WINGS (and 2 things you can do to help)

March 27, 2020
  The pandemic is causing immense challenges to Chicagoland-based domestic violence organizations like WINGS. What are they, and why do we need you?   As the impact of the COVID-19 virus expands, WINGS continues to serve our clients by providing resources and housing to people suffering from domestic violence. Although it is hard to predict […]

WINGS Responds to Media about Impacts of Covid-19

March 23, 2020
  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 can no longer go to work or visit friends. Although it is hard to predict the lasting impact of this epidemic, it is clear that […]

An update from our CEO in response to COVID-19

March 18, 2020
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 like social distancing and remote working are being heard more and more as a directive from our leaders.   At WINGS, we are taking these […]
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