A WINGS Graduate Honored

October 14, 2019
Jessica* came to WINGS Safe House with her daughter. Through WINGS domestic violence education groups, case management, and counseling with Life Span, she displayed an amazing strength and made a huge list of goals she wanted to accomplish.  She tackled each goal one by one. She established her credit, bought a car, got a job, […]

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October 1, 2019
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 […]

Help us kick off WINGS 35th Anniversary at WINGS Purple Tie Ball!

September 23, 2019
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 […]

ALAS – Advocating for LatinX Achieving Self-Sufficiency

September 16, 2019
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, […]

Donations Are More Than They Appear To Be

September 3, 2019
Things we take for granted everyday become so much more when you have lost everything.  They can hinder you or make you soar.  What would you do if the ‘right’ decision meant losing everything?  Who would you turn to? “I didn’t know how I was going to leave when I had nothing for me and […]

WINGS 93-year-old Volunteer Wins Volunteer of the Year

July 24, 2019
This year, 93-year-old Helen Jerusis was named the Village of Schaumburg’s Adult Volunteer of the Year. Not only is Helen an enthusiastic and reliable volunteer, but she recruits others to join her efforts at WINGS Schaumburg Resale Store and at the agency’s Logistics Center.
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