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January Is Stalking Awareness Month

Friday, January 7, 2022

We’re honored to partner with our friends at Jana’s Campaign to raise awareness and offer support during National Stalking Awareness Month, and every day of the year. See below for ways you can join us this month, including some events hosted by Jana’s Campaign: Purple Chair Chat via Facebook Live on January 21st, and Coffee… Continue Reading January Is Stalking Awareness Month

Voices of Strength and Compassion: Serving Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence

Friday, December 3, 2021

content warning The following content includes information and testimonials related to domestic violence and sexual assault, which may be triggering for some readers. Please take care of yourself as you read and engage in this information. For immediate assistance, please contact our 24/7 helpline at 1-888-822-2983. Creating a Space for Healing For over 30 years,… Continue Reading Voices of Strength and Compassion: Serving Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence

Woman on a Mission: Paige Blevins

Friday, November 5, 2021

“Everyone deserves respect and dignity, and if I were in need I would want an organization like the YWCA readily available as a resource.” -Paige Blevins   Paige Blevins YWCA Board of Directors #ONAMISSION since March of 2021 How did you first get involved at the YWCA? I started volunteering on the That’s What She… Continue Reading Woman on a Mission: Paige Blevins

How do you take care of yourself?

Friday, August 27, 2021

At YWCA Northeast Kansas, we believe in the importance of self- care, especially in times of increased stress and challenges (hello, pandemic!). Like the great Audre Lorde once said, “Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare.”  While self-care cannot serve as the end-all, be-all to… Continue Reading How do you take care of yourself?

Joyful, Healthy, Confident.

Friday, December 14, 2018

A foster dad with children at West Indianola recently shared how Girls on the Run has impacted the lives of girls at a crucial age: ” We have foster children and we have now had 3 different girls who have gotten involved with Girls on the Run through West Indianola Grade School.  The program is… Continue Reading Joyful, Healthy, Confident.