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Sonoma County nonprofits look to Giving Tuesday for much needed financial boost amid pandemic

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

  ETHAN VARIAN, THE PRESS DEMOCRAT, November 30, 2020, 6:49PM Giving Tuesday — the annual post-Thanksgiving effort to encourage charitable donations worldwide — has taken on greater significance this year for many Sonoma County nonprofits. With contributions down considerably due to the economic fallout wrought by the coronavirus pandemic, local nonprofits are launching online campaigns… Continue Reading Sonoma County nonprofits look to Giving Tuesday for much needed financial boost amid pandemic

Unprecedented Times: DVAM 2020

Thursday, October 15, 2020

October 2020 – Domestic Violence Awareness Month Dear Friend, We are living in unprecedented times, and as a result now more than ever, YWCA’s domestic violence services are desperately needed. Right here in our local community, the measurable increase of calls to our 24/7 Crisis Hotline has arrived. Our confidential  Safe House shelter continues to welcome… Continue Reading Unprecedented Times: DVAM 2020

Therapy pivots during pandemic

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

PRESS DEMOCRAT OPINION EDITORIAL – APRIL 28, 2020 Getting help EDITOR: Staff Writer Nashelly Chavez’s article on domestic violence and the impact of COVID-19 brings an important community matter to light (“Abuse concerns mount during outbreak,” April 11.) Briefly mentioned was that during the shelter-in-place order, dedicated YWCA domestic violence advocates continue to maintain Sonoma… Continue Reading Therapy pivots during pandemic