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

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

  By 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… Continue Reading Sonoma County nonprofits look to Giving Tuesday for much needed financial boost amid pandemic

Sonoma County Community Foundation recognizes DVAM

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

YWCA Sonoma County: Domestic Violence Awareness Month BY DANI BURLISON for Community Foundation Sonoma County, OCTOBER 27, 2020 — For more than four decades YWCA Sonoma County has been a safe haven for domestic violence survivors. The organization helps individuals and families through their hotline, housing, therapy services, a preschool, advocacy, and more. Founded in London in… Continue Reading Sonoma County Community Foundation recognizes DVAM

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, BY MADELEINE KEEGAN O’CONNELL, CEO, YWCA SONOMA COUNTY CEO, Sunday, April 11, 2021 — 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… Continue Reading Therapy pivots during pandemic