Thank you, Loopy’s Bar and Grill in Porterfield!

During Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Loopy’s Bar and Grill in Porterfiend hosted a Bon Jovi cover band fundraiser for our agency!  They auctioned off a guitar as well.  What a successful weekend!  Thank you for supporting our mission.

Equity Hall Volunteers Gary and Jerome along with Ted from Loopy’s Bar and Grill dropped off the check for the winning bid on the signed guitar.

Rainbow House Service Area Expands

Effective January 1st, 2024, Rainbow House will expand our service area under the Department of Children and Families grant program to include neighboring Florence County.  Survivors in Florence can access services by calling our main line at (715) 735-6656 or texting at ‭(906) 290-9081‬.  Our Advocates will begin staffing office hours in Florence County early next year.  We are grateful to the Department of Children and Families for their support of our growing agency.

Green Bay YMCA Domestic Violence Awareness Month Events

The YWCA is so grateful for our community-based organization partnerships! I apologize for the long message.

 

I am reaching out to you today to ask for your help in sharing this information with your team, families, and fellow community members regarding the upcoming Week Without Violence 2023-this information may be helpful to your clients and programs!

 

Week Without Violence is part of a global movement to end violence against women and girls. Please join us the Week of October 16th-21st…YWCA Greater Green Bay is committed to prevent gender-based violence in our community.  This year, we will educate our community and raise awareness that centers around tech-facilitated gender-based violence, such as the use of social media in online harassment and stalking.  Learn more about what we do every day and help us take action!

 

YWCA Greater Green Bay has a great lineup of events that you, your team, families, and community members may be interested in participating in:

Week Without Violence Schedule of Events, October 16th-21st

 

s Monday, October, 16th – Social Media Blast to raise awareness, use fillable signs (attached), take a selfie/group photo, post on your social media & tag YWCA Greater Green Bay & use #WWV23 (here are the links to our Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/ywcagreenbay/ & Instagram https://www.instagram.com/ywcagbwi/?hl=en)

 

s Tuesday, October, 17th – Impact & Advocacy Day, Capital Hill Call In Day and join us for a FREE Moving Ahead…Financial Workshop with Laura Sinclair BankFirst. Refreshments and raffle prizes- Register herehttps://greenbay.recliquecore.com/elementor-3878/

 

s Wednesday, October 18th – 6pm   FREE COMMUNITY SPEAKING EVENT!  Please join us to hear 3 compelling speakers on a variety of topics including: cyberbullying and prevention, mental health and resiliency.  Registration recommended, refreshments provided Register here https://greenbay.recliquecore.com/elementor-3878/

 

s Thursday, October 19th – 5:30pm   FREE Self Defense Class with the Green Bay Police Department. Registration recommended, limited seating available-refreshments provided.  Register here https://greenbay.recliquecore.com/elementor-3878/

 

s Saturday, October 21st – 9am-12:45pm   FREE #SelfCare Saturday-3 CLASSES– Yoga, Strength & Cycling classes: Jaime Lee-Crazy Heart Yoga, Caitlin Shebasta & Regan Dahnert & special shopping day at Madison Street Boutique! Registration recommended, Register here https://greenbay.recliquecore.com/elementor-3878/

 

We are encouraging as many people as possible to attend our free Speaking Event on Wednesday, October 18th and would love to see a packed Auditorium!

Support Group Activities

Victoria from MoonFaze in Menominee came to speak at one of our elderly support groups about crystals and their properties, as well as the benefits of smudging to cleanse your house of negative energy. MoonFaze is a locally owned and ethically sourced Metaphysical & Cultural Supply Store, that sells crystals, oddities, and more. For more information, check out their Facebook page here: www.facebook.com/MoonFazeLLC/

Thank you, Victoria!