June 15, 2020 – YWCA Mohawk Valley (YWCA MV) thanks the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) and ProCure Hope for donating surgical masks during the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Our thanks go to both NNEDV and ProCure Hope for helping us to safely carry on all of our life-saving services during this time,” says YWCA MV CEO Dianne Stancato.
The masks were donated for both clients and staff of YWCA MV to promote safety for all agency programs. Clients in shelter and transitional housing, as well as advocates and residential frontline staff, have access to masks to keep them protected and healthy.
YWCA MV provides free and confidential domestic and sexual violence crisis services 24-hours, including emergency shelter, transitional and rapid rehousing, education, violence prevention programming, and more.
NNEDV is a national agency “dedicated to creating a social, political, and economic environment in which violence against women no longer exists.” ProCure Hope is a non-profit dedicated to taking immediate action to provide critical PPE to frontline healthcare workers and essential service organizations.
For domestic and sexual violence crisis services in Oneida County, call or text 315.797.7740. For child and adult sexual violence crisis services in Herkimer County, call 315.866.4120. To chat with an advocate privately and securely, visit ywcamv.org/chat. For more information, visit ywcamv.org or call 315.732.2159.