YWCA MV Thanks MTPT for $30,000 Award to Support Domestic Violence Shelter Programs

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YWCA MV Thanks MTPT for $30,000 Award to Support Domestic Violence Shelter Programs

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

YWCA Mohawk Valley Receives Award from M&T Bank/Partners Trust Bank Charitable Fund (MTPT) UTICA, N.Y. (Sept. 27, 2022) – YWCA Mohawk Valley (YWCA MV) was awarded $30,000 by M&T Bank/Partners Trust Bank Charitable Fund (MTPT) to support the agency’s two domestic violence shelters. After granting a similar award in 2021, MTPT raised their gift amount… Continue Reading YWCA MV Thanks MTPT for $30,000 Award to Support Domestic Violence Shelter Programs

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Virtual Kick-Off for National Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2021

Thursday, September 30, 2021

UTICA, N.Y. (Sept. 30, 2021) – YWCA Mohawk Valley (YWCA MV) was joined by partners and elected officials this morning for a virtual press conference to mark the beginning of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, observed nationally every October. YWCA MV CEO Dianne Stancato discussed the significance of DVAM, the continued impact of COVID-19 on crisis… Continue Reading Virtual Kick-Off for National Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2021

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AMEND Together Launch Forum

Thursday, November 5, 2020

YWCA Mohawk Valley Hosts Virtual Forum to Kick Off New Education Program YWCA Mohawk Valley (YWCA MV) held a virtual forum October 29 to launch AMEND Together. AMEND Together is a primary prevention initiative dedicated to ending violence against women and girls by engaging men and boys to be a part of the solution. Developed… Continue Reading AMEND Together Launch Forum

Guest Blog: How to Be an Ally to a Person Going Through Relationship Violence

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

How to Be an Ally to a Person Going Through Relationship Violence By Meaghan Curley, Guest Blogger for YWCA Mohawk Valley   Odds are, you or someone you know is or has been in an abusive relationship. Domestic violence, or intimate partner violence (IPV), is a devastating reality for people across the globe, at the… Continue Reading Guest Blog: How to Be an Ally to a Person Going Through Relationship Violence

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YWCA MV Responds to Weekend Homicide

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

According to YWCA Mohawk Valley (YWCA MV), local providers of domestic and sexual violence services, Sunday’s murder of 17-year-old Bianca Devins provides a glaring picture of the magnitude and devastating toll that intimate partner and gender-based violence can take. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, 76% of women who are murdered by an… Continue Reading YWCA MV Responds to Weekend Homicide