Stop by and support the Elkhart County Safe Haven Shelter while you view all of the incredible artwork!
October 10th – Chalk it Out, in front of Chicory Cafe, Downtown South Bend
October 15th – Police officer Recognition Ceremony
Each year the YWCA holds an official recognition ceremony, recognizing the officers in our community who have exceeded expectations with the Danger Assessment Law Enforcement tool. This will take place at 10:00 am at the County-City Building. The DALE has been used in St. Joseph County for several years now. This tool helps the officers and our staff gather information on lethality risks on Domestic Violence calls.
6th annual music and variety show benefiting the YWCA. Curtis Lord & Friends, local musicians, and storytellers will come to downtown South Bend for the sixth time on Saturday, October 19, 2019, at South Bend’s premier entertainment venue, Vegetable Buddies.
YWCA staff and community members come together for a movie screening of Power & Control: Domestic Violence in America. This film revolves around a mother and her three children fleeing to a Domestic Violence shelter and their journey to find a safe, violent free home. Light refreshments will be provided. If you would like to attend this free screening please call 574-233-9491 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
October 1 – October 31 – Purple Hair Challenge
Staff and supporters will go Purple with the Purple Hair Challenge. We are collecting donations and once their goal is met their hair goes purple. What a fun way to spread awareness and raise funds!
October 1 – October 31 – Clothesline Project, County-City Building Lobby, South Bend
View t-shirts decorated by local survivors of domestic violence with messages of hope, courage, and strength.