April 15, 2021

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Brighten the holidays for households touched by domestic violence with WING’s Sweet Dwelling Chicago gingerbread home package

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Like so many nonprofits this yr, WINGS’ Sweet Residence Chicago 17th yearly fundraiser is heading household for the holiday seasons rather of its standard locale at The 4 Seasons Chicago.

For the first time this calendar year, households anyplace in the state who donate $100 to WINGS, Illinois’ largest agency serving families touched by domestic violence, can receive a single of its preferred “Sweet Property Chicago” gingerbread dwelling kits with all the trimmings to adorn it.

        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        

 

Kits consist of almost everything households want to build and embellish their individual one-of-a-type gingerbread residence. This offer you is impressed that past 16 years of pleasure little ones knowledge at Sweet Home Chicago when they enhance and acquire house their particular gingerbread home.

Buy at wingsprogram.com/shc-gingerbread-donation/ no afterwards than Monday, Dec. 14, and BBC Hollydays Homes will ship by means of UPS a person or more gingerbread household kits to you or people on your reward checklist. The $100 donation consists of the value of shipping and delivery.

All young children and people, who build the gingerbread house of their desires, are encouraged to take part in a new contest by posting on Fb a image of their generation and tagging it with #sweethomefamilies. All entries have to be submitted no afterwards than Monday, Dec. 28. The winner of a $100 Amazon present card will be declared on Monday, Jan. 4.

On Sunday, Dec. 13, faithful donors, who have elevated $9.6 million considering the fact that 2004 to help WINGS’ mission and programs, will gather securely in their homes not only to beautify well-liked gingerbread houses but also to get pleasure from digital visits with Santa and K9 Convenience Puppies and to dance to the tunes of Ralph’s Entire world even though having fun with a Sunday brunch delivered to their door. This year’s Sweet Dwelling Chicago profit is predicted to enhance the lifetime full raised by this fundraiser to far more than $10 million.

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WINGS will help make house safe and sound for all people

As the isolation required to overcome COVID-19 carries on, more victims of domestic violence are achieving out. Because March in Illinois, for occasion, telephone calls have elevated by 20 per cent and textual content messages ballooned by 3,000 per cent as victims rely on a “silent” form of interaction.

Thankfully, WINGS has the sources to react by giving safe and sound housing and myriad expert services for victims and their youngsters. During the last 12 months, WINGS has empowered 520 adults to crack from the bonds of domestic violence though also assisting 646 little ones. The not-for-profit trained 504 wellbeing treatment pros how to discover DV victims and refer them for correct guidance. WINGS also presented 71,839 nights of secure shelter, 2,835 several hours of counseling services for grownups and 7,631 hours of companies for children.

“Even a global pandemic can not cease us from serving women and children residing with domestic violence,” says Rebecca Darr, CEO of WINGS. “Both of those our supply of provider and our fundraising has had to be adapted, but even with the worst community health crisis in 100 many years, all of the WINGS groups pushed forward to accomplish new heights and to aid a lot more survivors of domestic violence and their little ones.”

WINGS relies on financial guidance from people today, firms, foundations, religion communities and nearby and condition governments.

Proceeds from its four resale shops — three in metro Chicago’s northwest suburbs and its newest a person on the City’s southwest aspect — also fund WINGS programs and solutions.

Take a look at wingsprogram.com or www.fb.com/wingsprograminc.

        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        

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