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YWCA York Annual Report 2019

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BE THE CHANGE YOU WANT TO SEE IN THE WORLD GREETINGS! “Be the change you want to see in The impactful work YWCA York the world” is a quote attributed does is varied, but unified to Mahatma Ghandi, an Indian through our commitment to racial lawyer and activist who employed and gender equity. We deliver non-violent means to end British programs and services out of rule in his country. These inspiring many locations around the county words resonate at YWCA York with a staff of 170 incredible as we continue our journey to: people who have dedicated their Eliminate racism, professional lives to empower women, our mission. and promote peace, YWCA YORK They are the change justice, freedom and IMPROVES agents of YWCA York dignity FOR ALL. and we value how LIVES, they deploy their INSPIRES LASTING YWCA York improves talents and strengths lives, inspires lasting CHANGE, to transform our change, and builds a AND BUILDS community stronger York County A STRONGER community— and YORK COUNTY We hope you enjoy we are working COMMUNITY hearing about some with more purpose our annual highlights and drive than ever and we invite you to Jean Treuhart before. We know that when follow us on social media to stay Cheif Executive Officer one person is uplifted, they current on what’s happening Sherry Roland-Washington uplift others. We proudly bring throughout the coming year. The President, Board of Directors about real change day after day, power of our work is the change powered by our many donors, we achieve TOGETHER. partners, and supporters. 2


CHILD AND YOUTH PROGRAMS We see a world where... GIRLS ARE HEALTHY, JOYFUL, AND CONFIDENT After all of my seasons YWCA York partnered with York make the 5K a success, joined by of Girls on the Run, I have College of Pennsylvania (YCP) to members of the community who learned to be more confident in host a new location for our Girls ran in support of Girls on the Run. myself. I have also learned how on the Run of York celebratory According to Dr. Pamela Gunter- to make better friendships. 5K Fun Run. The home of the Smith, YCP President, “Programs Girls on the Run taught me Spartans became a sea of pink like Girls on the Run of York that I can achieve many great and purple tutus and super are helping empower the next things.” Stella, age 7 hero capes as 276 girls and their generation of women leaders running buddies prepared to run in York County.” She continued, the course. Crossing the finish “York College of Pennsylvania line is a defining moment when is thrilled to be a partner in this the girls realize that even the work.” And so are we! seemingly impossible is possible. Dozens of volunteers helped HOW WE 97 CREATIVE EXPLORERS 210 EARLY LEARNING MAKE CHANGE SUMMER CAMPERS PROGRAM CHILDREN 4 48 DREAM 276 GIRLS ON THE RUN OF WEEKEND GIRLS YORK PARTICIPANTS

FATHERS CONNECT A COMMUNITY AND GROW COMES TOGETHER TO NURTURE OUR YOUTH YWCA York became the first agency in the United States to launch Mindful Fathering developed Our Temple Guard Drill Team has made by Yorktown Family Services in Toronto Canada, appearances at events from New York City to a program focused on helping fathers create Baltimore and everywhere in between. And yet it’s healthy, positive relationships with their children. hard to beat performing in front of 5,000 Yorkers at Teaching parents to manage their own emotions a hometown York Revolution game. This summer, a and behaviors is the key to teaching children how partnership with the York Revolution and Johnson to manage theirs. Our education team helped Controls made it possible for the Temple Guard to dads shape a personal vision for change based on perform at games throughout the season, and they intentions, hopes for the future, and commitment knocked it out of the to values. With such great success following our first park! Laura Wand, group, we are looking forward to growing it, and a former YWCA York making it accessible to more dads board member and in York County. Vice President for Johnson Controls I’ve never talked with other guys about said, “We know my feelings, my relationship, my problems, the future is being and especially about the fears I have for my nurtured today family. It really helped me to open up and it in our youth. felt really good.” Johnson Controls is enthusiastic about providing an opportunity to promote this innovative youth development program to such a significant audience.” 50 QUANTUM OPPORTUNITIES 179 CAMP AT CAMP CANN- PROGRAM STUDENTS EDI-ON CAMPERS 46 TEMPLE GUARD 148 SCHOOL-AGE CARE YOUTH TEAM MEMBERS 5

AQUATICS, YOGA, AND MINDFULNESS We see a world where... WE MINDFULLY NAVIGATE OUR LIVES By partnering with the YWCA we were able to At YWCA York we’ve made the techniques, mindful movement, build greater awareness of commitment to foster a mindful and taking a daily ‘pause’ to the need to practice self- work environment for our regroup. The benefits have been care for our minds as well. employees. Being mindful in the impressive in terms of employee Christen taught our associates workplace means people learn engagement and culture some simple and impactful how to build resilience, increase building.” With solid results techniques to sharpen our creativity, and improve mental from our own commitment to focus and de-stress our brains” focus while also listening to the mindfulness and connection, Suzanne McConkey body’s need to de-stress. Our YWCA York started offering VP Human Resources at staff often work with children trainings to Glatfelter Insurance Group and adults who are in crisis, help other and we are committed to giving organizations them every possible tool to help launch their manage those situations in a own mindful trauma-informed way. According initiatives. to Jean Treuthart, CEO, “We invite our staff to explore different tools like breathing HOW WE 148 AQUATICS AND YOGA MAKE CHANGE MEMBERS 6 796 MINDFULNESS TRAINING ATTENDEES

WELLNESS IS BIG DREAMS Synchro is unique because A LIFESTYLE BECOME REALITIES we have to communicate without words. We have to Who knew that paddle board The York Synchro Team sent 12 trust each other to be there and yoga would put YWCA York swimmers to the Junior Olympics know what we mean without on the front page of the York in Tonawanda, New York. Making speaking. It’s a different type Daily Record? “We always wanted it to the Junior Olympics is a of language that we develop to try it and we just weren’t sure significant accomplishment over the years. We learn to how to pull it off,” says Kathy for these young athletes, and read each other.” Elliot Post- Warner, Aquatics Director. “Well, is achieved through countless Kulisiewicz, age 13 we did and the classes made a hours of training mixed with In other sports, like splash!” With boards provided determination. One third of baseball, one person could by Shanks Mare Outfitters, class YWCA York’s synchronized swim be the star player; or they could participants benefitted from team advanced to the highest mess up a throw and lose the an all-body workout in a calm level of competition. It doesn’t game for their whole team. In setting designed to improve come as a surprise to us that our Synchro if you’re in a routine balance and strength. Going in team is filled to the brim with with your friends, you can the water a time or two is just talent. Stop by the YW nearly any always rely on them to help you part of the fun, and the perfect afternoon and you’ll see our 35 through.” Arden Zhang, age 8 marriage of our aquatics and synchro swimmers hard at work yoga programs. improving their skills to reach their personal goals. 361 SWIM LESSON 45 YOUTH AND ADULT PARTICIPANTS 139 SYNCHRO SWIMMERS Y-TRI SPRINT TRIATHLON 494 YORK SYNCHRO SHOW REGISTRANTS ATTENDEES 7

VICTIM TRAUMA IS SERVICES UNDERSTOOD AND TREATED We see a world where... We’ve all heard it before. Someone says, “It’s hard to THE CHAINS OF HUMAN believe her when the story TRAFFICKING ARE BROKEN keeps changing.” That’s just one sign of trauma. Many victims Few people know that human is growing every year. YWCA of domestic violence who seek trafficking is happening right York is the county’s provider shelter at ACCESS York and Still here in York County. YWCA York’s of comprehensive services to Waters at YWCA York struggle to annual awareness campaign survivors of trafficking, and we’ve recall details of their abuse and is working to change that. We been growing our resources to keep facts in order. Often, this partnered with businesses and over the last five years. This is because survivors of domestic organizations around the county year we were awarded a grant violence suffer brain injuries due to launch our most successful through the Victims of Crime Act to physical abuse. This past year Red Sand Project to date. The and Pennsylvania Commission we’ve worked in partnership Red Sand Project promotes on Crime and Delinquency to with WellSpan Health to better a greater understanding of enhance this work. With these understand the needs of our exploitation and trafficking funds, we will continue to push clients living with brain injuries and symbolizes the intention our efforts to lead and execute a as well as helping survivors to keep victims from “falling collaborative system response to with undiagnosed injuries gain through the cracks.” Not only sexual exploitation by identifying access to the medical resources are members of our community trafficking victims and providing they need. As part of this work, victims of this hidden crisis, but a full range of services. WellSpan Health now offers the number of those trafficked monthly clinics for survivors of domestic violence and helps to 8 educate medical professionals on signs of domestic violence and traumatic brain injuries. SURV

The relationship between YWCA York HOW WE and WellSpan Health has allowed us to MAKE CHANGE not only educate survivors but also create a clinic specifically designed for DV survivors 219 suffering from concussion symptoms. I look forward to continuing our collaboration on ADULTS IN EMERGENCY AND this and future projects.” Ellen Deibert TRANSITIONAL HOUSING VICTIMS BECOME SURVIVORS 155 What started out as a fun through all her options. Together CHILDREN IN EMERGENCY summer cookout with friends they developed a safety plan AND TRANSITIONAL turned violent when Sharita and she was given information HOUSING was sexually assaulted by on counseling services as well someone in her neighborhood. as other resources to assist in 886 She hesitated to call the police, her healing. Sharita was able to but she was also afraid to be complete a petition for a SVPO COUNSELING CLIENTS living in close proximity to the and went before the judge that abuser. With the encouragement day. Her order was granted and, 1,375 of her friend, Sharita went to the after a final hearing, she was Judicial Center and found her granted protection from her HOTLINE CALLERS way to the Protection from Abuse offender for three years. Having Office to seek a Sexual Violence a YWCA advocate speak with her 21 Protection Order (SVPO). A legal and stand by her side through advocate from YWCA York sat the whole process helped Sharita HUMAN TRAFFICKING down with Sharita and talked find her strength and her voice. SURVIVORS RVIVORS 1,178 LEGAL ADVOCACY OR REPRESENTATION CLIENTS 83 MEDICAL ADVOCACY CLIENTS 10,351 PREVENTION EDUCATION PARTICIPANTS 411 WALK A MILE IN HER SHOES WALKERS 9

RACIAL AND SOCIAL JUSTICE We see a world where... TRUE BEAUTY SHINES THROUGH GENDER EQUALITY IS A YWCA York led the charge in the spring to redefine beauty in York PRIORITY County. Our efforts focused on encouraging women to identify their talents and strengths, and then celebrate them. We drew attention The purpose of YWCA York’s to the limiting ideals about our bodies and physical appearance that Junior Board is to foster the society often imposes. participation of young women in In coordination with Give Local York, we affirmed that we have the the YW’s events and programs, power to redefine beauty and celebrate our unique selves. YWCA to encourage others to become York partnered with businesses throughout the City of York to set up involved in our mission, and “beauty stations” where anyone could take free buttons and wear prepare the next generation of them to declare what made them beautiful. CGA opened their doors to leaders. anyone who wanted to take a selfie at a YW beauty station, complete The Junior Board took a deep with props. It was, dare we say, beautiful. dive into this work, looking for ways to more meaningfully I encourage young girls to promote young women in York hold onto their quietest County. Through this process, the and loudest dreams, and Junior Board created the YWCA know they already possess the York Young Women’s Leadership braveness to see those dreams Award to celebrate those fulfilled.” Vanessa Escobar, members whose leadership Junior Board Member efforts have advanced the mission of YWCA York. Karin 10 Swartz and Jordan Willis were

recognized as the inaugural Jewish Community Center to hold a racial justice trainer workshop recipients for their efforts of at their new downtown IDEAS Center to expand this work to more York raising nearly $50,000 to help Countians than ever before. survivors of domestic violence, In addition to continuing YWCA York’s successful events like Leadership sexual assault, and human Summit: Dialogues on Race for students and Race Against Racism, trafficking by bringing annual YWCA York piloted a successful Yoga for Justice event. This unique yoga V-Day events to YWCA York. V-Day class focused on envisioning a world that is just FOR ALL. Experienced is a global movement to END and beginner yoga participants built a VIOLENCE against women and girls held each February. deeper connection to self and community. We also delivered anti- YWCA York is committed bias trainings to over 600 people to creating and in multiple school districts, developing sustained and organizations including: leadership opportunities for CGA Law, the York County young women. The board Community Foundation, OSS, initiated this award to York County Libraries, and the reflect on the achievements York County Convention and of young women who have Visitors Bureau. championed critical work in our community.” HOW WE 21 JUNIOR BOARD Anne Mendoza, 2018-19 MAKE MEMBERS Junior Board President CHANGE LOVE DRIVES 199 CHILDREN AND ADULTS REACHED THROUGH OUT HATE 95 ADOPT-A-FAMILY FOR THE HOLIDAYS 130 Racial justice is at the heart of 750 LEADERSHIP SUMMIT 36 RACIAL JUSTICE YWCA York’s mission, and this STUDENTS 660 COMMITTEE past year saw this work advance LESSONS FROM 324 MEMBERS exponentially. We had the MY DAUGHTER RACIAL JUSTICE opportunity to help launch a REGISTRANTS TRAINING ATTENDEES volunteer action group called the RACE AGAINST RACISM Confronting Racism Coalition. REGISTRANTS V-DAY EVENT Together we are committed to creating a stronger York by 11 promoting unity, inclusion, and opportunity. We joined with the

COMMUNITY PARTNERS $100,000 $10,000- $5,000- and above $49,999 $9,999 J. William Warehime Anne and Philip Amanda Strous FlyHigh Foundation Glatfelter III Family 22 Foundation PeoplesBank, A Codorus Foundation Avalon Insurance Valley Company Apple Automotive Company United Way of Group Harley-Davidson York County Arthur J. and Lee Foundation, Inc. Glatfelter Foundation Highmark, Inc. $50,000- Betty & Leo Balzereit Johnson Controls $99,999 Foundation Martin Foot and Ankle Donald B. and Dorothy Center Glatfelter Insurance L. Stabler Foundation OSS Health Group Donley Foundation Stewart & Tate, Inc M&T Bank Graham Capital TJX Foundation Northwest Company WellSpan Health York Water Company Memorial Health Fund White Rose Credit Union Powder Mill Foundation York Building Products Rite Aid Foundation Company, Inc. The Stewart Companies York Traditions Bank UPMC Pinnacle Health Willis Foundation 12

$1,000- Financial Advisory RAYAC Foundation Empire Education $4,999 Group Ream Printing Group First Energy Foundation Company, Inc. Encompass Health abSketches, LLC Fulton Bank, York Regal, Inc. Rehabilitation Hospital Action Church Division RKL, LLP of York Artemis The Art of Living Giant Food Store LLC Rost & Associates Family Clothes Tree, Inc. Assurant Glatfelter Rutter’s Farm Stores Greenmount United Baker Tilly Virchow Harry Miller Charitable Bruce R. and Madelyn G. Methodist Women Krause, LLP Benefit Snyder Foundation Grocery Outlet BB&T Bank Herbert Morgan I LLC Soroptimist Junior League of York Cardinal Systems, Inc Kinsley Construction International of West LCBC CGA Law Firm, PC Kinsley Foundation Shore Members 1st Federal Collens-Wagner Agency, Maggiebay dba Merry St. Onge Company Credit Union Inc. Maids Stock and Leader Mount Vernon Eastminster Mt Zion Lodge No. 74 Victory Athletic Encampment #14 Presbyterian Church Orrstown Bank Association Red Lion Elks BPOE- Penn State York Weis Markets Inc. 1592 Woman’s Club of York South End Democratic York College of Club of York PA Pennsylvania Southwire Company York Endodontics PC Star Systems Engineering, Inc $500-$999 Stickney and Associates Thirteenth Ward Accardo & Weikert- Political Club, Inc. Kauffman Real Estate United Way of Greater Benjamin & Bond Milwaukee C.S. Davidson, Inc. Wendall Staub Canadochly Lutheran Memorial Scramble Church YNP Construction LLC 13

INDIVIDUALS, $500-$999 ESTATES AND TRUSTS Wilda Alessi As always, $1,000- Heather Maneval Anonymous thank you for $4,999 Harry Miller Trust Jill and Hal Baker your generous Laura and Stephen Gwendolyn Baker Barbara Woodmansee McCauley Kristin and Douglas support! Domestic Violence Wendy Miller Berman Education Fund of York Edward Monborne Kristy Bixler $10,000 County Community Troy Petry Susan and Randy and above Foundation Michelle Pokrifka and Byrnes Nikki Bardin Benjamin Pratt Cathy and John Carson Louise Deane Trust W. Robert Berkebile Deborah and Chad Fund of Adams County Joyce Kasunich Johanna H. Brown Rutter Community Foundation Coni Wolf Tracey Crowl Sue C. and John C. Linda and David Marty DeRose Angel Schmidt Davidson $5,000- Scholarship Fund of Keith Sheffer Carol Ann Denning $9,999 York County Community Debra Stock Fund for Deborah Dunn Foundation YWCA York of York Kelly and David Angela Ang-Alhadeff Charles and Alma Diehl County Community Fullerton and Joseph Alhadeff Family Fund of the York Foundation Susan Gannon Wagman Anonymous County Community Jean M. Treuthart Grace Gichner Chreston K. Briggs Trust Foundation Mieke Walsh Driscoll Andrea Hauri Dallmeyer Family Fund Charles G. Eyster Fund Walter & Bessie Cooper Vincent Henry of the York County of the York County Charitable Trust Ruth and Jacob Hershey Community Foundation Community Foundation Karl Warner Julie Himler Marty and George Melodie and John Kimberly and William Jill and Leslie Jones Hodges Eyster Yanavitch Beverly and David Timothy Mulroy Fred Fay York Revolution Kennedy Henry L. and Margaret Jeffrey Hines & Patti Community Fund of Thomas Kuhns S. Mummert Memorial Stirk Fund of York York County Community Karen and Roderick Fund County Community Foundation LaFountain Keith Noll Foundation Jenny Zifferer Margaret ‘Peggy’ Knoch Sarah and Lou Sarah A. K. Hoober Trust John D. & Kathryn W. Memorial Fund of York Tateosian Kim and Michael Klein Zimmerman Fund of the County Community Laurie and Jeff Lears York County Community Foundation 14 Michael and Jean Foundation Ruby Martin Lofties Heather Maxfield Winifred McDonagh Dave and Betsy Meckley Family Fund of York

County Community Kristi Riley-Platt Susan J. Stropparo Edward and Sally Foundation Deborah Rodgers Doris and James Wagman Family Fund of Rene Murray Judith and Joel Rodney Sulivan York County Community Frances Polk Leslie and Scott Saffin Meg and Bill Swartz Foundation Leah G. Pritchett Dana Schmidt Family Fund of York Carol and Richard Donna and Bob Pullo James Singleton County Community Wagman Rexann Richardson Betsy Stein-Hoffmaster Foundation Bennett Zifferer FISCAL YEAR JULY 2018 TO JUNE 2019 HIGHLIGHTS REVENUE $6,774,373 Government Support $3,521,881 2.2% 0.7% Program Service Fees $1,550,097 0.6% Private Grants 1.4% Contributions $337,885 4.5% Tax Credits $314,377 United Way $451,950 6.7% 51.9% Investment Revenue $302,207 4.6% 44.4% Special Events $93,901 5% Inkind $147,555 Loss on Sale of $47,838 22.9% Property & Equipment Miscellaneous Revenue ($15,228) 3.5% .9% Unrealized Gains/(Losses) $41,216 on Investments 2.6% ($19,306) EXPENSES WITHOUT DEPRECIATION $6,707,306 Early Childhood Services $2,977,424 1% 8.5% Victim Services $1,875,412 Administration 11.1% Buildings & Facilities $744,433 Aquatics,Mindfulness,Yoga $66,561 28% Youth Programs $572,413 Fund Development $176,470 Racial Justice Services $237,284 $57,309 $388,737 Outside of depreciation expense YWCA York experienced a financial surplus of $67,067 If you would like to request a printed copy, please contact CFO Rexann Richardson at 717-845-2631 x 4146 or [email protected]. 15

YWCA BOARD YWCA JUNIOR OF DIRECTORS BOARD Sherry Roland- Rebekah Garrety, Washington, President President Elizabeth Dellinger, Anne Mendoza, Past President Past President Kristy Bixler, Carrie Becker, President-elect President-elect Michelle Pokrifka, Sarah Van Vleet, Secretary Secretary Stella Accardo Kristi Riley-Platt, Treasurer Jessica Bennett Heather Maxfield, Kristin Dempwolf Treasurer-elect Vanessa Escobar Ray Ames Chelsea Foster Angela Ang-Alhadeff LaChaun Freeland Gwen Baker Kate Harmon Laura Bankos Maura Hoff Nikki Bardin Sheila Kimani Cathy Grove Danielle Makrias Irene Hudson, M.Ed. Sharee McFadden Debra Lee Kristen McGuire Marjorie Mattis, D.Ed. Ashlyn Oberdorff Maggie A. Medice Samantha Peterson Sully Pinos Elyse Pollick Byrnes Brandy Portonova Hunter Schenck Mark Rhodes Bre Shorten Josephine Appell, Emeritus 24-HOUR DESIGNED BY YWCA YORK CONFIDENTIAL 320 EAST MARKET ST. CRISIS LINES: YORK, PA 17403 DOMESTIC 717-845-2631 VIOLENCE 800.262.8444 [email protected] SEXUAL ASSAULT 800.422.3204

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