News and Announcements

  • Personalized Health and Well-Being student repays generosity through advocacyby Eric Griffey In 2019, The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth student Jacqueline Green said she felt hopeless. She became pregnant while experiencing hard financial times, and she didn’t have insurance. Compounding her stress was terrible grief. Her mother-in-law suddenly passed away, leaving the Green family without a pillar of their ...Read More
  • Women’s History Month: Teaching the importance of financial healthWatch CBS11’s Women’s History Month feature highlighting the impact of WiNGS in North Texas. Read More
  • Empowering First Time MothersFind out how Wings Dallas is helping to empower first time mothers to break the cycle of poverty in this feature from NBCDFW. Read More
  • WiNGS Named Finalist for 2022 D CEO Nonprofit and Corporate Citizenship AwardJune 8, 2022 D CEO recognizes WiNGS in the Capital One Impact Initiative category. DALLAS – WiNGS has been named a finalist for D CEO’s 2022 Nonprofit and Corporate Citizenship Awards, presented in partnership with the Communities Foundation of Texas. Now in its fifth year, the awards honor professionals and organizations in the nonprofit world that make ...Read More
  • WiNGS Adds Five Members to Board of DirectorsJuly 26, 2022 Nonprofit also welcomes two new leaders to executive team. Dallas – WiNGS has named five members to its Board of Directors – Andrea Albright, Managing Director at Bank of America; Leona Allen Ford, Chief Talent and Diversity Officer/Deputy Publisher at The Dallas Morning News; Jeff Harvey, Partner at Holland & Knight LLP; Malia Hodges, ...Read More
  • Q&A with Kate Rose Marquez, CEO, WiNGSBy Rob Schneider – Managing Editor, Dallas Business Journal June 22, 2022 About the company: WiNGS’ mission is to empower women and fight generational poverty. Formerly the YWCA of Dallas, the 113-year-old organization serves as a bridge for women to arrive at a place of success and sustainability. About the honoree: Marquez is excited to see the breadth and depth ...Read More
  • Kate Rose Marquez Named 2022 Most Admired CEODallas Business Journal recognizes WiNGS CEO among 18 outstanding North Texas leaders. DALLAS, May 2022 – Kate Rose Marquez, CEO of WiNGS, has been named to Dallas Business Journal’s 2022 list of Most Admired CEOs. The distinction honors leaders in North Texas who deliver outstanding performances in guiding their companies to success and contributing to the ...Read More
  • WiNGS Receives $30,000 Grant from Truist to Help Women Improve Financial Literacy  DALLAS, October 14, 2021 – WiNGS today announced it received a $30,000 grant from Truist Financial Corporation through its Truist Charitable Fund, a donor-advised fund at The Winston-Salem Foundation, to support WiNGS Economic Advancement programs, helping women build financial security and assets and develop important work skills. “Thanks to support from organizations like Truist, we are ...Read More
  • JPMorgan Chase Awards WiNGS $100K to Fund Its Initiative to Boost Women in Southern DallasWiNGS was featured in Dallas Innovates: WiNGS will use the funding to pair women in Southern Dallas with trained financial coaches and build an online portal dedicated to reducing barriers to reaching economic opportunities. Read More
  • JPMorgan Chase Gives WiNGS $100,000 Boost to Fund Southern Dallas Initiative Grant will continue and strengthen WiNGS programming in Southern Dallas   DALLAS – WiNGS – a 113-year-old nonprofit organization that empowers women, fights poverty and impacts generations – has received a $100,000 grant from JPMorgan Chase to help fund the organization’s Southern Dallas Initiative.   WiNGS’ Southern Dallas Initiative will create greater opportunities for women to overcome barriers ...Read More

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