Huntington Woman Wins YWCA Award

Each October, YWCA Northeast Indiana presents its annual Hope Awards to outstanding supporters throughout its six-county service area.  This year, Karen Hinshaw was awarded the 2011 Hope Award for Women’s Economic Empowerment.  Nominees are chosen for their substantial contributions to empowering women and eliminating racism in northeast Indiana.

For more information on the Hope Awards presentations and for events during Domestic Violence Awareness Month, contact Steve Miller at 260-424-4908 ext.252 or

The YWCA Northeast Indiana was established in 1894. Our mission is to empower women and eliminate racism with counseling, education, outreach, and crisis management services. We also run Indiana's largest domestic violence crisis shelter. The YWCA Northeast Indiana serves Allen, DeKalb, Huntington, Noble, Wells, and Whitley Counties. If you need help, or would like to help, please call us at 260-424-4908, or visit our facebook page at