Our Impact

June 2017

This quarter, we selected Camp Twitch and Shout, which is “dedicated to improving the lives of children with Tourette Syndrome through engaging and supportive camp programs.” Nominating member Nan Peterson and I delivered $3,650 to Tricia Kardon, Camp Director and Executive Director of Tourette Information Center and Support. This is our highest donation to date, for a total of $21,750 shared with nonprofits in the Athens area since we began in March 2015!

Sherry Clouser and Nan Peterson deliver checks from 100+ Women Who Care Athens, supporting Camp Twitch and Shout. Camp Director Tricia Kardon accepts.

 

March 2017

Nancy Walton, Kitty Meyran, and Sherry Clouser at Athens YWCOThe local nonprofit we selected this quarter was the YWCO Summer Girls Club. This recreational day camp for girls ages 5-15 offers girls experiences that foster academic success, character development, goals setting, making good decisions, good health and nutrition, and giving back to community. Nominating member Nancy Walton and I delivered $3,550 to YWCO Executive Director Kitty Meyran. This donation will help to fund an additional week of summer fun and learning for Athens girls!

 

December 2016

This quarter, we selected Books for Keeps. We delivered $3,200 to support this organization’s goal to improve children’s reading achievement by addressing barriers related to the accessibility and appeal of reading material. Nominating members Merryn Walker and Kim Klonowski joined me to deliver $3,200 to Executive Director Leslie Williams Hale and Program Manager Louis Crow – thanks for taking the photo, Louis!

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Following this donation, our total support for Athens-area nonprofits is $18,200. Can’t wait to see what we can do next year!

September 2016

This quarter, we selected U-Lead Athens. We delivered $3,350 to support this organization’s goal of equal access to higher education for all. U-Lead Athens Co-Director, JoBeth Allen, and Athens Tech/U-Lead Athens student, Adonahi Meza, accepted our checks.

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Photo by Mary, our lovely waitress at The Place

Are you keeping track? This quarter’s donations, our largest total to date, puts us right at  $15,000! Thank you to our members!

June 2016

In June, we selected the Young Designers Sewing Program. We delivered $2,500 to support their work with girls in East Athens, teaching them not only sewing and design, but also business and social skills.

* We received a late check for $50, bringing our total for YDSP to $2,550!

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Photo by Carrie Bishop

March 2016

In March, we selected the Georgia Conflict Center. We delivered $2,550 to support their work with Athens-area schools, businesses, jails, and others to address conflict as it arises and reduce violence.

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For those of us keeping track, our running total since March 2015 is $9,050 to support Athens non-profits!

December 2015

In December, we selected Family Connection-Communities in Schools, Athens. We delivered $1,950 to support the development of partnerships between schools and members of our community, right here in Athens.

100+ Women Who Care Athens members with FC-CIS Exec Director and FC Georgia Community Support Specialist
Photo by Clayton Adams

September 2015

In September, we selected the St. Mary’s Hospice House. We delivered $2,050 that may be used for patient care and supporting patients’ families.

Delivering $2,050 to support St. Mary's Hospice House
Photo by Mark Ralston

June 2015

In June, the group selected the Athens Community Council on Aging, Grandparents Raising Grandchildren program. We delivered $1,400 to support this amazing program!

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March 2015

For our inaugural donation, we selected the Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia Be a Friend First program. We delivered $1,100 to support the program in an Athens area middle school.

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Questions? Please e-mail 100womenathens@gmail.com.