Some milestones as we look back on three years of giving

August 2014 marked the last meeting of our third year in existence. As we look with optimism and enthusiasm towards another year of making a difference as a group, here are some milestones to celebrate:

  • We have provided direct support to 12 local nonprofit organizations. You can see the list here.
  • In May of 2014, we gave an even $20,000 to Susie’s Place – that’s the power of 200 women banding together. Our first recipient received $8,100, so we’ve more than doubled our membership numbers since our first meeting.
  • The total amount we have given to local nonprofits to date is $196,200. Plus we’ve added more than $65,000 to the coffers of the Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County. This means that in three years, our total giving has exceeded one-quarter of a million dollars.
  • Even those nonprofits who are not chosen to receive our checks have benefitted: following presentations at our meetings, individual members have stepped forward to purchase items, or to volunteer, or to donate goods or money for nonprofits that they learned about through 100+ Women Who Care.

Onward to Year 4!

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