Mission Sleep to Receive Donation!

We are absolutely thrilled to announce that our first quarter 2017 donation will go to the local nonprofit Mission Sleep, founded by our own Gainesville Area 100 Women Who Care member, Denise Stern.  Mission Sleep provides night nurses to the women and their babies who are married to military members / first responders who are deployed, or sadly, killed in action. If we match our total of $5100 from last quarter, Denise believes we can help about 25 moms/babies!  We will be accepting checks for this wonderful cause for the next few weeks.  We would love to have you join the great work we are doing!  Search us on Facebook or send us an email at 100womengainesville@gmail.com for more information.

First Meeting of 2017!

What deserving local charity will be the recipient of our next donation? We will decide at our meeting this Thursday at 7:30 at the Braemar Clubhouse, 12300 Iona Sound Drive, Bristow. Our meetings are one hour or less. If you are interested in what we do but not ready to commit, you are welcome to come check us out.  We hope to see you there!

We Raised $17,600!

2016 is coming to a close, and we are proud to announce that in our first year as a chapter – in just four 1-hour meetings – we raised $17,600 for local charities & causes! This is the power of numbers. Please mark your calendar for Feb. 9 at 7:30, and help us make an even bigger impact on our community in 2017!

Yesterday we presented $5,100 to the Prince William County Animal Shelter & PW SPCA!  Pictured here are Gainesville Area 100 WWC co-founder Hasna Ridwan, Anna Beal, co-founder Julie Beal, Animal Control Director Captain Christopher Feather, PW SPCA president Melissa Korzuch, member of PW SPCA board Teresa Grant, and dog Pepper.

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Halfway to 100!

The checks are in, and I am so proud to announce that our chapter raised $5,100 for the Prince William County Animal Shelter! We are over halfway to 100! We will present the checks to the Animal Shelter and the PW SPCA this Saturday. They plan to use our funds for their microchip program. Our chapter’s success depends on the support of the wonderful women in our community…please consider joining the good work we are doing! Our next meeting is February 9 at 7:30, location TBA.

Donation for PWC Animal Shelter!

The cute, cuddly and furry caught our attention at our November meeting.  After a close vote between three deserving charities, our members selected Prince William County Animal Shelter as our 4th-quarter donation recipient.  It is not too late to help our furry and feathered friends!  We are still collecting checks – email us at 100womengainesville@gmail.com for more information.  In three meetings we’ve donated $12,500 to charities – it IS possible to make a difference in your little corner of the world!

Join us for our next meeting!

Our next meeting is in one month! Please mark your calendars for Thursday, November 10 at 7:30. We’ll meet at the Braemar Clubhouse, 12300 Iona Sound Drive, Bristow, VA. We are halfway to 100…can you help us get there? You are welcome to come “try out” the meeting as well…but we’ll ask you to only cast a vote if you plan to donate your $100.

$4,800 to Backpack Buddies

Today we presented our donation of $4,800 to Backpack Buddies at Victory Elementary School! Backpack Buddies provides children in need with backpacks filled with non-perishable food to eat over the weekends when school lunches aren’t available.  Our chapter’s funds will provide food to these children for three months.

Isn’t it beautiful what a group of committed people can achieve? Our chapter was founded in February, and in three 30-minute meetings we have raised $12,500 for local charities!

On hand to receive our donation was Backpack Buddies founder Sally Crockett, VES PTO president and nominating chapter member Angela Cioletti, and principal of Victory Elementary Christopher Wray.

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