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Join by Dec. 31

so you can help

distribute 2011 grants in the Spring.

'Tis the season. . .

...when our mailboxes overflow with appeals from worthy nonprofit agencies that do so much for our community throughout the year.

The Women's Fund is proud to have contributed more than $3 million to 39 of those local agencies since the Women's Fund began in 2004.

We cannot underestimate the power of collective giving and caring. While each of us alone might not counsel a child, shelter an abused woman or rescue a fragile local family - TOGETHER, we can provide significant support to the local experts who do.

In March, our 2011 Women's Fund members will vote on where the donations we collected in 2011 will be distributed. To vote in March - and to attend our Presentation of Funds Luncheon on April 30 - you need to have contributed at least $250 during 2011.

Click here for more information -- and to join as a new member, renew your 2011 membership or fulfill your 2011 pledge by Dec. 31.

And don't forget that every dollar donated by Dec. 31 will be matched 2-for-1 by Betty Wells' remaining $100,000 grant.

Revisiting our recent Site Visit

The excitement of our recent tour of Women's Fund grantees was captured for Noozhawk by member Leslie Dinaberg. Click here to read her wonderful story about our Nov. 16 Site Visit:

A big thanks. . . our newest member underwriters Jo Gifford, Regina Roney, Maryan Schall and Fran Adams who generously responded to last month's request for underwriting expenses for Women's Fund envelopes, website and e-newsletters - and other general WF cost covering! Thank you all for helping us move toward ZERO net expenses for 2011.

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