WOMEN’S FUND NEWS

“Mid-Summer Soirée” at Arteva’s Idea Show House

Rochester – June 12, 2017 What combines a beautiful home, a lovely summer evening, good food and wine – all for a great cause? The Women’s Fund “Mid-Summer Soirée,” of course! Join us on July 12th from 6:00 P.M.to 8:30 P.M. for wine and hors d’oeuvres in a beautiful setting! This year’s event will be held at the Arteva’s Idea Show House located at […]

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The Women’s Fund presents grant to Jewish Vocational Services

Rochester, MI – (June 5, 2017) – The Women’s Fund recently presented the Jewish Vocational Services (JVC) with a $750 grant for their Better Jobs Opportunities Program. JVC helps people meet life challenges affecting their self-sufficiency based on the belief that the best way to help people is to make it possible for them to […]

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The Women’s Fund presents grant to OPC

Rochester, MI – (May 15, 2017) – The Women’s Fund recently presented the OPC with a $1000 grant for their Acts of Kindness Program.The OPC provides high quality programs and services that stimulate active and healthy living for all ages of older persons.  OPC’s vision is to be the premier community resource center for the changing […]

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The Women’s Fund presents grant to Gary Burnstein Health Clinic

Rochester, MI – (May 8, 2017) – The Women’s Fund recently presented Gary Burnstein Health Clinic with a $1250 grant for their Women’s Health Clinic Program. Gary Burnstein Health Clinic covers the cost of healthcare screenings, pap smears (cervical cancer screening) to uninsured women. The grant check was presented to Executive Director Justin Brox by […]

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Women’s Fund Announces “Vision for 2020”

The Women’s Fund of Rochester recently announced their vision for the year 2020 will be to grow their endowed fund to $1,000,000. The Women’s Fund was established in the year 2000 with the purpose of creating a powerful legacy of women devoted to improving the community through philanthropic endeavors and providing financial support to organizations […]

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2016 Mid Summer Soiree

The Women’s Fund invites you to the Mid-Summer Soiree’ on July 21 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM. Tickets are $65 per person and can be purchased here. Please join us in sharing a selection of wines and hors d’oeuvres in a beautiful setting! This year’s event will be held at the Greystone Manor Show […]

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The Women’s Fund present grant to the Dr. Gary Burnstein Community Health Clinic

Rochester, MI – (February 22, 2016) – The Women’s Fund recently presented the Dr. Gary Burnstein Community Health Clinic (GBCHC) with a $3500 grant to help to fund pap smears to uninsured women. The Dr. Gary Burnstein Community Health Clinic (GBCHC) provides top-quality integrative healthcare to vulnerable community members at absolutely no cost to them, […]

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The Women’s Fund pledges $10,000 to Rochester Area Neighborhood House Capital Campaign

Rochester, MI – (January 25, 2016) –Recently The Women’s Fund presented a check for $10,000 to Kathy Losinski, Executive Director and Barb Cenko, Board President of Rochester Area Neighborhood House  (RANH) to represent the three year commitment they have made toward the capital campaign for a new facility. The Women’s Fund has been a long […]

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The Women’s Fund has Good Cause to Celebrate

Rochester, MI – (January 11, 2016) – Continuing the tradition of a party with a purpose, community members joined The Women’s Fund in a toast to the holidays with wine and hor d’oeurves on December 8th at Mercedes-Benz of Rochester. The celebration was for a good cause, the proceeds will support The Women’s Fund endowment, […]

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Rochester Area Neighborhood House is The Women’s Fund’s oldest nonprofit partner in assisting local women. It was the logical choice for the first grant because its focus closely mirrors the philosophy of The Women’s Fund – providing relatively modest amounts of money at critical times can literally change lives. Over the years, The Women’s Fund has awarded emergency Mini-grants for food, housing, transportation and education, assisted women in completing their education, funded emergency medical expenses and in 2014 funded an educational program called Empowering Women in Need with Job Seeking/ Job Keeping Skills. Rochester Area Neighborhood House has been the community’s emergency safety net for 50 years. We help families who might be struggling, we address their immediate needs first and then assist them towards sustainability. The Women’s Fund has enabled us to direct funds to local women in need and has been there for us.

Linda Riggs - Executive Director, Rochester Area Neighborhood House