Women Who Care Annual Granting Event

Women Who Care Annual Granting Event

Women Who Care, a project of the Elk County Community Foundation, held its annual granting business meeting at the Elk Visitors Center was held recently.  This year the “Road Trip” to the Vistors Center not only included their annual granting and membership meeting but offered a unique opportunity for the members to take a Wagon Ride, see and hear the beautiful elk and hear from Rawley Cogan about the Center and its activities.   A great time was enjoyed by everyone! Over 150 ladies attended. 

Women Who Care is in its seventh year. At this meeting they gave $24,000 to 7 agencies, that brings there total to $128,200 being given back to local community non-profits who provide programs that enhance the lives of women and their families since their inception.

The awarded grants went to:

  • Community Nurses for 15 automatic medication dispensers
  • ECCOTA – matching funds to support two AIE residencies
  • Oak Manor – appliances for an accessible home
  • Ridgway Free Library – Maker station with Legos for children’s programs
  • St. Marys Boys and Girls Club – Creative Corner
  • Wilcox Public Library – New public access computers, and other computers for circulation desk and director’s office.
  • Johnsonburg Knothole Association – Repairs to damaged field

About the Picture:

Pictured in sitting left to right: Linda White and Jackie Lundy from ECCOTA, and Kayleen Porter from Community Nurse;

Second row left to right:
Barb DePonceau from Wilcox Library, Britney FinGado from St. Marys Boys and Girls Club, Scarlette Pociask of the Ridegway Free Library Association, Debbie Fehrenbach of Oak Manor and Scott Cherry from the Johnsonburg Knothole/ Little League.