Congratulations to Benita Zahn on her next professional adventure, following a celebrated career at WNYT Channel 13. We greatly appreciate your long-time support of Women's Fund and WERC, and wish you all the best on this new path!
"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has." Margaret Mead
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Celebrating more than 14 years of women helping women, we are proud of our accomplishments:
◾More than 250 women have pledged at least $500 to support women in our community; and more than 100 additional women have provided financial, volunteer and in-kind support services.
◾The Fund has awarded more than $502,000 in scholarships, mentorship programs, emergency funds and grants:
-$168,500 grants to 19 organizations
-Since 2010, $320,000 in scholarships to 68 women attending Hudson Valley Community College (HVCC) and Schenectady County Community College (SCCC)
-$14,200 in funding for an Emergency Fund at SCCC that is available to assist non-traditional female students who are experiencing unusual or severe financial strain due to a sudden unforeseen crisis outside of their control
-$2,500 to HVCC for a mentoring initiative
◾The Women’s Fund is the single largest scholarship donor at HVCC and SCCC.
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