Women’s Giving Circle Awards Grants to Nine Nonprofits
fund targets programs that benefit women and children
V1 Staff |
The Women’s Giving Circle, a charitable fund dedicated to supporting women and children in the Eau Claire area, recently awarded more than $43,000 in grants to nine local nonprofits.
The recipients include the Boys and Girls Club Greater Chippewa Valley for a sensory room and trauma coping skills; the Chippewa Valley Free Clinic to improve women’s health care; the Eau Claire Chamber Orchestra for a “Family and Friends” performance of Ravel’s “Mother Goose”; Feed My People Food Bank for a school pantry program; Hope Gospel Mission for a women and children outdoor recreation space; HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital Foundation for the Compassionate Care Program; L.E. Philips Memorial Public Library for laundromat libraries; Lutheran Social Services for in-home family therapy services; and the Stand in the Light Memory Choir for technology improvements.
Members of the Women’s Giving Circle, a fund of the Eau Claire Community Foundation, pool their donations to maximize their philanthropic impact. Since its inception in 2007, the Women’s Giving Circle has distributed more than $400,000. There are more than 200 members, and new members are welcome to join anytime.
Learn more about the Women’s Giving Circle by visiting eccfwi.org, by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or by calling (715) 552-3801.