Mission Statement
The purpose of the Northwood Woman’s Club (NWC) shall be to foster interest and participation in helping to meet the philanthropic needs of our community and to stimulate the intellectual, cultural and social development of its members.

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2016-2017 BENEFICIARIES

This year’s beneficiaries serve the most vulnerable women and children in our community with food, clothing, shelter, therapy, and education.  Your sponsorship will make a tremendous difference in the quality of life for these women and children in Dallas and Collin Counties.

 

 

Friends of Wednesday’s Child

Funding from NWC will support the Success in School program, which provides Education Specialists who work individually with students in foster care to navigate the child welfare system and to ensure that the students receive proper in-school services/resources.

Genesis Women’s Shelter and Support

This grant will support the Client Legal Assistance Program by paying half the salary of a staff attorney who will provide critical legal services such as protective orders, custody and divorce representation to women escaping violence.

North Dallas Shared Ministries

NWC will fund the purchase of school uniforms to be given, two per child, to approximately 2,700-3,000 low-income prequalified students.

 

 

Our Friends Place

Funds will support the operating expenses of the Transitional Living Center Program, a program for young women leaving foster care and becoming independent while living at Our Friends Place.

 

Promise House

NWC’s grant will fund 747 bed nights in the Emergency Youth Shelter Program (includes food, clothing, toiletries, counseling, staff supervision, medical care, life skills training and education services)

Shared Housing Center

These funds will be used to furnish Green Haus, a new 24- unit community for homeless families with a special focus on returning veteran women and their children.

 

 


 

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