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100 Women Who Care-Chelsea Area Makes Its Fourth Impact Award

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100 Women Who Care--Chelsea Area representatives, including Robin Phillips, Tonya Gietzen, Stephanie Doll, Cassie Kurowicki, and Kay Stremler are joined by Ruth Ann Logue, president of House N2 Home, and several volunteers for presentation of a symbolic check representing the $9,633 cumulatively donated by the local women’s giving circle. 100 Women Who Care-Chelsea Area (100 WWC-Chelsea Area) has recorded it’s fourth Impact Award of $9,633 House N2 Home. The Impact Award meeting was held via Zoom on the evening of October 5, following a reception sponsored by and hosted at Chelsea State Bank in Chelsea.  Of the eligible charities nominated by members, three were chosen at random in advance of the event.  Each of the three charities had seven minutes to make their best case for their mission to the membership, giving those in attendance insight into their contributions to the community. After all the presentations were finished, the members were invited to cast their ballots. House N2 H

Our Slate of Eligible Charities Continues to Grow!

The charities listed below have been nominated by members and vetted by the Charities Committee.  During the week prior to the meeting, three of these charities will be randomly selected to present at the meeting.  The selected three will then be announced, providing members the option to research these charities in advance.  After the charity presentations at the meeting, the majority vote of the members will determine who wins that meeting’s Impact Award.  All the other nominated and vetted charities that have not won an award will be included in the next random drawing, up until two years at which time renomination is required. Charities Eligible for February 1, 2022  

Announcing ... Charities Eligible for October Impact Award!

Thanks to nominations from members, our slate of charities has grown to 13! Of that cohort, three have been selected for consideration at our Impact Award on Tuesday, October 5. Check out this video from our Charities Committee to learn which organizations will be presenting at our Zoom meeting that night.

Our Largest Impact Award to Date!

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$15,440 Awarded to Ele’s Place-Ann Arbor! Pictured, LtoR: Tonya Gietzen, Steering Committee, 100 WWC-Chelsea Area; Jen Smith, Charities Committee, 100 WWC-Chelsea Area; Stephanie Doll, Steering Committee, 100 WWC-Chelsea Area; Bree Arvali, Branch Director, Ele’s Place Ann Arbor; Lindsay Clark, Directory of Development, Ele’s Place Ann Arbor. 100 Women Who Care-Chelsea Area (100 WWC-Chelsea Area) has recorded its largest Impact Award to date, a total of $15,440 was donated to Ele’s Place-Ann Arbor. The grant includes $10,440 in donations from members of the giving circle, plus a $5,000 matching gift from the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation - Power of 100 program. The Impact Award meeting was held via Zoom on the evening of June 1, following the group’s first-ever in-person reception, which was held at EXIT Realty and hosted by Meetings Committee Member Cassie Kurowicki.  Of the eligible charities nominated by members, three were chosen at random in advance of the event.  Each of th

Charity Nominations due by midnight this Tuesday, May 18

 The deadline to nominate charities for consideration at the June 1, 2021 Impact Award meeting is fast approaching. Find our one-page nomination form and one-page charity agreement form here , and browse the organizations currently eligible here .

100 Women Who Care-Chelsea Area Announces Second Impact Award

Women of Chelsea, Dexter, Grass Lake, Manchester, Stockbridge and adjacent communities selected St. Louis Center to receive at least $9,700 from giving circle at our February 2, 2021 Impact Award meeting. 100 Women Who Care-Chelsea Area has selected St. Louis Center for Exceptional Children and Adults as the recipient of its second Impact Award, which, thanks to a surge in membership after its inaugural meeting in October 2020, will amount to at least $9,700. The local giving circle’s Steering Committee will also seek a matching gift from the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation - Power of 100 program, which, if approved, could add an additional $4,850 (50%) to that total. The Impact Award meeting was held via Zoom on the evening of February 2. Of the eight eligible charities nominated by members, three were chosen at random in advance of the event. Each of the three charities had seven minutes to make the best case for their mission to the membership, giving all in attendance valuab