The Women's Giving Circle of Howard County

WGC eNewsletter – January 2019

WGC eNewsletter – January 2019

Dear WGC Donors and Friends, Wow – what a year we had in 2018! We hosted events to learn together and engage our growing donor base, and we gave almost $50,000 in grants to our nonprofit partners to empower women and girls. And, we have a great year planned ahead – our Advisory Board is not…

GIRL POWER – March 10, 2019!

GIRL POWER – March 10, 2019!

GIRL POWER – March 10, 2019! WGC is proud to fund this amazing program again this year: JHU Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) hosts Girl Power, a STEM expo for middle and high school girls, with support from the Maryland Space Business Roundtable and Women’s Giving Circle of Howard County. The event features hands-on activities, cool demonstrations, and take-home…

Who We Are, What We Do – Looking Ahead at 2019

Who We Are, What We Do – Looking Ahead at 2019

2018 was a year of impact and meaning, and it’s because of you.  We brought people together with common interests to learn about issues impacting our community and to fund programs that benefit women and girls in Howard County. How did we do this? By giving grants to nonprofits in Howard County that focus on our mission. By raising money from donors to support our…

WGC Emergency Response Network – Thank You, We Did It!

WGC Emergency Response Network – Thank You, We Did It!

Many thanks to everyone who took action today and donated to help a woman in need right here in our community. We asked, and you, our network of women philanthropists, responded – and in a short period of time we raised $1,000! The WGC Emergency Response Network was created to provide an opportunity for WGC donors to help…

WGC eNews – December 2018

WGC eNews – December 2018

Dear WGC Donors and Friends, At this month’s WGC Advisory Board meeting (pictured) some of our board gathered to reflect on the year, and plan for 2019. What we discussed is that we’ve had a year full of impact and meaning, and it’s because of you.  We brought people together with common interests to learn about…

Thank You! Wonderful WGC-Hosted “Making Waves” by Rissa Miller

Thank You! Wonderful WGC-Hosted “Making Waves” by Rissa Miller

Thank You! On Sunday, January 6 we had a wonderful WGC-Hosted Event, “Making Waves” by Rissa Miller at Kittamaqundi Community Church. This script-in-hand reading of the play in partnership with Try it Out Theatre was well attended and we had a lively discussion after the play about women in the workplace that touches on salary disparity, sex-based discrimination, and the #metoo movement.…

We’ve Had a Year of Impact and Meaning, and it’s Because of You

We’ve Had a Year of Impact and Meaning, and it’s Because of You

December 2018 Dear WGC Friends and Supporters, We’ve had a year of impact and meaning, and it’s because of you.  We brought people together with common interests to learn about issues impacting our community and to fund programs that benefit women and girls in Howard County. How did we do this? By giving grants to nonprofits in Howard County that focus on our…

Big Showing for Private Undesign the Redline Tour – Thank You

Big Showing for Private Undesign the Redline Tour – Thank You

We had a great tour of the Undesign the Redline exhibit hosted by the Howard County Library System at the Central Branch. It was great to have so many WGC donors and supporters join us at this interactive exhibit that explores the history of structural racism and classism, how these designs compounded each other from…

WGC Donor Private Tour – Undesign the Redline Exhibit, 12/11

WGC Donor Private Tour – Undesign the Redline Exhibit, 12/11

WGC Donor Private Tour – Undesign the Redline Exhibit December 11, 2018, 5:00-6:30 pm Howard County Library Central Branch Please join us for a Private Tour for WGC Donors of the Undesign the Redline Exhibit at the Howard County Library Central Branch. Undesign the Redline is an interactive exhibit that explores the history of structural…

Thank You for Your Support on  Giving Tuesday, 11/27!

Thank You for Your Support on Giving Tuesday, 11/27!

Wow, we met our #GivingTuesday goal of $1,000 … and then some! It was a day for us to be as excited about giving to causes and organizations we love as we are about shopping on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Thank you all! #GivingTuesday