The Women's Giving Circle of Howard County

Happy Hour Highlighting WGC’s Emergency Response Network – July 17!

Happy Hour Highlighting WGC’s Emergency Response Network – July 17!

Please join the Women’s Giving Circle of Howard County for Happy Hour! REGISTER HERE Location: Sub-Zero & Wolf Showroom by Fretz, 9204 Berger Road, Suite H, Columbia, MD 21046 Date: Tuesday, July 17, 2018 Time: 5:00 -7:00 pm Cost: $35/includes 2 glasses of wine and appetizers Join us for great food, drink, company and conversation! Hear from newly-elected WGC…

WGC Emergency Response Network Request – We Did It!

WGC Emergency Response Network Request – We Did It!

Many thanks to everyone who took action and donated to help a women and her family in need right here in our community. We asked, and you, our network of women philanthropists, responded – and in less than an hour we raised $400! The WGC Emergency Response Network was created to provide an opportunity for WGC donors…

WGC Journey Scholarships – In Memory of Cindy Hankin

WGC Journey Scholarships – In Memory of Cindy Hankin

The Journey Camp for Girls, or “Journey” is a week-long camp for rising 7th, 8th, and 9th grade girls in Howard County, MD that is run by Maryland Leadership Workshops (MLW) and conceived of and funded by the Women’s Giving Circle of Howard County (WGC). The idea behind Journey is to bring girls together in…

3 Questions With … Incoming WGC Chair, Barb Van Winkle

3 Questions With … Incoming WGC Chair, Barb Van Winkle

3 Questions With … Incoming WGC Chair, Barb Van Winkle! Each month we are speaking to our donors to learn more about how they are participating in WGC efforts, and why it’s meaningful to them. This month, please meet incoming WGC Chair, Barb Van Winkle: 1. How long have you been involved with the WGC, and…

WGC’s Emergency Response Network (ERN) – Enhanced!

WGC’s Emergency Response Network (ERN) – Enhanced!

The WGC’s Emergency Response Network was created 15 years ago in response to the desire of many women to provide direct help to other women in need, in our community. WGC donors have addressed the specific needs of women clients identified by our nonprofit partner agencies serving women and girls in Howard County. These agencies include Hope…

WGC eNews – June 2018

WGC eNews – June 2018

Dear WGC Donor and Friends, Wow, this is my last message to you as the Chair of the WGC.  It has been my honor to serve as Chair the last two years, and to work closely with our wonderful Advisory Board, Community Foundation of Howard County leadership and staff, and WGC donors, partners, and grantees to…

WGC Celebrates Partnership and Named Room at HCC

WGC Celebrates Partnership and Named Room at HCC

We had a wonderful night on June 8 celebrating our partnership with Howard Community College and our newly named room in the Science, Engineering and Technology building. WGC hosted a Pre-Event Reception for donors and friends before the Community Foundation of Howard County’s Spring Party at Howard Community College. We are proud to have partnered…

WGC eNews – May 2018

WGC eNews – May 2018

The Women’s Giving Circle is proud to bring together people with common interests to learn about issues impacting our community and effective philanthropy. Our pooled funds allow us to collectively make larger grants together that will improve the lives of women and girls in Howard County. How are we doing this? We give grants to…

WGC Annual Celebration, October 15 – Save the Date!

WGC Annual Celebration, October 15 – Save the Date!

WGC Annual Celebration, October 15 – Save the Date! Keynote Speaker: Rayna DuBose, “Strength, Power & Engagement: Growing and Giving in Our Community” Location: Howard Community College Date: Monday, October 15, 2018 Time: 5:00 -7:00 pm Keynote Speaker Rayna DuBose was a star athlete from Howard County, who earned a full scholarship to play basketball at Virginia Tech. But after…

WGC Happy Hour at Sub-Zero & Wolf Showroom by Fretz, July 17

WGC Happy Hour at Sub-Zero & Wolf Showroom by Fretz, July 17

WGC Happy Hour at Sub-Zero & Wolf Showroom by Fretz- July 17 Please join the Women’s Giving Circle of Howard County for Happy Hour! Location: Sub-Zero & Wolf Showroom by Fretz, 9204 Berger Road, Suite H, Columbia, MD 21046 Date: Tuesday, July 17, 2018 Time: 5:00 -7:00 pm Cost: $35 /includes 2 glasses of wine and appetizers Register…