Women United exists to provide financial support to organizations or groups that demonstrate the ability to enhance the quality of life for Siouxland youth. Women United membership gives Siouxland women the opportunity to:
Direct their charitable contributions toward issues that matter most to them
Join other women in actively improving the community we live in
- Network with members and non-profit agencies in the Siouxland area
Nearly one and a quarter million dollars in grants awarded since 2006 to improve the lives of Siouxland children!
WOMEN UNITED MEMBERSHIP LEVELS
BRONZE (1 VOTE): $1,250 annually
GOLD (2 VOTES): $2,500 annually
PLATINUM (4 VOTES): $5,000 annually
New members may join at any time during the year, contact Sharon at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (712) 255-3551 for more information!
WOMEN UNITED GRANTS
Program Grant requests of $500 - $2,499 are made as one time awards, with a focus on specific needs such as supplies, equipment, tutors, etc.
Brighter Future Grant requests of $2,500 - $50,000 can be made to support new, ongoing, or expanding programs that address issues similar to those shown below.
Poverty and its influence on children
Health issues such as immunization rates and teen pregnancy
Literacy and access to educational opportunities in the summer
Parent involvement and its impact on children
Seven Women United grants were awarded on March 8, 2023 to non-profit organizations serving Siouxland children. Congratulations to the following:
Heartland Counseling - Parent/Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) Room Expansion, $1,926.
Catholic Charities/Boys and Girls Clubs of Siouxland - Fulltime Licensed Therapist, $21,269.
MercyOne Child Advocacy Center - Speak Up Be Safe Program, $4,255.
Urban Native Center - Youth Development/Strengthening Urban Natives (SUNs), $16,000.
Siouxland Foster Closet - Clothing and Necessities for Foster Children & New Location Supplies, $20,000.
The Crittenton Center - Emergency Youth Homeless Shelter School, $6,200.
Sleep in Heavenly Peace - No Kid Sleeps on the Floor in Our Town, $25,000.
Contact Sharon Messerschmidt at email@example.com with questions.