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Women United 2022


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! 


  • 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 or call (712) 255-3551 for more information!


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

  • Food insecurity

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 with questions.