100 Women Who Care donate $2550 Tuesday evening

Barbara Laluk accepts a donation from 100 Women who Care on behalf of Westman Aphasia Inc. The cheque was presented by Laura Kempthorne, BACF General Manager.

A lot can happen in an hour. The women that gathered on Tuesday evening for the first meeting of the year for 100 Women who Care proved that.

As a result of a one hour meeting and three compelling presentations, Westman Aphasia Inc. received a much needed $2550 donation (more members joined following the cheque presentation).

100 Women who Care began in Brandon just last year and is administered by the Brandon Area Community Foundation (BACF). The goal of the program is to enrol 100 members who meet four times a year for one hour to raise money for a community charity.

At the meetings, short presentations are made by members on behalf of the charitable organization that they have chosen. Following the presentations, members vote on the organization that they would like the donation to go to.

Each member pays an annual $100 commitment fee that supports the Women’s Endowment Fund held with the BACF. Plus, members pledge to donate $50 at each of the four meetings that goes to the selected charitable organization.

It is an easy and effective way to make a big difference in our community. Spots are still available, to find out how you can get involved, visit: www.bacf.ca or email info@bacf.ca.

For more information on Westman Aphasia Inc., visit: www.westmanaphasia.ca