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Dream builders- Women’s Fund of Essex County

Dream builders- Women’s Fund of Essex County
Danvers Herald
Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Danvers — With a lofty goal of empowering women and girls in the area, the Women’s Fund of Essex County took another significant step to that end by awarding 12 grants to deserving charities last week at their 9th annual luncheon.

Over $84,000 in grants was shared among organizations that target helping women and girls. Co-chairs of this year’s luncheon Paula Jerome and Kristine Trustey greeted the almost 300 women at the sold out event who gathered in the grand ballroom of the Peabody Marriott Hotel. The group was brought together by the common desire to help the thousands of women and girls who face life-diminishing issues including homelessness, abuse, bullying, poor health, financial illiteracy, inadequate job skills and education in Essex County.

The Women’s Fund of Essex County was founded in 2004 and since it’s inception has grown to be one of the most successful funds in the country. Read article...

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