Women United, an affinity group of the Souris Valley United Way, announces grant awards made possible from the first annual Little Black Dress Campaign.
In February, Women United members and friends lead an awareness campaign by wearing a black dress or outfit for five consecutive days to raise funds for local women battling poverty, entering the workforce, and caring for their families. The event raised over $13,000.
Today, a large portion of the funds were awarded to:
YWCA Center of Hope Shelter- $5,500
Rehab Services- $4,500
**The remainder of the funds will be used towards future Women United projects including an exciting announcement this fall.
“I am so proud of these women and our community for stepping up to the challenge by providing a helping hand, “stated Dusty Zimmerman, President of Women United. Zimmerman is excited for the future of the Little Black Dress Campaign which is set for the week of February 20, 2017.
Women United is a group of passionate women who offer their time, talent and financial resources to improve lives throughout the Souris Valley United Way service area.
For more information, call 701-839-2994.