Notes from Meeting 4 – July 13, 2015

David's Thank you

David Jackson – Rainbow Teen Camp Leader

100 Women Who Care Guelph concluded it’s first year of operation with the fourth meeting of the season.

Giulanna Giancotta & Diane Nelson

Giulianna Giancotta from Rainbow Day Camp selects this month’s nominees with Diane Nelson.

We opened with some updates and then  heard a heartfelt description of the results of last meeting’s donation to Rainbow Day Camp from the passionate and committed David Jackson – Teen Camp leader. We’re reaching out to David to get the text of his speech if we can. Stay tuned for that.

Following David’s talk we went through our usual selection process and…

July 13 winner

Nominating Member and Organizer Tannis Sprott (centre) receives the quarterly donation cheque on behalf of Guelph Wellington Women In Crisis From Sharon Lewis (left) and Diane Nelson (right) also organizers of 100 Women Who Care Guelph

Congratulations! The donation from this meeting goes to Guelph Wellington Women in Crisis’s Transitional Housing and Support Program. They have been chosen at our
fourth charity selection meeting to receive an award of approximately $12,500 from the membership of 100 Women Who Care Guelph. The Transitional Housing and Support program provides counselling and levels of services so desperately needed by women and their children who are experiencing or have experienced abuse, helping them to start over, with both practical and emotional support.

Group shot

Many of our current members joined us for this impromptu group shot – we hope you can join us next meeting!

Keep your eyes and ears open for other worthy charities, and get those nominations in by the deadline of September 29th for our next meeting set for Monday, October 5th, 2015, from 7 – 8 pm (registration begins at 6:30) at the Delta Guelph Hotel and Conference Centre, where we will choose our next member nominated charity! See you there!

We celebrate all the members of 100 Women Who Care Guelph who have made such an amazing difference this year. Together we’ve raised $46,600 for area causes. And we’ve only just begun!

Previous charity nominations

July 13, 2015 1) Guelph Wellington Women in Crisis (winner) 2) Beginnings Family Services 3) Chalmers Community Services
Apr. 13, 2015: 1) Rainbow Day Camp (winner), 2) 2nd Chance Employment, 3) Focus On Nature
Jan. 12, 2015: 1) Michael House (winner), 2) Rainbow Chorus, 3) The Children’s Foundation
Oct. 28, 2014: 1) Rainbow Chorus, 2) Ed Video, 3) Hospice Wellington (winner)