The Women's Giving Circle of Howard County

Thank You, WGC Donors!

Thank You, WGC Donors!

February 2018 Many thanks to all donors who gave to the WGC in 2017 – it’s a long list! We can’t thank you enough: AFP Interiors, Aime Self, Alexander F. Ross, Alison Canning, Alison Cuomo, Allyson Lestner, Anita Anderson, Anjula Batra, Ann M. Bromery, April F. Pardoe, Arlene Sheff, Barb Van Winkle, Barbara J. Wright, Barbara K. Lawson,…

Women’s Giving Circle Happy Hour at Seasons 52 – March 6!

Women’s Giving Circle Happy Hour at Seasons 52 – March 6!

Please join the Women’s Giving Circle of Howard County for Happy Hour! Date: Tuesday, March 6, 2018 Time: 5:00 -7:00 pm Cost: $35 /includes 2 glasses of wine and appetizers Register here Join us for great food, drink, company and conversation! And, hear a brief overview of WGC’s recent accomplishments, plans for 2018, and why and how…

WGC eNews – February 2018

WGC eNews – February 2018

Dear WGC Donor and Friends, In 2002, a group of sixteen women decided to start the Women’s Giving Circle of Howard County. Now fifteen years later, with over 1,000 individual donors, and over $1 million in donations, the WGC has become a wonderful community of women with a shared purpose: to improve lives of women and…

Wonder Girls!

Wonder Girls!

WOW! Check out this powerful new blog post by members of the Mayfield Woods Middle School Youth Advocacy Group who attended the WGC’s Annual Celebration – who have a lot of really important things to say. We are so impressed by these young activists! #GirlPower  Our New Postcard Campaign & More! January 27, 2018 By Sahara,…

New Report: “Giving By and For Women”

New Report: “Giving By and For Women”

Check out this new report, “Giving By and For Women” which examines why and how leading female philanthropists are choosing to invest in the future of women and girls. The report for the Women’s Philanthropy Institute is funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Women Moving Millions.

Great 2017, Ready for 2018 … Together!

Great 2017, Ready for 2018 … Together!

WGC had a great 2017 and are looking forward to an impactful 2018, together. So much good work, so many reasons to give. Take a look at what we’ve accomplished this past year. Thanks to all our donors for your support! In 2002, a group of sixteen women decided to start the Women’s Giving Circle…

#Giving Tuesday – 11.28.2017

  What if we all came together and gave on one day? We can! For most of us, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are the “unofficial” start to the holiday shopping season. This year, let’s make Giving Tuesday the official start of the giving season! Consider showing your support for the Women’s Giving Circle of Howard…

WGC in the News

WGC in the News

  Sep 28. 2017 Our thanks to The Baltimore Sun and the Columbia Flier for shining a spotlight on our Annual Celebration on Oct. 10 and the incredible work Paola Gianturco has done for women and girls. Paola will be joining us on Oct. 10 to discuss her most recent book “Wonder Girls: Changing the…

2017 Annual Celebration

2017 Annual Celebration

  The Women’s Giving Circle of Howard County held it’s Annual Celebration on Tuesday, October 10, 2017. Attendees:   Received an overview of the highlights from 2016 – 2017 Heard testimonials from those who have benefited from WGC Discovered how WGC plans to encourage philanthropy in the coming years Keynote Speaker: Author, Paola Gianturco Paola discussed her…

The Changemaker Challenge

The Changemaker Challenge

The Horizon Foundation and United Way of Central Maryland are looking for innovative and fresh ideas to help address some of Howard County’s most pressing social issues. The challenge: Individuals, teams and nonprofit organizations will deliver an idea that could impact local health, the environment, social justice, children, teens, older adults or any other issues.…