Women United

Leading the charge. Inspiring the change. 


Women United is an affinity group for women of color defined as: 

  • A diversity initiative to think differently about communities of color in Kent County

  • A way to harness the power of women and grow into a group that reflects this community

  • A way to build and establish better relationships

  • An opportunity to optimize collaboration with a diverse group of phenomenal women

Why join Women United?

  • Support our journey to better connect, understand and represent communities of color in Kent County

  • Be a part of the development and implementation of the vision with real strategies to create better connections

  • Be a champion and part of this foundational work to guide United Way into the future

  • Become a united force of women leaders who are engaged in philanthropy, volunteerism, advocacy, and making meaningful, lasting change in our community

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Change is only possible when there is a vast and organized network that can lift up proven strategies and bring them to communities.


What’s involved:

  • Monthly meetings to learn about United Way’s focus and impact in the community

  • Hear from community leaders and staff about the issues facing our community

  • Visit key agency partners that are integral in doing the work fueled by the Community Investment Fund

  • Be a voice to affect change by setting a strong example for others to follow and join

  • Make an impact as a group of influential women through volunteer opportunitie

 

Questions? Email Shannon at sgardner@hwmuw.org.



2019 Meetings and Events:

January 8 12-1 p.m. — Core Team Meeting

January 21 — Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

January 24 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. — Member Meeting

February 12 12-1 p.m. — Core Team Meeting

February 28: 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. — Member Meeting

March 12 12-1 p.m. — Core Team Meeting

March 28: 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. — Member Meeting

April 9 12-1 p.m. — Core Team Meeting

April 25: 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. — Member Meeting

May 14 12-1 p.m. — Core Team Meeting

May 23: 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. — Member Meeting

June 11 12-1 p.m. — Core Team Meeting

June 19 — Food from the Heart

June 27: 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. — Member Meeting

July 9 12-1 p.m. — Core Team Meeting

July 25: 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. — Member Meeting

August 13 12-1 p.m. — Core Team Meeting

August 22: 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. — Member Meeting

September 10 12-1 p.m. — Core Team Meeting

September 26: 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. — Member Meeting

October 8 12-1 p.m. — Core Team Meeting

October 24: 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. — Member Meeting

November 12 12-1 p.m. — Core Team Meeting

November 28: 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. — Member Meeting

December 10 12-1 p.m. — Core Team Meeting

December 26: 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. — Member Meeting