Women United

Mission

Women United mobilizes a diverse network of women in McLennan County to strengthen our community by investing in local programs that enable women to achieve their goals and positively impact their lives.

 

About

As an integral part of United Way of Waco-McLennan County (UWWMC), Women United is committed to creating an effective female-driven philanthropic force to improve life for women in McLennan County. We are part of a growing, global network of women leaders, over 70,000 strong across more than 165 communities in six countries.

Scholarship Program

Funds raised by Women United through membership dues and Fashionably Supporting United Way, provide scholarships for local programs focusing on education and financial stability for women.

Dues
We ask members to submit annual dues of $250.00. Your place of employment is welcome to sponsor your membership. Annual dues can be made in one payment or in monthly payments.
Sponsored Memberships are available.
Corporate Gift Sponsor: $750.00

Meetings and Roles

Women United leadership meets monthly and convenes all members quarterly. At the quarterly gatherings, members will receive a Women United update, explore the role of women in leadership, and enjoy sessions on a range of relevant and interesting topics. Women United members may also volunteer in a greater capacity by serving on the scholarship committee and/or fashion show fundraiser committee, which meet as needed.

Fashion Show Fundraiser

Fashionably United is the annual Women United fundraiser coordinated by the fundraiser committee.

Why Join Women United?

  • Support a community of women who contribute their personal passions, best ideas, funds, and unique strengths to the mission of empowering women
  • Contribute funds, time, and talents to empower women in McLennan County
  • Learn more about critical issues impacting our community
  • Enjoy opportunities to connect with the programs and women supported by Women United funding
  • Give voice to issues important to you, women and families in our local community
  • Energize and inspire women to make a difference through philanthropic giving and volunteerism
  • Participate in exclusive Women United events
  • Receive recognition in our online Membership Directory and Annual Community Report

 


LAST YEAR IN MCLENNAN COUNTY. UNITED WAY FUNDED PARTNER PROGRAMS PROVIDED:
20,549
low-income children access to
Early Childhood Education
classes and quality afterschool and summer programs
33,753
low/uninsured families with access to
Medical Screenings and Health Exams
as well as prescription assistance and other therapy needs
150,498
children, adults, and families with
Meals and Bags of Groceries
over 46,000 eligible children, adults and families
4,602
low-income pregnant girls and women
Pregnancy Related Care Needs
including prenatal care, resource assistance, and parenting classes
22,344
families and individuals with
Family and Domestic Violence Care
including access to shelters, resource counseling, and case management