GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV) - Women from across West Michigan came out to enjoy an evening of delight, inspiration, and community! This year the 7th annual Wine, Women & Chocolate was even more special because it’s Women’s Resource Center’s 40th anniversary.
Guests were able to delight their senses with local area wine, tastings from local Chocolatiers, and delicious hors d’oeuvres. The evening highlighted the mission of WRC with a moving participant testimony, a silent auction, a raffle and a special tribute to our 40th anniversary.
Women’s Resource Center advocates for women to achieve economic independence through meaningful employment. Their programs and services empower and educate. They partner with caring individuals and organizations throughout West Michigan to purposefully transform the employment outcomes for all women.
Here is a snapshot of the women served last year by the Women's Resource Center:
- 741 women who were parenting a total of 675 children
- Ranged in age from 17 to more than 60 years old
- Fifty-seven percent were single parents
- Seventy-one percent earned less than $15,000 per year – not a livable wage for a single person, much less for a family
Wondering how you can help this great organization- click here to donate now.
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