2009-2010 Charitable Support

Local: 2/3 Disbursement Income  
Young Women in Public Affairs Award
which recognizes a young woman’s (age 16- 20) commitment to the volunteer sector, volunteer leadership achievements and dedication to the advancement of the status of women.
$ 1,000

TESSA, A Community Without Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault to maintain a program of Life Skills classes for the women living in the Safe House which Zonta helped begin in 2008. 8,000
Women’s Resource Agency of Colorado Springs – Their mission is to help women of all ages attain and maintain self-sufficiency through individual planning & consultation, classes, groups, a career corner, a school program and more. 500

Human Trafficking – The Zonta Club of the Pikes Peak Area Project to support a grassroots effort to educate the public about human trafficking happening locally, to create and maintain a list of active resources for law enforcement, to provide much needed services to trafficked victims, to advocate on all levels for the humane treatment of trafficked victims and to prevent trafficking in the future. 500
Women Partnering, responding to the unmet needs of financially vulnerable women and children in the Colorado Springs area. 500
Trampled Rose – Women for Women Foundation, providing shelter, food, education training and care to many of the world’s poorest women awaiting admittance to the Fistula Hospital, Addis Ababa in Ethiopia. 500
Zonta International: 1/3 Disbursement Income  
Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV in Rwanda; the Safe Cities for Women Project in Guatemala City, Guatemala and San Salvador, El Salvador; and the Reduction of Obstetric Fistula in Liberia 5,000
Total Disbursement $16,000