Help A Woman Rise!
An education is the greatest tool a woman can have. It enables a woman to improve her level of employment and become more independent.
To advance the status of women worldwide through service and advocacy.
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Zonta Club of Fort Worth Foundation
5253 Fallworth Ct.
FortWorth, TX 76133 - 5901
Yolanda is a 32 year old single mother of three boys who works multiple jobs and is attending law school. She was the 2014 Zonta Rose Scholarship recipient.
Yolanda was raised by her grandmother after her mother abandoned her at the local bus station when she was only 2 weeks old. She began to be sexually assaulted at 7, but told no one because her abuser threatened harm to her grandmother. She became involved in an abusive relationship at the age of 19 which lasted almost 12 years. Yolanda felt as if she would never accomplish anything and there was no way out.
Wanting a better life for herself and her three boys, she left everything and moved to the DFW area, where she began to pursue her dream of getting an education. Yolanda applied and was accepted into law school, studying constitutional and criminal law.
Your generous contribution helps women like Yolanda transform their lives.
Every dollar you donate will be used to support educational initiatives and college scholarships for women and girls.
Below Are Examples of What Your Donation Can Do!
$25 - Dinner for a female student & her children prior to her job skills class, encouraging regular attendance.
$50 - Cost for a woman to enroll in a program to study for her GED.
$350 - Provides a classroom with learning/living materials for an entire school year to help homeless/low-income children.
$500 - Provides 10 days intensive case management, life-skills classes, counseling, food & clothing vouchers, bus passes and secure living facility for an at-risk woman.
$1,000 - Funds a local woman’s college scholarship