Proceeds from our fundraising efforts have also enabled RWA to award two or three scholarships of up to $2500 annually to local women who are beginning or continuing their education.
We have an application process that begins in the spring, and applicants must be local or be sponsored by an RWA particiant.
The women of RWA have multiple opportunities to give back to our local community through various service projects and charitable contributions. Some individuals in our group also often choose to volunteer directly with other local service organizations including Meals on Wheels and the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life.
We contribute money from our fundraising efforts annually to our five core charities:
In the spring, at the end of each RWA year, we provide monetary donations to support additional charities voted on by our group.
Throughout our year, we also strive to collect items and donations to support local charitable organizations such as the Food Pantries and Women's Shelters.
We sponsor events such as the following which are open to the public: