Benedict Center

$12,500 | The Sisters’ Diversion Project
A multi-year project designed to create, maintain, and expand policies and practices that decriminalize prostitution and offer women treatment alternatives so they can begin the journey to safer and healthier lives.

Hayes Bilingual (MPS)

$12,500 | Cientificas de Milwaukee
The only extracurricular program that offers bilingual STEM education to elementary and middle school-aged girls in the Milwaukee Area and raises awareness of the disparities apparent in the higher education pipeline, particularly in STEM fields.

Milwaukee Center for Children & Youth, Inc.

$5,000 | Money Matters

Money Matters seeks to empower girls and women with the skills they need to be self-sufficient and to break the cycle of poverty and abuse.

Notre Dame School of Milwaukee

$5,000 | Graduate Support Program

The Graduate Support Program provides academic, financial, social and emotional support to Notre Dame School of Milwaukee students from 8th grade through high school graduation.

Pearls for Teen Girls

$12,500 | General Operating
An evidence-based curriculum and strong adult-girl mentorships to awaken adolescent girls to the power they have to direct their own lives, and helps them develop the knowledge, skills, and mindsets to succeed in school, seek post-secondary education, and avoid teen pregnancy.

Sojourner Family Peace Center

$12,500 |  VOICES Survivor Advocacy Committee

VOICES engages survivors of domestic violence in a network of support to help them emerge from the darkness of abuse, realize their worth and potential, and become ambassadors for social change in the field of domestic violence.

YWCA of Southeastern Wisconsin

$12,500 | Dress for Success

Dress for Success gives women the confidence and tools needed for accessing economic opportunities.

Why It Matters

Women in Wisconsin only earn 78.3 cents for every dollar their male counterpart earns. Without economic social change, it will take until 2058 for women to catch up.