Women's Initiative needs help now

$525 of $5,000 goal

Raised by 12 people in 19 days
Martha Dempski  WATERVILLE, ME
Women's Initiative for the past 6 years has provided the Waterville area a place for women to come together in support of one another. ( about 2000 visits annually)  We teach hand crafts, have health talks, and work together to inspire hope and create friendships that are positive and nurturing.  Self esteem and confidence are built through learning and sharing with one another.   We have been blessed to see many timid shy ladies blossom and grow beyond the struggles they had.
        We are 100% volunteer based and support our program through sale of our hand crafted items as well as personal donations.  All other needs are being met by the ladies that utilize our program, by giving back in what ever ways they can.  (coffee, paper goods etc)
          Recently we lost some or our funding and are facing possible closure.  Your donations would go directly towards supporting our basic needs, rent and phone.  Your support will mean the world to so many women who utilize our program as a natural support in addition to other community resouces.  Please help us to continue helping women in our community thrive.  Thank you so very much for your support.
 FMI   https://www.facebook.com/womensinitiative4me/

Martha Dempski
Founder 
Women's Initiative
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Tina Philbrick Richard
19 days ago
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Women's Initiative is a great program for women looking for a safe place to meet other ladies and learn how to make crafts. I have been going there for about a year now and I have seen with my own eyes ladies blossom into a BEAUTIFUL flower, I think of one awesome lady and it just blows my mind of how far she has come!!! I would hate to see the doors close to this wonderful place so if you can help in any way it would be much appreciated by the ones that go there now and new ones that may come. Thanks Martha for all you do, you rock lady...hugzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz ♥.

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Cindi Bailey
19 days ago
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I love Martha and all she does for the community and helping to keep us women strong. I help when I can and hope y'all can see the value in women that are strong. I myself have dealt with things and it is a comfort to have a place that is non-judgmental and does everything to celebrate our differences. It has empowered me beyond what I ever thought possible and she would like to continue to show the community that this place has a value for women who need a place of their own. I am advocating for Martha to continue her heartfelt work in this fine community. Thanks for being there for all women who need a voice or just a hug.

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$525 of $5,000 goal

Raised by 12 people in 19 days
Created March 6, 2017
$100
Anonymous
8 days ago
CC
$50
Carla Caron
15 days ago

Martha, and the women I encounter, shared, grew with at Women's Initiative during a very difficult part of the journey of my life. I'll be forever Grateful for all that was given freely to me. I wish I could provide more. This Beautiful Place to gather is so very necessary and helpful to Women in Our Community. It takes a village. This village was a home for me when I was unsure of my identity. I needed to learn to get to know my true self, learn to be honest and accept my feelings as nothing but feelings. They can't hurt you. The come within, you feel them, and they go. They are not Right or Wrong. They just are. I learned to Love me the way I am. I am a Beautiful Mess! It's Okay! I'm not ever alone. Love and Abundant Blessings!

EL
$25
Erin Luck
17 days ago
MT
$25
Mary Tracy
17 days ago

Such a wonderful organization! We need to keep you going!

LU
$50
Lisa Udelson
18 days ago
MC
$25
Melissa Caron
18 days ago

Happy to help such a wonderful outreach program for women <3

$100
Anonymous
18 days ago
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$100
Anonymous
18 days ago
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PB
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Patricia Byther
19 days ago
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Women's Initiative is a most needed place for the Waterville, Me area. There should be more places like this for women throughout the country.

$25
Anonymous
19 days ago
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Tina Philbrick Richard
19 days ago
3
3

Women's Initiative is a great program for women looking for a safe place to meet other ladies and learn how to make crafts. I have been going there for about a year now and I have seen with my own eyes ladies blossom into a BEAUTIFUL flower, I think of one awesome lady and it just blows my mind of how far she has come!!! I would hate to see the doors close to this wonderful place so if you can help in any way it would be much appreciated by the ones that go there now and new ones that may come. Thanks Martha for all you do, you rock lady...hugzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz ♥.

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Cindi Bailey
19 days ago
3
3

I love Martha and all she does for the community and helping to keep us women strong. I help when I can and hope y'all can see the value in women that are strong. I myself have dealt with things and it is a comfort to have a place that is non-judgmental and does everything to celebrate our differences. It has empowered me beyond what I ever thought possible and she would like to continue to show the community that this place has a value for women who need a place of their own. I am advocating for Martha to continue her heartfelt work in this fine community. Thanks for being there for all women who need a voice or just a hug.

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