100 Women Who Care Support Seniors in Need

The Older Persons’ Commission (OPC) has a new tool to help them deliver meals to homebound seniors. Thanks to a generous $20,000 donation from 100 Women Who Care – Greater Rochester Area, the OPC was able to purchase a new ‘hotshot’ vehicle, used to transport Meals on Wheels to homebound seniors throughout northeast Oakland County. The specialized food delivery vehicle carries 300 meals at a time and features heated and refrigerated compartments, which maintain the temperature of both … [Read more...]

Rochester Women Support Grieving Families of NICU Babies with Latest Donation

100 Women Who Care of Greater Rochester Donates $27,400 to The Roman James Foundation The loss of a child and the financial burden that follows is one no parent should have to plan for, and this January, Greater Rochester’s 100 Women Who Care humbly presented a total of $27,400 to a local organization that serves these grieving families: The Roman James Foundation (RJF). The Roman James Foundation serves Metro Detroit families who have lost a child in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit … [Read more...]

Rochester Women Support Literacy Programs for Detroit Students

100 Women Who Care donates $26,500 to Soar Detroit Recent reading results for Detroit Public Schools (2013) show that only 14 percent of third-graders read at grade level; 27 percent of Detroit fourth-graders tested at or above basic reading levels. Soar Detroit, a nonprofit literacy program, is working to boost those stats. With focused one-on-one literacy coaches, Soar students improve their reading by an average of 2.4 grade levels in just one year of afterschool tutoring, dramatically … [Read more...]

100 Women Who Care of Greater Rochester Reaches $250,000 Donated to Local Charities

100 Women Who Care of Greater Rochester Reaches $250,000 Donated to Local Charities Through its Unique Philanthropic Model The goal is simple, gather 100 women together to donate $100 each to a local charity in one night. Founded in 2013, 100 Women Who Care of Greater Rochester has now turned into 255 committed members, donating $100 four times a year to a nonprofit chosen by the group.  On November 9, the group met for its 14th time since its inception. After hearing from three submitted … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills State of the City 2016 with VIDEO

Ten Years of Addresses The 2016 Rochester Hills State of the City address was held Tuesday evening with a Hollywood Oscar Theme – red carpet entrance, awards, changing wardrobes – hosted by Mayor Bryan K. Barnett. This was Barnett’s 10th address as mayor. Held as Stoney Creek High School, the event nearly filled their large auditorium and provided a wonderful stage to tell the audience about the successes of the city from the past year. “The City of Rochester Hills has had … [Read more...]

No-frills, bare-bones fundraising group celebrates 1-year anniversary in Rochester area

According to their press release, the concept of 100 Women Who Care is: 100 women. $100 each. $10,000 to a single charity in a single hour. Celebrating perhaps the most efficient fundraising concept yet, 100 Women Who Care  (an innovative, grassroots charity group) will celebrate its first year in operation with its fourth meeting and charity collection on Wednesday, May 14, 2014. On this date, at least 160 women members from the Rochester area will meet for one hour and award $16,000+ to a … [Read more...]