The Chesapeake Multicultural Resource Center (ChesMRC) is one of 16 Mid-Shore non-profit organizations to receive a grant from the Women & Girls Fund. Awarded during the 13th Annual Spring Luncheon held on April 28, the grant, totaling $6,680.00, supports ChesMRC programs, with $1680.00 dedicated to the “ESL for Mothers and Girl Scouts for Daughters” program.
Estella Ramirez, Michelle Hammond, Tracye Williams and Melissa Lewis attended the luncheon and received the award on behalf of the ChesMRC.
Women & Girls Fund grants go out annually to programs that benefit women and girls in one or more of the five Mid-Shore counties: Talbot, Queen Anne’s, Dorchester, Caroline and Kent.
The programs that will get a boost from Fund grants this year are wide-ranging, benefitting young children, teens, adults and the elderly, including women and girls who are isolated by poverty, disabilities, poor English language skills or, as in two cases, by incarceration or someone else’s criminal behavior. All of the non-profits typically provide advice, assistance and skill-building for little or no money.
Learn more about the Women & Girl’s Fund on their website.