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A significant number of senior women use large portions of their income just to meet basic needs, leaving little for health care, food and other basic necessities.

Join us in the Community

The founders of the Fund for Homeless Women coordinate The Friends of Homeless Women. This volunteer group increases awareness through strategic outreach, community conversations and relationships building.

We have about eight Wednesday morning programs a year where we explore what is happening in our community. We arrange for speakers to present information to the community.  We encourage the audience to make announcements of what is happening in the community. We also meet with local groups to discuss homelessness and to listen to ideas and plans that groups may have to improve the community.  Please contact us at co-organizers@fundforhomelesswomen.org if you would like us to speak to your group.

Upcoming Community Forums – Please Save the Date – Free and Open to the public:

Time: 10:00am to 11:30am
Where: St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 146 12th Street (at Central Ave.), Pacific Grove, CA 93950

  • Wednesday, September 26 – Homeless Students in Higher Education
    Guest Speakers: representatives from local institutions of higher education
  • Wednesday, October 24, Topic TBD
  • Wednesday, November 29, Topic TBD
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Please Give Generously

SPEND: If you want to help build the spendable fund which is offered each year to qualified programs in our community during our next grant cycle, please click here to make a donation to us on the Community Foundation for Monterey County Website. Please join this unique community effort to help the most immediate needs of women experiencing homelessness on the Monterey Peninsula.

ENDOW: If you want to help build our endowment for future, long-term sustainable solutions, and an ever-expanding income stream that will support programs that serve women living without adequate shelter in this generation and in years to come please click here. Earned income from the endowment (approximately 5%) is added to the spendable fund each year for perpetuity.

Thank you for your partnership and generous support. Together we are making a difference in the lives of women experiencing homelessness in our community.

Contribute to the Fund for Homeless Women’s Current Grantmaking
Contribute to the Fund for Homeless Women Endowment
Contribute to the Fund for Homeless Women’s Scholarship Fund
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