February 2022 UPDATE: 164 Norfolk ladies came together virtually and selected Norfolk Refugee Committee as the recipient of $16,400.  This donation will be used to support a Syrian refugee family who will be coming to Canada, specifically Simcoe, in the next few months.  This is a significant contribution as it will pay for close to 60% of their first years rent.  This family of five (mother, father & 3 children aged 11, 9 & 6) are currently living in Jordan as refugees.  They have been vetted by the Canadian Government for immigration to Canada.   

The Norfolk Refugee Committee has successfully sponsored 3 families since 2016.  These families are now working and supporting themselves and have either become Canadian citizens or are working towards their citizenship. 

The presentation was submitted by member Linda Bird.  The other two presentations submitted were Port Dover & Area Lifeline Food Bank (Anita Hillis-Krause) and Simcoe Composite School Computer Lab (Patricia Hall).   

Since 2014, 100 Women Who Care Norfolk has raised more than $481,100 for 31 charities.

 To learn more details about this charity as well all previous successful charities, go to the “Charities” tab on this web site. 

Are you someone who is interested in helping others but is stretched for time?

Do you want to be a part of an empowered group of women who want to make a direct, positive and immediate effect on the lives of others – right here in Norfolk County?

Would you like to network with other like-minded women in Norfolk County?

Due to COVID, all future meetings will be held via email.  When we are once again able to gather in person, the meetings will be held at the Army, Navy Air Force Building in Simcoe.

Army, Navy & Air Force Bldg., 53 Water Street, Simcoe
Corner of Culver & Water, Simcoe – enter off Culver Street.

Meeting dates:
February 2022, May 2022, August 2022, November 2022.   If you have questions, PLEASE CONTACT info@100womenwhocarenorfolk.ca for details.  

 

What is this Organization? What is expected of me?

  • There are four one hour meetings each year
  • To become a member you are required to sign a Commitment Form agreeing to donate $100 per meeting, 4 times a year whether or not in attendance
  • At each meeting, 3 representatives will make a 5 minute presentation on their charity
  • After the presentation, the members will vote by secret ballot. The charity receiving the most votes will receive all the donations E.g. 100 members x $100 = $10,000
  • The charity agrees that the funds will remain in Norfolk, will be used to benefit programs locally and will not be used for administrative costs
  • Income tax receipts will be distributed at the next meeting directly from the charity