Hispanic 100 Latina Giving Circle awards grants to nonprofits
Dallas—The Hispanic 100 (H100) Latina Giving Circle at Texas Women’s Foundation awarded $166,000 in grants to 33 North Texas area nonprofits serving the needs of Latina women and girls in low and moderate income communities. Since its inception, H100 has given an astounding $672,500 across 136 grants.
The H100 Latina Giving Circle at Texas Women’s Foundation was established to further engage Latinas in philanthropy, and to expand resources for local organizations that empower, educate and support Latinas.
“The Hispanic 100 Latina Giving Circle is honored to award grants to these 33 organizations whose mission aligns with ours to invest and empower Latinas to achieve success,” Linda Valdez Thompson, the H100 Latina Giving Circle co-chair, said.
“There were many worthy organizations. We researched and selected these knowing that they are making a positive impact in the communities they serve.” Lucinda Rocha, H100 Latina Giving Circle co-chair, said.
Among the grant recipients were the following:
Children First – Hire part-time bilingual counselors (Grand Prairie)
Design Connect Create – STEM Camps for Girls (Grand Prairie)
Irving Cares – Client emergency assistance and education opportunities (Irving)
SER Jobs for Progress National, Inc. – SER STEM Robotics program (Irving).
Donating to the H100 Latina Giving Circle is open to anyone who has a desire to join a legacy of philanthropy that creates positive change by investing in the lives of Latinas.
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