Power of 100 Women Lincoln County held its fourth quarter of 2022 event on November 14th, 2022. At this event, three local non-profit applicants were selected to present for their organization to receive the group’s donation. Clothe Our Kids, Hayden’s Hope, and Junior’s House. Clothe Our Kids and Hayden’s Hope presented for 5 minutes each about their organization’s mission and need for additional funding. Clothe Our Kids spoke about how its organization provides at-risk children with clothing and shoes. It is not open to the public but is contacted by schools and other agencies. Clothe Our Kids has provided clothing to well over 10,000 children with 113 of those just in October of 2022. It is funded solely by donation. If you would like to host a clothing drive, volunteer, or donate, visit clotheourkids.com. Amy Harwell, spoke about the creation of Hayden’s Hope after the loss her son, Hayden. Its mission is to spread hope through God’s words and promises. Hayden’s Hope provides local students with the message of salvation and hope via educational and financial opportunities. Over the last 3 years, Hayden’s Hope has awarded 35 scholarships, sponsored South Lincoln School Color Runs, partners with LIFT LC to provide students gifts at Christmas. Contact Hayden’s Hope at Haydenshope44@gmail.com. Junior’s House was not able to present prior to the vote but was able to attend and share its organization to the group. Heather Warden spoke to the group about the mission of Junior’s House, Inc. which is dedicated to bringing together the victim and the Child Protective Investigative team, in one location, to lessen the trauma experienced by victims of child abuse and their families and to increase the awareness of the problem of child abuse and abuse prevention. Junior’s House was the first ever recipient of the Power of 100 Women Lincoln County donation in November of 2020. Junior’s House assists abused and neglected children in Lincoln County. They also speak to children in the local school systems about body safety and touches that are okay and touches that are not okay. For more information visit JuniorsHouseCAC.org. Members then voted and selected Hayden’s Hope to be the winner of Power of 100’s donation. This event also raised awareness of these organizations’ needs and how they benefit the community. Power of 100 Women is a national movement with a simple concept. 100 Women donate $100. Power of 100 Women meets once every three months to hear from three non-profits that benefit Lincoln County. Then members vote to select one of these organizations and donate $100 directly to the winning organization. Power of 100 was created to see a huge impact on the community by donating $100 multiplied by 100 members for a $10,000 award. Power 100 Women Lincoln County members have donated over $40,000! The next meeting is scheduled for February 13, 2023. If you would like to become a member or apply as a non-profit, visit Power100WomenLC.com for more information.
Hayden’s Hope wins Power of 100 Donation of $5,702
Updated: Mar 16, 2023