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Thank You For An Amazing Year

2018-12-12T20:53:28+00:00

What an amazing ride 2018 has been, and we are so thankful. Our goals this year were to improve our Impactful Programs & Services, Financial Strength & Stability and Leadership & Advocacy. We can proudly say we have achieved our goals! We have accomplished so much, and it’s all thanks to YOU! Throughout the

Thank You For An Amazing Year 2018-12-12T20:53:28+00:00

Ask a Banker

2018-12-11T19:39:21+00:00

Financial advice that fits your life No matter what stage of life you’re in, we’re dedicated to providing direction to women of all generations. Our clients are diverse: from women seeking GEDs to those with PhDs...women worrying about their next paycheck to women preparing for retirement. Because our clients are so diverse, we have an

Ask a Banker 2018-12-11T19:39:21+00:00

Why WRC

2018-12-11T19:47:42+00:00

Dear Women’s Resource Center supporter: Your financial gift is important to us and we want you to understand #WhyWRC. Everyday, women come into our centers looking for help. 40% of these women are living below the poverty level, and 19% are considered homeless. Another 36% live below the sustainable wage for our region (ALICE

Why WRC 2018-12-11T19:47:42+00:00

Deja Blues Recap

2018-12-11T19:42:47+00:00

And that’s a wrap! Friday, November 30th, our 7th annual Deja Blues event was held in The Backyard behind O’Bricks Irish Pub & Martini Bar on Old Main Street in downtown Bradenton. The weather was great, the food from O’Bricks was fantastic and the live entertainment featuring award-winning Canadian blues artist, Shakura S’Aida, was

Deja Blues Recap 2018-12-11T19:42:47+00:00

The Déjà Blues Online Auction is Live!

2018-11-28T17:25:52+00:00

While we’re eagerly counting down the days until our party of the year, Déja Blues, on Friday, November 30 – we’re just as excited for the what’s going on NOW…. the online live auction! This auction has been carefully planned by our Déja Blues event committee to include top-notch prizes no matter what

The Déjà Blues Online Auction is Live! 2018-11-28T17:25:52+00:00

WRC Inbox: Letter from a client

2018-11-19T18:02:36+00:00

Dear WRC, I met with an attorney through the WRC’s Ask an Attorney program several months ago. I was in an abusive relationship, left him and went through a very difficult divorce. Unfortunately, once the divorce was final the abuse got worse. I tried five different resources to get help, including my divorce

WRC Inbox: Letter from a client 2018-11-19T18:02:36+00:00

Meet WRC Case Manager: Regina Morris

2018-11-19T17:58:17+00:00

"Regina shared an entire year of blood, sweat, and tears. She was my backbone when things got tough – through the good, bad, and ugly. She still counsels me about next steps – listening and encouraging me." - Regina Phillips, WRC Project Uplift Client As a community agency, WRC strives to engage,

Meet WRC Case Manager: Regina Morris 2018-11-19T17:58:17+00:00

Life, Legacy and Love: Remembering Betty Schoenbaum

2018-11-19T17:40:45+00:00

Over the summer, our community lost a philanthropic leader and a friend when Betty Schoenbaum passed away. The legacy of Betty will continue to live on at WRC through her scholarship recipients and the indelible impact of a life well lived. Betty and her husband, Alex, were extremely philanthropic supporting many causes in

Life, Legacy and Love: Remembering Betty Schoenbaum 2018-11-19T17:40:45+00:00

J. Jill’s Woman of the Quarter: Meet Alayna Chavez

2018-11-19T17:37:03+00:00

The Queen of Soldering Is Crowned J.Jill “Woman of the Quarter” WRC is often the first place women connect when they are unsure of their next step.  We understand we cannot provide every solution, and when our clients need services we do not offer, we connect them to the resources in our community.

J. Jill’s Woman of the Quarter: Meet Alayna Chavez 2018-11-19T17:37:03+00:00