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How WRC connects others to financial lifelines

2018-06-12T17:25:00+00:00

Within our community, there are various resources available for hard-working families that are struggling to make ends meet. One of our objectives is to be able to connect our clients to these resources when they find themselves in need. One community resource we want to highlight is the Season of Sharing fund, which helps

How WRC connects others to financial lifelines 2018-06-12T17:25:00+00:00

Why Trade Schools Might Be The Right Fit For You

2018-05-29T14:20:52+00:00

Hear from our Wonder Women Client, Alayna Chavez! Alayna has exemplified great success in setting and following her goals. Daughter of WRC’s Marjorie Chavez, Alayna has participated in our employment and empowerment programs, including our signature Challenge Program. After graduating high school, she knew enrolling in a college would set her back in debt

Why Trade Schools Might Be The Right Fit For You 2018-05-29T14:20:52+00:00

Women’s Resource Center Awards $22,000 in 22 scholarships

2018-05-23T19:26:37+00:00

The Women’s Resource Center, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to engaging, educating, enriching and empowering women of all generations, awarded 22 scholarships of $1,000 each at a ceremony in Sarasota on May 20. Betty Schoenbaum, longtime supporter of the WRC Scholarship Fund, was in attendance to witness the recipients receive their scholarships. This year’s class represented women

Women’s Resource Center Awards $22,000 in 22 scholarships 2018-05-23T19:26:37+00:00

Economic prosperity for women through WRC

2018-06-05T19:55:41+00:00

On a recent grant application, Women's Resource Center was asked how our organization builds inclusive pathways to economic prosperity, and as we shared our story, we realized how important it was to share this information with you, too. WRC offers employment counseling for all women - regardless of education level or socioeconomic status. We

Economic prosperity for women through WRC 2018-06-05T19:55:41+00:00

2018 Giving Partner Challenge

2018-05-16T16:19:09+00:00

We just put the finishing touches on the supplemental grant applications for the 2018 Giving Partner Challenge, so it seemed like a good time to share some final thoughts with you as we reflect on this year's fundraising event. Our team is happy to share that we raised $32,324 through user donations which were

2018 Giving Partner Challenge 2018-05-16T16:19:09+00:00

Technology is great!

2018-05-14T22:36:53+00:00

When everything is working... As part of our merger, we integrated our phone systems last July. Unbeknownst to us if you had a Comcast phone line and were calling into the Sarasota number, 941-366-1700, you were being directed to a phantom mailbox. It was not until that mailbox was full that we were alerted

Technology is great! 2018-05-14T22:36:53+00:00

Meet our Wonder Women of Manatee

2018-04-26T20:31:57+00:00

We are so excited to celebrate and honor this year’s Manatee Wonder Women, Chief Melanie Bevan, Dr. Diana Greene, and Dr. Teresa Rawe, at the Founders' Legacy Luncheon. The Founders' Legacy Luncheon is about celebrating the accomplishments of these women that have made outstanding contributions in our community. Read on to learn more about these

Meet our Wonder Women of Manatee 2018-04-26T20:31:57+00:00

It’s time for us to be Louder Together!

2018-04-16T15:41:08+00:00

It only takes one referral to the Women’s Resource Center (WRC) to change a woman’s life. And it only takes one voice–even a whisper–to share an important message. Whether someone is coping with difficult family situations, concerned about finances, or simply seeking opportunities for personal growth, we want to be there to hear their

It’s time for us to be Louder Together! 2018-04-16T15:41:08+00:00

Felicia Phillips: Women’s Resource Center’s “Woman of the Quarter”

2018-04-12T18:48:30+00:00

The Women’s Resource Center (WRC) is thrilled to recognize its first MyWRC J.Jill “Woman of the Quarter”— Felicia Phillips.   Felicia equates adversity with opportunity and is thriving because of who she represents:  WRC—Women Resonating Courage, Conviction, and Commitment. Regina Morris, her WRC case manager, and others will attest to how Felicia embodies WRC.

Felicia Phillips: Women’s Resource Center’s “Woman of the Quarter” 2018-04-12T18:48:30+00:00

7 Benefits of Mental Health Counseling

2018-04-12T14:38:55+00:00

Did you know that Women’s Resource Center offers affordable mental health counseling in all three locations? We work to match our clients with our counselors because it is a very personal experience. Below, Karen Koenig, who provides counseling in our Sarasota facility, shares her perspective of the benefits of mental health counseling. The thought

7 Benefits of Mental Health Counseling 2018-04-12T14:38:55+00:00