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Submit a Shero!

2019-06-19T19:40:53+00:00

Those of you who stay up-to-date with us on Facebook, you have most likely seen our Saturday #Shero posts. We define a “Shero” as a woman who is regarded as a hero, hence the name, she + hero = “shero.” A Shero does not have to be someone who is well-known or famous. A

Submit a Shero! 2019-06-19T19:40:53+00:00

Happy Pride Month!

2019-06-14T22:19:17+00:00

Happy Pride Month! Every year, during the month of June, the LGBTQ+ community comes together t celebrate pride in many ways such as parades, street parties, community events, public speaking events, educational sessions, poetry readings, and more. Why June? Because June is when the Stonewall Riots took place in 1969. Police raided the Stonewall

Happy Pride Month! 2019-06-14T22:19:17+00:00

Love Designer Clothes, But On A Budget?

2019-06-05T21:39:44+00:00

Did you know that at our Manatee and Sarasota Centers, we offer FREE gently-worn clothing for our clients seeking job attire? Open Monday-Thursday from 9am-5pm and Fridays from 9-11am, our Career Closet is perfect for working professionals who need that crisp, stylish look for their next career adventure! Our Career Closets are supplied by

Love Designer Clothes, But On A Budget? 2019-06-05T21:39:44+00:00

Calling All Nurses: We Need You!

2019-06-11T18:23:51+00:00

The demand for nurses is very high in Manatee/Sarasota counties. At the Women’s Resource Center, we are proud to say we have helped several nurses obtain their degree through our annual scholarships. According to an article written by the Herald-Tribune, The Department of Economic Opportunity is projecting more than 14,000 job openings for registered

Calling All Nurses: We Need You! 2019-06-11T18:23:51+00:00

Congratulations, 2019 Scholarship Recipients!

2019-06-03T23:36:53+00:00

The Women’s Resource offers annual Educational Scholarships to recognize, reward, and encourage female students who are pursuing a higher level of education to reach a realistic goal in preparation for employment, self-sufficiency, and advancement in the community. This year, $28,000 in scholarships were awarded with each of 28 recipients receiving a $1,000 award. 64%

Congratulations, 2019 Scholarship Recipients! 2019-06-03T23:36:53+00:00

Thank you for supporting Project Uplift to Bank of America and The Ralph S. French Foundation!

2019-05-15T19:00:54+00:00

I want to start off by giving a huge thank you to two of our partners. Bank of America generously invested $15,000 to support Project Uplift and our Workforce Development Programs (in addition to $10,000 donated in 2018). We also want to thank The Ralph S. French Foundation for its continuing support for The

Thank you for supporting Project Uplift to Bank of America and The Ralph S. French Foundation! 2019-05-15T19:00:54+00:00

Alzheimer’s Caregivers: You Are Not Alone

2019-05-02T18:21:00+00:00

Approximately 44 million people worldwide are living with Alzheimer’s disease or a related form of dementia. In the United States, an estimated 5.5 million people have Alzheimer’s. Of these, around 5.3 million people are 65 years and older, and your chances of developing the disease double every five years beyond the age of 65.

Alzheimer’s Caregivers: You Are Not Alone 2019-05-02T18:21:00+00:00

Too busy to make healthy choices?

2019-04-30T17:28:16+00:00

Are you feeling busy, overwhelmed and stressed? Do you find it challenging to make healthy choices because you don’t have time? We get it... today's world is fast-paced and this can make it extremely challenging to live a healthy lifestyle. That’s why The Women’s Resource Center is introducing WHEN (Women’s Health Education Network), a new

Too busy to make healthy choices? 2019-04-30T17:28:16+00:00

Mother: An Influential Woman, Not Defined By Blood.

2019-04-22T22:38:02+00:00

  A mother does not have to be defined by blood. A mother is someone who teaches, loves, helps, supports, and impacts your life in a positive way. For Mother’s Day, please consider supporting WRC by honoring a woman (or women) who has made a difference in your life. For a limited time only,

Mother: An Influential Woman, Not Defined By Blood. 2019-04-22T22:38:02+00:00

Manatee County ALICE Report

2019-04-22T22:23:24+00:00

United Way Suncoast has just released the new ALICE Report. ALICE stands for Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed. This report measures how much it costs to live in our community and how many households are struggling, despite being gainfully employed. 44% of Manatee County households live below the survival budget of $47,184 (for a

Manatee County ALICE Report 2019-04-22T22:23:24+00:00