News & Updates

The Louis and Gloria Flanzer Philanthropic Trust Matching Challenge


I wanted to reach out to you directly, to let you know about a matching opportunity happening right now.....but it’s going fast. The Louis and Gloria Flanzer Philanthropic Trust announced a $500,000 matching challenge for nonprofit agencies in the Suncoast Area, including the Women's Resource Center. The Trust will match dollar for dollar donations made

The Louis and Gloria Flanzer Philanthropic Trust Matching Challenge2020-02-07T17:01:54+00:00

Women’s Resource Center Introduces New ‘Career Connections’ Initiative


Article by: Herald Tribune Women’s Resource Center is launching a monthly information session called Career Connections to connect women to quality job openings and funded educational opportunities in the community. Local employers are partnering with WRC not only to recruit for their open positions but also to help participants learn about the career paths available

Women’s Resource Center Introduces New ‘Career Connections’ Initiative2020-01-23T22:56:55+00:00

National Mentor Month: Helping Women Navigate the Path to Empowerment


When you listen, you give one a sense of importance, hope, and love that he or she may not receive any other way.  Through listening, we nurture and validate the feelings one has, especially when he or she experiences difficulties in life.                                                                                          ― H. Norman Wright Kim is the

National Mentor Month: Helping Women Navigate the Path to Empowerment2020-02-07T16:54:25+00:00

2020 Self-Care Challenge


Maintaining a healthy relationship and self-care routine with yourself is absolutely necessary for your overall health and well-being. Many times, we get so caught up in our busy lives, we tend to slip up on our normal self-care routines. It is important to realize that self-care is a necessity! When you have a consistent

2020 Self-Care Challenge2020-01-07T22:14:18+00:00

Congratulations to Our Insurance Program Graduates!


To meet the high demand in the insurance industry CareerEdge Funders Collaborative and the Women’s Resource Center partnered with State College of Florida (SCF) to offer a three-week Customer Service Representative 4-40 License training at the Women’s Resource Center in Sarasota. With an Insurance Customer Service Representative License, individuals can earn an average starting

Congratulations to Our Insurance Program Graduates!2019-12-20T17:15:45+00:00

Thanks for Joining us at Deja Blues: NextGen 2019!


All of us at the Women’s Resource Center would like to extend our full gratitude to all attendees, committee members, board members, volunteers, and sponsors. We truly could not have done it without YOU! We'd also like to give the City of Bradenton a special thank you for allowing us to take Deja Blues:

Thanks for Joining us at Deja Blues: NextGen 2019!2019-12-11T21:05:04+00:00

Transition at WRC


For almost 8 years, Leslie Tilton has been a constant at the Manatee Center. Maybe some of you can relate to Leslie's story. She and her husband raised two great was already off to college and their youngest was in high school at St. Stephens. Being the planner that she is, Leslie starting

Transition at WRC2019-11-25T14:46:01+00:00

Help US Help HER


At The Women’s Resource Center, our primary focus is, and always has been, on our clients and our mission to help women and their families thrive. Yet the reality is that we would not be able to provide these transformative services without the support of generous donors and committed volunteers. Throughout the forty-year history

Help US Help HER2019-11-20T16:21:12+00:00

Roots & Wings | Latinas of WRC


Laughter rings out of the cozy meeting space at the Manatee Women’s Resource Center (WRC). It’s Monday night and the women who make up the Latina’s of WRC are trickling in. There is wonderful energy and a blend of Spanish and English as they greet each other like old friends. It is music to

Roots & Wings | Latinas of WRC2019-11-07T21:14:24+00:00