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Women's Initiative for Self Employment

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THE STORY:

For 25 years, Women’s Initiative for Self Employment has been providing high-potential, low-income women with the business training, funding and ongoing support to start their own businesses and become economically self sufficient.   A national nonprofit, Women’s Initiative offers business management training, technical assistance, and financial services, in English and Spanish, in New York, Oakland and San Francisco. Our program helps improve the quality of life for the women we serve, their families and our communities.  The women who go through our program significantly increase their income and assets while launching businesses, creating jobs and stimulating the local economy.  In 2012, recent graduates of our program created and retained more than 5,300 jobs! 

Our mission is to build the entrepreneurial capacity of women to overcome economic and social barriers and achieve self-sufficiency.

For 25 years, Women’s Initiative has proven that women create jobs for themselves and others, access the mainstream economy, and increase their economic self-sufficiency when they are given business planning and financing support.  We know that over 25 years:

  • 7,823 women have started and grown their own businesses.
  • 12,281 jobs have been created or retained.
  • $4.9 billion has been returned to the local economy as a result of our clients starting businesses, increasing their sales, earning more income, creating local jobs, and paying sales tax.

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To This Fundraiser

$66,772

MONEY RAISED
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  • Sondra Bollar

    $100

  • Alyson & Oliver

    $100

  • Simply Inspired

     

  • Globex International

    $500

  • Anonymous

    $150

  • Susan Eick

    $50

  • Robb & Linda Evans

    $200

  • Margaret Sheppard

    $90

  • Laura Ambroseno

    $500

  • Bill and Jo Haraf

    $200

  • Sara Frankel

    $200

  • Myrna Hennessy

    $100

  • Aaron Katzel

    $500

  • Patricia E. Hart

    $100

  • Valerie Di Maria

    $250

  • Doug & Mickie Lloyd

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $140

  • Naureen Hassan

    $1,000

  • Camille Orlando

    $50

  • Mary and Richard Kelly

     

  • Ruby Martin

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $250

  • Anonymous

    $45

  • Anonymous

     

  • Anonymous

    $30

  • Carla Frank

    $1,000

  • Ed Stevens

    $100

  • Angela Buonocore

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $20

  • Peter Debreceny

    $100

  • Barbara Schten

    $100

  • Cristi Delgado

    $40

  • gayle ferraro

    $100

  • Anne Isaacson

    $250

  • Nancy Kelly

    $50

  • Ann Leary

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $40

  • Anonymous

    $1,000

  • Wendy Brandes and Joel Kassan

    $150

  • Alison Davis

    $100

  • Paganelli Family-Mt. Carmel Pharmacy

    $300

  • Lynn Martin

    $100

  • Ginny Stapp

    $50

  • Andre & Kimberley Goode

    $100

  • Rohini

    $25

  • LEZ BE NLUV.com

    $20

  • Carroll Brown

    $50

  • Marah Anderson

    $250

  • joanne wilson

    $250

  • Sanil Pillai

    $50

  • michele astorian

    $200

  • Satish Sallakonda

    $50

  • Ruth Gaube

    $250

  • Anonymous

     

  • Susan Mignano

    $100

  • The Gross Family

    $25

  • Indira Vidyaprakash

    $100

  • Anonymous

     

  • Jim Sheppard

    $1,000

  • Anonymous

     

  • Anonymous

    $250

  • Lori Choi

    $200

  • Lucille Allison

    $100

  • Tomas Kaselionis

    $50

  • Deborah Harrison

    $250

  • Nicole Osmer

    $50

  • Kirby & Pamela

    $100

  • Amy Price

    $100

  • Don't Touch My Hair Productions

    $25

  • Shawn Mead

    $50

  • Victoria Barrena

    $500

  • Deirdre O'Connor

    $2,500

  • Connie

    $50

  • Karin Hirtler-Garvey

    $5,000

  • Jane Creighton

    $500

  • Anonymous

    $75

  • Luisamaria Ruiz Carlile

    $200

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • David, Marge and Amy Jacobsohn

    $250

  • Ray Jordan

    $100

  • Deb Colden and Gary Marker

    $250

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Alka Asthana

    $50

  • Nancy Sheppard

    $250

  • King/Brielle

     

  • Lauren Popeil

    $100

  • Ann Scullion

    $25

  • Viridiana Ponce

    $25

  • Anonymous

     

  • Jeri & Steve

    $100

  • Julianne Quinn

    $100

  • Nick Ashooh

    $25

  • Susan Puglisi

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • paul capelli

    $25

  • Megan B

    $100

  • Lisa & Ryan

     

  • Carol Beaumier

    $500

  • JoAnna Conrad

    $35

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134% Raised of $50,000 Goal

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The Team: $66,772 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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WOMENS INITIATIVE FOR SELF EMPLOYME...

Amount Raised

$15,583

 

31% Raised of $50,000 Goal

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Liz Hamburg

Amount Raised

$12,460

 

249% Raised of $5,000 Goal

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ElasticMinds Consulting

Amount Raised

$9,207

 

115% Raised of $8,000 Goal

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Nicole Levine

Amount Raised

$8,430

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Dawn Fay

Amount Raised

$5,255

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Terry Hogan

Amount Raised

$4,150

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Nancy Sheppard

Amount Raised

$2,345

 

47% Raised of $5,000 Goal

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Adriann Wanner

Amount Raised

$2,210

 

111% Raised of $2,000 Goal

Donor Comments

JoAnna Conrad

JoAnna Conrad

DONATION: $35

Great organization 1 year ago

Carol Beaumier

Carol Beaumier

DONATION: $500

4 years ago

Lisa & Ryan

Lisa & Ryan

4 years ago

Megan B

Megan B

DONATION: $100

4 years ago

paul capelli

paul capelli

DONATION: $25

4 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $25

4 years ago

Susan Puglisi

Susan Puglisi

DONATION: $100

4 years ago

Nick Ashooh

Nick Ashooh

DONATION: $25

4 years ago

Julianne Quinn

Julianne Quinn

DONATION: $100

4 years ago

Jeri & Steve

Jeri & Steve

DONATION: $100

4 years ago