Power of the Purse Issues $11,700 in Grants
Nine local nonprofit organizations benefiting women and children’s initiatives received a total of $11,700 in grants on the opening night of <em>Southern Hospitality from the Power of the Purse, a women’s giving circle of the Community Foundation of West Georgia.
The 2015 Power of the Purse grants were awarded to the following organizations:
• Carroll County CASA
• Carroll County Ferst Foundation
• Communities In Schools of Carrollton/Carroll Co., Inc.
• Hope for the Journey
• Legacy Council
• Pregnancy Resource Center
• S.C.R.A.P Bin
• University of West Georgia Georgia College of Education
• West Georgia Regional Library
The Community Foundation of West Georgia’s Power of the Purse Fund is an organization of giving specifically for women of Carroll, Haralson and Heard counties. It offers donors the opportunity to join other women in donating funds and then deciding where the money will be used in support of women’s and children’s initiatives.
Pictured, left to right, are Ann Gaquere and Martha Goodson of West Georgia Regional Library, Marcie Kuykendall and Helen Helwig of the SCRAP Bin, Jennie English and Faith Pullen of the Pregnancy Resource Center, Faith Mallory of the Legacy Council, Betty Daniel, Power of the Purse Grants Committee chair, Rose Holley of Hope for the Journey, Cynthia Langley of Communities in Schools, Martha Saunders and Martha Thurman of the Carroll County Ferst Foundation.