Category Archives: Donors and Their Voices

A Tea Party Legacy

Women in the room are sporting blouses with starched lace collars; feathers perch atop their wide-brimmed hats. Earl Grey tea is served in fine china – cups that have descended to the hostess from her grandmother. Voices hum and rise … Continue reading

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Mother-Daughter Bond Strengthened by Funding Women Together

Former Mary’s Pence board member Pat Rogucki, SFCC has long committed herself to supporting Mary’s Pence, and sharing the cause with her mother, Jean. As a traveler herself, Pat experiences the mission of Mary’s Pence firsthand when she makes her annual … Continue reading

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Supporting Generations

  From the beginning, Mary’s Pence supporters have acted on the idea of sharing a cause they care about with a person they care about. Marie Hogarty is one such woman who ended up sharing Mary’s Pence with her niece … Continue reading

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Baltimore Board Meeting & Reception with Asylee Women’s Enterprises

This past weekend in Baltimore, Mary’s Pence board and staff met for our spring board meeting. This is a group of intelligent and kind women who are passionate about Mary’s Pence work. Though each woman comes from different life experiences, … Continue reading

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Mary’s Pence Welcomes Shelley and Dana

This fall, Mary’s Pence is adding two new members to our family! This October, Shelley Coppock will join the Mary’s Pence board. Shelley is from Oakland California, where she recently retired after over 26 years working for the National Labor … Continue reading

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We Want to Hear From You! And Other Enhancements to Development and Communications in our 2014-2019 Strategic Plan

Over the past month, we’ve been sharing with you Mary’s Pence Fiscal Year 2014-2019 Strategic Plan. You’ve read our refreshed mission and vision and learned about the various ways we are strengthening our ESPERA and Grants programs. It is because … Continue reading

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Mary’s Pence Community Works Together for Empowerment and Economic Autonomy

One year ago at this time we gathered ESPERA women in Guatemala and we spoke about our common goals of empowerment and economic autonomy.  In March, over International Women’s Day, we opened that conversation up to you.  We’ve brought all … Continue reading

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Mary’s Pence Grantmaking History

Posted by Natalie Davis-Goshey, Philanthropy Intern I have had the honor to intern for Mary’s Pence this past summer as their philanthropy coordinator.  At first, I must say, I was nervous about working for a Catholic charity, when I have … Continue reading

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What You are Saying About Mary’s Pence

Mary’s Pence donor survey results are in. This March, in our International Women’s Day mailing, we included a brief survey to Mary’s Pence donors. Thank you to the over 120 Mary’s Pence supporters who responded! Your comments were thoughtful and … Continue reading

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