Category Archives: Grantees

Confronting Conflict with Community

Mary’s Pence Funds Women’s Empowerment in Central Ohio’s Somali Community by Javan Williams, Mary’s Pence Volunteer It all started during the summer of 2010, in Columbus, Ohio. The Women of Capital Park apartment community had enough of the violence. But … Continue reading

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Canadian Voice of Women for Peace Set Record: Youngest Canadians to Ever Attend UN Commission on Status of Women

by Diane Anastos, Mary’s Pence Volunteer Canadian Voice of Women for Peace, a 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 Mary’s Pence grantee helped break a record this past year when they supported Maddy Murphy and Lara Von Maydell to attend the United Nations … Continue reading

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Migration: Chosen When There are Few Choices

by Pat Rogucki, Mary’s Pence Board Member In November of 2012, Mary’s Pence had a booth and sponsored a panel at Call To Action in Louisville, KY. In addition to the work, we were treated to illustrious and learned speakers, … 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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Karen Gargamelli

Mary’s Pence has been honored to provide funding for Common Law, a group of lawyers that provide legal services to ordinary folks who, as members of grassroots organizations, mobilize around the social justice goals of low-income communities of color throughout … Continue reading

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Notes from Nicaragua: Kitty Madden Remembers

The following post is from former Mary’s Pence board member, Kitty Madden, of Casa Materna – Mary Ann Jackman in Nicaragua: It was my friend Cindy Starr who first introduced me to the wonderful work of Mary’s Pence in 2001. … Continue reading

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Grantee Update: Picturing Paradise in Peru

  Learn more about Con/Vida and the recent exhibit in Lima Peru of cuadros created by women from rural Peru. click here

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Grantee Update: International Partners in Mission

The following post is from Jean Ann Sekerak, Managing Director for Mission Effectiveness & Strategic Initiatives IPM : It started ten years ago with a group of women who shared a common vision.  A group of women in Zaragoza, El … Continue reading

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Grantee Update: Community of the Beloved

The following post is from Rev. Amy Cantrell, Community of the Beloved, Asheville, NC: Peace, love, and great gratitude to all of you who support Mary’s Pence and through Mary’s Pence,  Community of the Beloved.   Community of the Beloved is … Continue reading

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