Tag Archives: economic empowerment

Cooking Up Social Change

Mary’s Pence invited The Kitchen Table, a fall 2015 grantee, to lead a workshop at the Call to Action conference and share the success of their social enterprise. “We made a trip of a lifetime,” says Stephanie Renee Booker-Wynn of … Continue reading

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ESPERA Women Have a Will to Thrive

Gabriela Bandini de Unánue reflects on her first year working with women participating in the ESPERA community lending program as the ESPERA Business Facilitator. Reflecting on the year since I joined the Mary’s Pence team, I would like to share … Continue reading

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Grantee Spotlight: Women Workers United

This spring, Mary’s Pence granted to the Workers’ Rights Center (WRC) of Madison, Wisconsin, for the first time. The community center meets with roughly 500 workers a year, most of whom work in food service and other low-wage jobs, in … Continue reading

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New Grantees – Spring 2016

Mary’s Pence is proud to announce the latest Mary’s Pence Grantees: Artistri Sud Temuco, Chile / Quebec, Canada Artistri Sud is a Canadian charity that microfunds female artisans in hopes of breaking the cycle of poverty. They work mainly with … 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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