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A white woman and two Somali women at the Isuroon office.

Women’s Rights Are Human Rights

St. Paul Magazine May 2017
By Erik Tormoen

Gallagher imagined meeting God. “What did you do to help women?” God asked. She replied, “I’m a woman; I couldn’t do anything.” Again, God asked: “What did you do?”

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Mary's Pence board and staff on stage with the award for Responsive Philanthropy.


Mary’s Pence Wins Award for Responsive Philanthropy

It is an honor to be recognized as a responsive funder during a moment when women and other marginalized people are facing tremendous struggles. Mary’s Pence is committed to supporting women who have experienced injustice.

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Grants Information Teleconference

December 12, 2017 12pm CST

Learn how to apply for a grant from Mary’s Pence. We will present about our grant criteria and application process, and answer your questions.

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five young women in front of the US/Mexico border fence


US/Mexico Convergence at the Border

November 10-12, 2017
Nogales, Sonora/Arizona

Mary’s Pence will be exhibiting at the SOA Watch Enceuntro at the Border and participating in the events.

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Lunch at The Kitchen Table

October 26, 2017, 11:30am-1:30pm
St. Louis, Missouri, Epiphany United Church of Christ

Join other Mary’s Pence donors and friends for lunch at The Kitchen Table. Your donations to Mary’s Pence are helping improve their business and kitchen skills to provide lunch every Thursday.

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Details of Idea Summit: International innovators connect, share. October 14, 2017. Humphrey School of PUblic Affairs. Building Resiliency in a Changing World.


MINN Idea Summit

October 14, 2017
Humphrey School of Public Affairs, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Mary’s Pence will be participating in a panel on social enterprise development.

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Photograph of the adult immigrant students in the Welcoming the stranger English Class.


Visit Welcoming the Stranger

October 11, 2017, 9:30am – 12pm
Morrisville, Pennsylvania

Join Mary’s Pence staff in a visit to our grantee Welcoming the Stranger. This is a unique opportunity to see the impact of your support!

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Fall Mailing Party

October 5, 2017, 4-7pm
Mary’s Pence Offices, St. Paul, Minnesota

You’ll get a sneak peak of the fall newsletter and enjoy good conversations!

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Photograph of Katie and a donor at a reception.


Call to Action – Rocky Mountain Region

September 8-9, 2017
Golden, Colorado

They will focus on immigration and Sister Simone Campbell will give the keynote address! 

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Photograph of Mary's Pence staff with the Minneapolis skyline in the background.


Summer Potluck

August 17, 6pm
St. Paul, Minnesota

Bring something to share and enjoy an evening with the Mary’s Pence community.

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LCWR Assembly Attendees visiting the Mary's Pence exhibit booth


LCWR Assembly Reception in Gratitude to the Sisters

August 10, 6:30-8:30pm
Orlando, Florida

We are deeply grateful for the support Mary’s Pence has received over our 30 years of funding women, changing lives.

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