100 Women Who Care Albany has donated $318,800 to Capital District non-profits. We are just getting started! Learn more about the organizations that have received our donations and the incredible work they are doing in the Capital District by clicking on the images below.
List of Recipients
Junior Achievement of Northeastern New York provides volunteer-delivered mentorship in financial literacy, entrepreneurship, and work-readiness to inspire and prepare young people to succeed. Learn more here.
Family Promise of the Capital Region To affirm the humanity and dignity of homeless families, and to engage our community in helping them achieve sustainable independence. Learn more here.
RISSE – Refugee and Immigrant Support Services of Emmaus Equip refugees and recent immigrants to build sustainable, independent lives by offering language and literacy instruction, as well as support with life skills and integration into U.S. culture and community. Learn more here.
Things of My Very Own Focuses on providing crises intervention services to children impacted by extensive abuse and/or neglect who are at risk of a Child Protection Services intervention. Learn more here.
Capital Region Sponsor-A-Scholar inspires and empowers promising, underserved students to succeed in high school, college and life. Learn more here.
Troy Area United Ministries provides a safe and just space for those in need, offering meals, HIV/AIDS services, furniture, education, spiritual counseling and advocacy. Learn more here.
Girls Inc. of Greater Capital Region inspires all girls to be strong, smart and bold. They are committed to helping girls build skills and capabilities for a responsible, confident and self-sufficient adulthood. Learn more here.
Koinonia Primary Care provides compassionate, high quality, patient-centered healthcare, in a faith-based environment, to the underserved in New York’s Capital Region. Learn more here.
St. Anne’s Institute helps children and families develop the confidence and skills they need to overcome crisis in their lives through a comprehensive range of independent but interrelated services including a residential and non-residential treatment for adolescent females. Learn more here.
Capital Roots works to reduce the impact of poor nutrition on public health by organizing community gardens, providing healthy food access, offering nutritional and horticultural education for all ages and coordinating urban greening programs. Learn more here.
With passion and integrity, Unity House embraces the view that everyone deserves equal economic, political, and social rights. They work together to open the doors of access and opportunity for everyone, particularly those in greatest need. Learn more here.
Grassroot Givers makes the connection between the needs in our community and those who have resources to share. Their focus is to always give with dignity, to empower individuals and families who are trying to improve their lives. Learn more here.
The RED Bookshelf is a literacy program dedicated to getting books into children’s homes by collecting, preparing, and distributing books on RED Bookshelves located throughout Albany. Learn more about the services provided by checking out their website.
Interfaith Partnership for the Homeless empowers individuals and families who are homeless or facing homelessness with the tools to be self-sufficient. Learn more about the services provided by checking out their website.
South End Children’s Cafe serves free, healthy dinners along with providing after school programs for children grades K-6. Learn more about the services provided by checking out their website.
Joseph’s House provides emergency shelter or support services to an average of 1000 men, women and children yearly. Their missions is to provide non-judgmental services to end homelessness. Learn more about the services provided by checking out their website.
Founded in 1998 by breast cancer survivor Mara Ginsberg, ToLife! provides personalized breast cancer education and support services at a time needed most to women and their families. Learn more about the services provided by checking out their website.
SongwritingWith:Soldiers offers our active duty soldiers and veterans a unique way to tell their stories, rebuild trust, release pain, and forge new bonds. They do great things. Please check out their website for stories and inspiration!
The Friendship Circle is a non-profit organization that provides programs and support to the families of individuals with special needs. Please check out their website for more information about all the wonderful work they do!
The Donna Crandell Foundation supports families of Cystic Fibrosis patients admitted to Albany Medical Center. Please check out their website for more information about this wonderful organization – the first recipient of our collective giving!