A Gift with a Cause
December 13, 2017
Looking for that unique gift for the holidays? For the woman who cares about her community, this beautiful, limited-run, one-of-a-kind pin, designed by Liztech Jewelry is a hot item, going fast. This pin costs $60 and is the perfect jewelry gift for women in our community that are both fashion-savvy and socially-minded.
All proceeds from the sale of the Liztech pins go to support the projects* implemented by this new network of dynamic and diverse women working together to make Monroe County a stronger community through philanthropy, advocacy, and volunteerism. The group’s current focus is on supporting single-parent families headed by women**. With the median income of single mothers in Monroe County at only $25,500, making ends meet to provide for their families is a daily struggle. This presents an incredible need in our community.
Anyone who signs up for membership by the end of the year also has the opportunity to purchase the pin for a discounted price of $40 (saving $20). For only $140, you can join and literally show your support of its mission.
Annual membership dues for are $100, with membership including opportunities for networking and volunteer experiences, preferred pricing for events, and your support of the mission and single mothers in our community.
To purchase a pin ($60), to become a member ($100) or to do both ($140), simply click DONATE, and in the box for Special Instructions, write “Women United”. We’ll reach out with details on getting you your pin prior to the holidays!
To get involved or to learn more, contact Monica Cravotta by clicking here, or call the United Way office at (570) 629-5657.
* is currently working on a Valentine’s Shoe Box Project, where donated shoeboxes filled with toiletries and treats will go to single mothers for Valentine’s Day; since mothers often put themselves last, is helping ensure that single mom’s struggling in our community recognize that they matter and are not forgotten.
**United Way serves as a fiduciary agent for , helping to administer and financially account for projects implemented by and its membership. Goals are set together to create opportunities for programs, fundraising, networking, and volunteerism, and to connect to national and local best practices to help advance the mission and work of and United Way; improving the lives of those in need in Monroe County.