On International Women's Day, we celebrate all self-identifying women around the world. With so many incredible organizations around the world removing obstacles and empowering women to find happiness in their lives, we want to support the organizations in our community who are making a difference in the lives of women locally. Join us in supporting these organizations today and every day:
Center for Women in Enterprise (Boston, MA)
Center for Women in Enterprise is a nonprofit dedicated to helping women start and grow their businesses. CWE has worked with over 37,000 entrepreneurs across four states.
Dignity Matters (Wayland, MA)
Dignity Matters collects feminine hygiene products and underwear for girls and women experiencing homelessness or poverty. Dignity Matters helps these women regain confidence, stay healthy, and live with dignity.
Dream Big (Newton, MA)
Dream Big provides girls from low-income areas with basic items and helps with fees necessary to allow them to participate in sports and other physical activities. Dream Big empowers young women to achieve their dreams while contributing to their health, education, and overall well-being.
Dress for Success (Boston, MA)
Dress for Success Boston is affiliated with the Worldwide Dress for Success organization. Founded by two women, their mission is to empower women to achieve economic independence by providing network support, professional attire, and much more.
Rosie’s Place (Boston, MA)
Rosie’s Place provides meals and shelter for about 12,000 women a year in a safe and nurturing environment that allows women to maintain their dignity and find security in all aspects of their life.
Strong Women Strong Girls (Boston, MA)
Strong Women Strong Girls empowers women to dream big for themselves through a curriculum focused on female role models, delivered by college women. They strive to support positive mentoring relationships between college-aged women and pre-adolescent girls in underserved communities.
Women’s Fund Southeastern Massachusetts (New Bedford, MA)
Beginning in 2015, the Women’s Fund mission is to advance educational attainment and economic security for women by creating pathways to economic independence.
Women’s Lunch Place (Boston, MA)
Women’s Lunch Place cares for Boston’s most vulnerable women with dignity, fosters their resilience, and empowers them to pursue their dreams. WLP serves healthy breakfasts and lunches, provides basic necessities, and helps women pursue housing opportunities and employment.