If you saw a woman and children stranded by the side of the road, would you stop and help?
Women With Drive Foundation doesn’t provide a ‘handout;’ nor is it an entitlement program. This short-term intervention identifies stalled women with drive and provides a needed jump-start to liberate them and their children from dependence on welfare.
We provide access to a car…she provides the drive
Women With Drive Foundation provides a car to women in transition in exchange for their participation in programs that identifies and addresses her particular barriers to independence, helping her to achieve self sufficiency.
This systemic approach targets the root cause of dependence for women, enabling them to not only elevate their own productivity, but it also provides an example to their families. Having this level of independence has a positive effect on their income, the economic vitality of their communities and the lives they touch.
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We’re honored to be featured as one of the CNN10: Visionary Women. Listen to the Google Hangout, hosted by CNN’s Kelly Wallace here. You can also find us on The Christian Science Monitor, The Shriver Report, The Women’s Media Center DC, among Chicago’s Ms. Tech #MondayMakers, or on the Huffington Post. We’ve also been chosen as a semifinalist for the #projectimpact grant, sponsored by A Better Chicago.
We’re just getting started and excited to see what’s possible!
The Women With Drive Foundation fund is a component fund of the Community Foundation of Greater Muscatine, a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit charitable organization, donations to which are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. Please make checks payable to the Community Foundation and include in the memo “WWDF”. Send to: Community Foundation of Greater Muscatine, 208 W. 2nd St, Ste. 213, Muscatine, IA 52761. You may request a current financial statement from the Community Foundation.