Navigation Links
Area Women Gather in Milford on July 10 to Further the Mission of Women's Caring Program
Date:7/2/2008

MILFORD, Mich., July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The legacy of caring begun 29 years ago by a small group of friends has grown to become one of the area's most significant Summer fundraisers, thanks to the enthusiastic support of women who see the value in helping fund childcare for low-income families just starting out.

The 29th annual Twilight Gathering, hosted by the Women's Caring Program (WCP), is slated for Thursday, July 10 from 5:30-8 p.m. at the home of WCP President Carol Walters in Milford. Begun as a party on her front porch, the event now attracts more than 800 women to the grounds of her Milford farm.

In addition to a gourmet meal prepared by Chef Mary Brady and beer and wine poured by a team of men who pay for the honor of serving the women, attendees have a lot of fun bidding on hundreds of silent auction items. More than 80 corporate donors, led by General Motors, typically support the event.

"Thanks to funds raised at the Twilight Gathering, we are able to fulfill our mission of becoming a national model for supporting children and families on the road to independence through early childhood education," said Carol Walters, WCP president.

The Childcare Commitment Program, now in its 10th year, offers one-time awards to assist families in need that are ineligible for child care assistance from the State of Commitment. WCP provides families with 40 percent of the annual cost of childcare, up to a maximum of $2,280 per family per year.

Tickets are $100 in advance and $125 at the door. Corporate and individual donations are accepted. For information and to purchase tickets, telephone (248) 415-1442, email rsvp@womenscaringprogram.org or visit http://www.womenscaringprogram.org.

ABOUT WCP

Founded by Carol Walters and two friends in 1979, the WCP is a nonprofit organization with an all-volunteer board of directors. In 1995, the group incorporated and soon after started a public-private initiative, the ChildCare Commitment, to award grants to families needing assistance with childcare services. Since 1995, the WCP has raised more than $1.75 million to subsidize childcare for more than 700 families and children in need.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Women's Caring Program
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Womenshealthchannel Enhancements Support Pregnant Teens
2. Solis Womens Health Brings Molecular Breast Imaging to Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex
3. New York Legislators Kill Bill for Grieving Mothers. Womens Rights Activist stands up for some women and not others.
4. U.S. Hospitals Vary Widely in Caring for Women
5. New blood clot guidelines for pregnant women
6. Womens Health Guide Aged 18-39 Released on NHS Choices
7. HealthGrades releases Fifth Annual Womens Health in American Hospitals study
8. Healthy Diet Lowers Death Risk for Women
9. TrimWater Teams Up With Womens Fitness Leader Lucille Roberts
10. Quest Diagnostics to Provide Diagnostic Testing Services for the Women of Ireland through Irelands First Nationwide Cervical-Cancer Screening Program
11. VA Reaches Out to Women Veterans
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/25/2016)... ... ... Dr. Travis Schwarz is an experienced dentist who leads Riverheart Family Dentistry ... patients of all ages with a full menu of dental services, including preventative, ... superior patient reviews that he has consistently earned during his practice experience. It was ...
(Date:5/25/2016)... Livonia, MI (PRWEB) , ... May 25, 2016 , ... ... honors Allstate has to bestow: the Dick McKenna Good Hands Legacy Award. McKenna ran ... commitment to others which continues to inspire all those who knew him. The award ...
(Date:5/25/2016)... ... May 25, 2016 , ... TransactRx announces the release of ... medical service claims by Pharmacy Benefit Managers that were submitted by Retail Clinics ... TransactRx Cross Benefit Clearinghouse receives standard professional medical claims submitted from the retail ...
(Date:5/25/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... May 25, 2016 , ... America ... that Carol Reichbaum, M.S.L., M.S.P.A., of the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of ... Fellowship will enable Ms. Reichbaum and 24 other advocates from around the country to ...
(Date:5/25/2016)... Fort Wayne, IN (PRWEB) , ... May 25, ... ... of supplemental group health insurance, has seen a significant spike in their clients' ... in their annual biometric health screening by implementing a high-deductible health plan ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/23/2016)... According to market research ... and Demand Forecast to 2022 - Industry Insights ... (Drug Discovery and Development, Proteomics, Clinical Testing, Environment ... and Biotechnology, Academic and Research Institute, Hospitals and ... mass spectrometry market was valued at ...
(Date:5/23/2016)... , UAE, May 23, 2016 ... importance of Precision Medicine and the role of ...   The First International Conference of VPS-Penn ... the distinguished patronage and presence of Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak ... focused in Precision Medicine, which helps provide personalized medicine and ...
(Date:5/22/2016)... , May 23, 2016 ... develop its anti-fibrotic and anti-inflammatory compound DS102 in ... as in non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) patients. ... significantly sequestered in lung tissue and has bronchodilatory, ... after oral administration. The Company will publish further ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: