A new group is starting in the Denton County area called “100 Women Who Care” with the goal of supporting local charities in a quick and easy way.
The 100 Women group, created by Kristi Hassett of Flower Mound, will gather three to four times per year for a one-hour meeting in which they will learn about local charities and each woman will donate a $100 check to a charity selected by the group, according to a news release. Three charities will be drawn at random at the meeting, a member will make a five-minute presentation about each cause, the group will vote by ballot to select the charity, and then each member will write a check for $100 to the top vote-getter.
“This combined donation of $10,000 makes a real impact, without time-consuming fundraising events and planning,” the news release said. “It’s fast, simple, and amazingly effective.”
The charities that can be considered for the donation include Children’s Advocacy Center for Denton County, Communities In Schools of North Texas, Denton County Friends of the Family, Lovepacs and WTF – Winning The Fight. Other local charities — and local branches of national charities — can be nominated to be added to the list.
The group has not quite reached 100 members. The first meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Flower Mound Library Community Room, 3030 Broadmoor Lane. For more information, contact Kristi Hassett at [email protected] or 214-707-6391.