100 Good Women was started 30 years ago by Sarah Jane Russell and Janet Bouley. They got 80 women together for a...
What we do
100 Good Women is our name, but what we are is a community. This community around the Lawrence area helps when there is a need that slips through the cracks. How? Grocery cards when a family needs help. Gas cards when a parent is stretched too thin. School shoes. Rides to the doctor when other programs are booked. Gift cards for Christmas. Shower curtains, sheets, trashcan when someone finally gets a home. The list goes on.
We are almost 500 members strong! When we get a request, members receive a notification email that something has been requested. No pressure. No expectation. But if the member has what is needed? Fantastic. Just let us know. It truly is this simple.
Our goal is to say yes. Yes to gift cards, rides, shoes, household goods, gas cards, grocery cards. With each person that donates, that yes is more and more likely.
Clara has three young boys and has escaped an abusive relationship. She couldn't provide Christmas for her children. With the help from our community, her boys were able to open presents on Christmas morning. We have you to thank.
A Lawrence family was homeless and finally able to get a home! They didn't have beds or bedding, they didn't have sheets and pillows and silverware. We put the request out and you came through. They now have sheets, pillowcases and beds to sleep on, as well as the supplies that make their home their home.
A call came in from a woman who didn't have rides to chemo. The services in town were booked, but we put out the request and you came through. This isn't an every-day-kind-of-request. This is life saving and life affirming.
- Have a request to make to our members? Submit it to the board. They'll consider it and let you know if it works for our group.
- Want to join us? Read more on the membership form page.