In 2009, a few organizations in Greeley were serving women’s financial needs but none provided immediate assistance. That same year, Women2Women Founder, Kay Broderius shared her idea of an organization that provided financial assistance to women in need with nine other Weld County women.

These ten women all agreed that an organization that could respond quickly to women’s immediate financial needs would be unique and Women2Women (W2W) was formed and received 501(c)(3) status. The first W2W fundraising effort was for each of the ten board members to ask ten friends for $100 in 100 days. Just 31 days later, $11,000 was raised and W2W was off and running.

The first assistance payment was given to a UNC Student who was graduating and in need of financial help with her utility bills. She had to give up one of her three jobs in order to complete her final semester and W2W’s assistance provided needed support for her and her young child.

Soon after, W2W began contacting other 501(c)(3) agencies and formed partnerships with United Way 211 and Northern Catholic Charities. Today, W2W partners with nearly 90 agencies and has an expanded service area from Greeley/Evans to a larger portion of Weld County.

Women2Women Charity Report - 2022

Our Board

May, 2024 Weld Women 2 Women Board

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  • Liz Clark, President
  • Karen Wainscott, Vice President
  • Beckie Croissant, Secretary
  • Danielle Prochazka, Treasurer
  • Elese Finn, Board Member
  • Jaymi Nickell, Board Member
  • Sabrina Nowling, Board Member
  • Kristi Rankin, Board Member
  • Tara Rasmuson, Board Member
  • Liz Sauter, Board Member
  • Betsy Sullivan, Board Member
  • Kristen Arnold, Board Member
  • Desire’e Clark, Board Member
  • Heather Beran, Board Member
  • WITH: Lauris Laue, Director of Program and Engagement

Give a Hand Up

If you donate to Weld W2W, you are helping our entire community, including local businesses.

Local Business

We would love to work with your business to bring in donors and patrons. A portion of the business profits during the event period will go to helping women in need. You decide what portion and date work with your business! Contact us to get started.

Individuals

Join our fundraising events! During the fundraising events, a portion of the sales profits will go to helping women in need. All you need to do is stop in and shop at the partner business to support our mission.