Category Archives: Advocacy

Please Help Raise Funds for our Zonta Club’s Covid-19 Crisis Response

– A combined Service and Advocacy initiative –

The COVID-19 crisis is adversely affecting women and families, particularly regarding basic needs, not only health, but also food, shelter and safety with increases in domestic violence, unemployment, and evictions. We will be supporting agencies whose resources are stretched due to this crisis and whose mission aligns with ours.

We are asking members who are able to donate to our club’s Zonta Foundation to help these agencies in need, making a bigger impact than we could as individuals.

  • If members who are able can donate the cost of our monthly meeting dinner, we should be able to raise $750 or more for each of the four agencies we have selected for this summer’s effort.
  • Since we did not meet as a Club in person and dine together in March, April, May and June, we each did not incur a $30 per month meeting cost. Please consider donating this amount or more.
  • Feel free to send in one check, or you may elect to donate monthly over the summer. We are also offering on-line donations via Facebook.

We have selected four agencies to support with this summer’s effort:

  • Milwaukee Homeless Veterans Initiative (MHVI)/ WOVIN –Women Veterans Initiative:
    • Women veterans and their families
    • Providing housing and food
    • Sojourner Family Peace Center:
    • Women and their families, as domestic violence is spiking in COVID-19 crisis
    • Providing safety, food, housing
  • Sixteenth St Health Center:
    • Patient and family-centered medical care and social services, serving largely below poverty level Spanish-speaking population in Milwaukee and Waukesha Counties
    • Open and accepting new patients, need protective equipment
  • The Cathedral Center:
    • Primary focus is on women and children, working to end homelessness
    • Concerned about running out of supplies, basic needs and PPE

Donations can be sent to the Zonta Foundation Treasurer:
Elizabeth Stull
3049 S. 39th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53215

Please indicate “COVID” on your check and note if this is a one-time donation for the full summer effort, or one of multiple checks if you prefer to donate monthly. Or you may donate on-line via our Facebook page. Thank you!

2019 Zonta Says NO to Violence Against Women – 5th Annual Walk

Here is an updated line-up for our anticipated speakers on Monday, September 30th! 

  • Mayor Tom Barrett
  • DA John Chisholm
  • Captain John Corbett, MPD Sensitive Crimes
  • Milwaukee Health Commissioner Jeannette Kowalik
  • Congresswoman Gwen Moore
  • Carmen Pitre, President and CEO Sojourner Family Peace Center

Save The Date: 2019 Zonta Says NO to Violence Against Women – 5th Annual Walk

“Still Fashionable After 100 Years” Fundraiser Luncheon & Fashion Show on April 13, 2019

Please join us at our annual fundraiser on April 13th!  We will have silent auction, raffles, a wine pull, 50/50 raffle, luncheon, presentation of 2019 grant winners and a fashion show. It will be a day of fun to raise money for women and girls both locally and internationally. 

Here is the link to the Eventbrite Registration Site for online reservations or print the attached invitation components:  

2019 COVER FRONT and BACK

2019 INSIDE INVITE

2019 ZONTA REPLY CARD

Save The Date Oct 1st: Zonta Says NO to Violence Against Women – 4th Annual Walk

2018 Silent Walk Flier PDF

Annual Fundraiser Fashion Show – April 14th, 2018

The Eventbrite site is now live! Invitations are attached to the Activities page. Please reserve your spot to make our 2018 fundraiser the bet yet!  Join us for a day of food, fun, and fashions!  Your support is appreciated.  Thank you!   

https://2018-zonta-fashion-show.eventbrite.com 

ARTREACH Youth Art Show – Issues of Human and Sex Trafficking

Please join us! We are thrilled to invite you to meet the youth artists behind the ARTREACH Exhibit at Milwaukee Public Library Central location on Tuesday, Feb 6th at 6 PM.  Please RSVP: http://bit.ly/2FJXt7j

Information and Eventbrite link 

 

Save the Date: Zonta Says NO to Violence Against Women – 3rd Annual Walk

PDF for the Silent Walk_Save the Date 2017

Zonta Says No / 16 Days of Activism

Please join us in drawing attention and taking action during the 16 Days of Activism, November 25 to December 10.

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