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Leadership Circle Luncheon 2019

Leadership Circle Luncheon 2019

Our annual Leadership Circle Luncheon, held on October 16, 2019, was enjoyed by WANDA moms, supporters and staff. Every year we celebrate the impact WANDA has helping single moms achieve their potential. Many thanks to our speaker Nicole Taylor, the new President...

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In Memory of Barbara Jones – Early WANDA Contributor

In Memory of Barbara Jones – Early WANDA Contributor

This special article is in honor and memory of Barbara Jones, whose continuous participation and great generosity to WANDA enabled many struggling single mothers in our community to achieve financial stability. Barbara Ellis Jones passed away on July 13, 2019, after a...

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WANDA Poised for Growth in 2020

WANDA Poised for Growth in 2020

WANDA E3 =Elevate Of the 11 million single parent families with children under the age of 18, more than 80% are headed by single mothers, and 34% of those families live in poverty. California has the country's highest poverty rate, with nearly one in five residents...

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WANDA Annual Report 2018 – 2019

WANDA Annual Report 2018 – 2019

WANDA (Women’s achievement network and development alliance) helps single mothers succeed through the three e’s - education, equity and empowerment. WANDA moms are resilient, determined and do indeed find success, often going above and beyond their initial financial,...

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Susana Jimenez: Tenacity and resourcefulness pays off

Susana Jimenez: Tenacity and resourcefulness pays off

Congratulations to Susana and her family! This summer Susana’s offer on a house in Bay Point was accepted, her WANDA matching funds were wired to the lender, and she closed on her home in late August. She’ll move into her new home with her two sons in October. Until a...

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San Francisco 49er’s Community Welcome WANDA Moms

San Francisco 49er’s Community Welcome WANDA Moms

The 49ers wide receivers (and a few special guests) welcomed a number of women's empowerment groups to the first #49ersCamp Community Corner!  "Thanks for joining us today BAWSI, CityTeam, Help A Mother Out, Oakland Elizabeth House, Next Door Solutions...

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Your Mom Raised You Right!

Your Mom Raised You Right!

Thank you to everyone who contributed to our successful Mother's Day giving campaign. Our message is: Your Mom Raised You Right! Show her by donating to WANDA in her honor for Mother's Day! We sent e-cards to all of the moms acknowledging each donation. You can still...

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Congratulations to WANDA Silicon Valley’s Graduating Class

Congratulations to WANDA Silicon Valley’s Graduating Class

Congratulations to all the wonderful WANDA moms from Cohort 9 who graduated in April! We are so proud of your accomplishments! We had a great turnout and all of the speakers were so inspiring! Thanks to everyone who helped organize the event. Si se puede!!!The packed...

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Giving to WANDA is a GREAT Mother’s Day Gift

Giving to WANDA is a GREAT Mother’s Day Gift

At  WANDA, we serve low-income single moms by empowering them to change their lives. WANDA believes in investing in single moms right here in our own back yard to give all moms a chance at achieving their dreams and becoming financially independent. Honor your mom or...

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