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Annual Family Traditions Workshop

Annual Family Traditions Workshop

WANDA alumna  and faculty member Charisse Fontes taught our Family Traditions Workshop on Saturday, December 8th. The annual event featured a lovely breakfast donated by our Leadership Circle members, and holiday crafts for the children of our current moms and alumnae...

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Leadership Circle Luncheon a Success

Leadership Circle Luncheon a Success

Our annual Leadership Circle Luncheon, held on November 2nd, was enjoyed by WANDA moms, supporters and staff. Every year, we celebrate WANDA’s role in helping single moms achieve their full potential. Executive Director Danika Dellor announced WANDA’s partnership...

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WANDA Publishes Annual Report for 2017 – 2018

WANDA Publishes Annual Report for 2017 – 2018

WANDA published our most recent Annual Report covering fiscal year July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018. For over a decade, the Women’s Achievement Network and Development Alliance (WANDA) has been helping single mothers succeed through the three E’s - Education, Equity and...

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WANDA Moms Invited to SF 49rs Training Camp

WANDA Moms Invited to SF 49rs Training Camp

WANDA Moms Invited to SF 49rs Training Camp on August 5th! Twenty moms and their families watched the SF 49rs practice from the VIP Community Corner at Levi’s Stadium. Each position group was given the opportunity to select a cause that they are passionate about to...

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WANDA Mom Profile – Jessenia Solorio

WANDA Mom Profile – Jessenia Solorio

WANDA Mom Profile - Jessenia Solorio After talking to Jessenia Solorio for a few minutes you quickly realize that she is an excellent example of someone who has grit - the term that describes the quality of perseverance in the face of challenge. As a child, she moved...

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Congratulations to the WANDA Graduating Class!

Congratulations to the WANDA Graduating Class!

Congratulations to all the wonderful WANDA moms from Cohort 8 who graduated in April! We are so proud of your accomplishments! The packed event featured keynote speaker Julia Nicholson, Cohort 8 speaker Myeshia Jefferson, WANDA mom Michelle Butler’s catering company...

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WANDA – 10 Years Helping Single Moms Succeed

WANDA – 10 Years Helping Single Moms Succeed

We had an unforgettable evening at the "Believe in the Power of Single Moms" 10th Anniversary Gala on May 20th, 2018! We are so grateful to our generous donors for helping us reach our goal of over $100,000 for the Sue Levy Fund which will support future...

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WANDA Selected as a Driver of Financial Wellbeing!

WANDA Selected as a Driver of Financial Wellbeing!

WANDA has been chosen as a semifinalist in the Unlocking ₵hange Challenge, a collaboration of BNY Mellon and Ashoka. The challenge focuses on promising social entrepreneurs in the United States with bold ideas to increase financial wellbeing, ensuring communities can...

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WANDA Mom Honored at UCSF Graduation

WANDA Mom Honored at UCSF Graduation

Our wonderful WANDA mom, Lucia Alvarez, shared exciting news with us about her journey at San Francisco State University. As a graduating senior, she has been selected to receive the College Hood. Congratulations Lucia! Message from Lucia: "Thanks WANDA for being part...

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