Rosie's Place News Summer 2014
Rosie’s Place and Community Partners Help Improve Guests’ Nutrition
For most of us, fresh vegetables and fruit are what make the meal. For poor women who rely on canned goods donated by food banks and food drives, a basket of fresh produce is a special treat. To help meet that need, several local farms and other community partners donate produce to Rosie’s Place so we can provide a wide range of healthy food options to our guests. Read More
Celebrate Rosie's Place on October 28
Our yearlong 40th anniversary celebration continues with the annual Funny Women…Serious Business luncheon at the Hynes Convention Center on October 28! Featured speaker is author Cheryl Strayed, whose #1 best-selling memoir, Wild, details her 1,100-mile hike from the Mojave Desert to the Oregon-Washington border and the personal struggles that compelled her to take the journey. Read more about sponsorships or buy tickets now!
Rosie’s Place Guest Finds New Direction at Stacy's Juicebar
When Stacy Madison, a longtime supporter of Rosie’s Place, was planning the launch of Stacy’s Juicebar this winter, she knew capable, reliable workers would be critical to the success of this new enterprise. And her experience as the founder of Stacy’s Pita Chips had shown her the importance of a talented workforce. At her sister (and board member) Deb Pasculano’s suggestion, she looked to the many Rosie’s Place guests seeking employment and found a match with Theresa Marks. Read More
Amazon’s Donation Program Brings Smiles to Rosie’s Place
Rosie’s Place is now participating in a new philanthropic effort from Amazon.com. The AmazonSmile program will donate 0.5% of your eligible purchases to Rosie’s Place, as long as you start shopping at smile.amazon.com. As you know, these funds help us make a difference to the 12,000 poor and homeless women we serve each year. Read More
Perfect for Summer!
Throughout our anniversary year we are offering the Rosie’s Place Button Bracelet, in shades just right for summer. Buy yours online today! And, as a Rosie’s Place supporter, you are entitled to exclusive advance notice for WCC sales. Keep an eye on your email–we’ll be having another 24-hour flash sale in July! Prices on many items will drop dramatically for one-day only so, if this has been shared with you, make sure we have your email address. You can browse our Shop at www.rosiesplace.org/shop.