The 2021 Zonta SanCap grant supported F.I.S.H. of Sancap. The organization earmarked funds to help women with medical expenses so they need not decide between their own health and the ability to support their families.
In lieu of our traditional “Peek at the Unique” home tour, our club members have developed an innovative and equally unique fundraiser for 2021. “Peek Repurposed” will allow us to give a fresh look to the club’s ongoing fundraising efforts over the next year as we continue to face uncertain times.
In 2021, Zonta funds will support the Pace Center for Girls “Earning Through Learning” incentive program that lets the girls earn points for purchases at the Center’s Point Store, attend special meals, and go on field trips.
Through its foundation, the Zonta Club of Sanibel-Captiva awarded $82,500 in grants to 15 local non-profits in Lee County whose missions mirror Zonta’s own: empowering women and girls.
The Zonta Club of Sanibel-Captiva is renowned for its annual home tour, “Peek at the Unique.” Based at the Sanibel Community Church and set for Saturday, March 13, this year’s pandemic-observant event will take place largely online.
Zonta’s 2020 grant funds support Community Housing and Resources (CHR), whose mission is to provide affordable housing for families and individuals who work in and serve the community of Sanibel.
Zonta’s 2020 grant funds have been used by Dress for Success for the Women Empowered Through Employment Series (WETES) and the Entrepreneurial Spirit Program (E$P).
Zonta 2020 grant funds helped support the Dr. Piper Center’s Foster Grandparents Program, which creatively links these low-income elderly and children with special needs aged 4-17.
In support of the worldwide “Zonta Says NO to Violence Against Women” initiative, Zonta of Sanibel-Captiva is placing shells painted orange—the theme color of the campaign—in public places on Sanibel, labeled with the number for the national domestic violence hotline, 1-800-799-SAFE (7233).
The Zonta Club of Sanibel-Captiva is looking for outstanding young women in the Lee County School District as candidates for the annual Young Women in Public Affairs award.