Members Visit Grantee Alice Paul Institute To Learn About The Local Legend

Members Visit Grantee Alice Paul Institute To Learn About The Local Legend

Beyond The Check, Grants, SJ WOMEN GIVE
Alice Paul: In Pursuit of Ordinary Equality Written by Impact100 Member Ginny DeLong On May 6th, the Non-Profit Outreach Committee welcomed 20 Impact100 SJ members to Paulsdale, the ancestral home of women’s suffrage leader Alice Paul and now the headquarters of the Alice Paul Institute (API). The organization was the 2020 recipient of a $43,000 general operating grant that was used to help expand the national reach of its girl’s leadership programs by enhancing their digital presence.  During the brief lecture and slide presentation by volunteer Mary Kimport, Impact members learned about the life and work of Alice Paul, the history of what was once a 175-acre farm, and the incredible struggle to win the right to vote for women. About Paulsdale and API Paulsdale is a National Historic Landmark in Mount Laurel.…
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MEMBERS-ONLY EVENT: Tour & Lunch at Alice Paul Institute

MEMBERS-ONLY EVENT: Tour & Lunch at Alice Paul Institute

Beyond The Check, Events
Join us on May 6th at 2020 Grantee Alice Paul Institute (API) for a tour the house and its beautiful grounds, and enjoy lunch with fellow Impact100 South Jersey members on the gorgeous wrap-around porch. API is located at 128 Hooten Road in Mt. Laurel. This 2023-2024 members-only event is FREE and takes place from 10 AM to noon. Learn about the history and childhood home of one of America's most influential suffragettes. The architect of some of the most outstanding political achievements on behalf of women in the 20th century was born and raised right in Mt. Laurel.  API's work honors her legacy by championing gender equality through education and leadership development. Please register by Thursday, May 4th.
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GRANTEE SPOTLIGHT:  Alice Paul Institute

GRANTEE SPOTLIGHT: Alice Paul Institute

Beyond The Check, Grants
As we close out Women’s History Month, it is timely that we shine our spotlight on the work of the Alice Paul Institute (API), a 2020 Impact100 SJ general operating grantee. API is located in Mt. Laurel at Paulsdale, a National Historic Landmark that is the birthplace and childhood home of suffragist and equality activist Alice Paul. Their mission is to honor the legacy of Alice Paul’s work toward gender equality through education and leadership development. The organization is committed to positively impacting the ongoing, intersectional struggle for gender equality. API offers leadership programs for teen girls and civic engagement programs for men and women of all ages that connect history to current events and issues. Their signature teen program is the Girls Leadership Council (GLC). They also educate the public…
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BEYOND THE CHECK: Farmers Against Hunger Delivers Despite Challenging Conditions

BEYOND THE CHECK: Farmers Against Hunger Delivers Despite Challenging Conditions

Beyond The Check, Grants
NJ Agricultural Society's Farmers Against Hunger program (FAH), a 2021 Impact100 South Jersey General Operating Grantee, has been working through a perfect storm of national challenges at the local level. Meeting the needs of struggling farmers, families, and community organizations facing a pandemic, inflation, and drought made their programs even more critical to the region. But they have shown up and flexed to meet the demand. New Jersey farmers faced so many obstacles this year and many were not able to offer the amount of surplus crops that they have in the past. Abnormal climate conditions, such as early spring followed by spring frost that damaged plantings, combined with drought later in the season, made growing conditions extremely challenging. On top of that, inflation, which affected fuel costs for tractors…
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BEYOND THE CHECK: Yogas & Alpacas at Ronald McDonald House

BEYOND THE CHECK: Yogas & Alpacas at Ronald McDonald House

Beyond The Check, Grants
How to bring joy to kids?  Bring Alpacas to Ronald McDonald House. YES, Alapacas. Supporting our grantees and their missions can take many forms. Impact100 South Jersey Nonprofit Outreach Committee Co-Chair Sue Levy-Polikoff arranged a visit from Morning Glori Farmette located in Marlton, NJ for the first ever Alpaca visit. Rocky and Party Crasher were a big hit, even though some families were a bit apprehensive in the beginning. During another visit, Sue taught Yoga to parents, staff and some of the kids who are undergoing treatment or post op treatment/therapy at local hospitals." I don't think the parents realized how much they needed this till they noticed their bodies starting to relax which is huge." Levy-Polikoff also created activity packets for the kids that included word search with yoga words…
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Pinelands Preservation Alliance and Impact100 South Jersey, Perfect Together!

Pinelands Preservation Alliance and Impact100 South Jersey, Perfect Together!

Beyond The Check, Grants, SJ WOMEN GIVE
Impact100 South Jersey members had a picture perfect day to experience the beauty of the Pinelands with a hike at the Black Run Preserve in Evesham Township. The hike was led by Carleton Montgomery, Executive Director of the Pinelands Preservation Alliance (PPA), one of our two 2022 $50,000 general operating grantees. Carleton was excited to share their work with our members when Nonprofit Outreach committee member, Susan Andrew, reached out to organize this meetup.  During the 1.5 hour hike through the preserve, members were treated to beautiful scenery and an overview of the history of the Pinelands.  They learned about the unique composition of the water and soil that make this ecosystem different from other forest habitats. They also learned how suburban development impacts the environment and the ways PPA…
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BEYOND THE CHECK: Meet Our Grantees

BEYOND THE CHECK: Meet Our Grantees

Beyond The Check, Events, Grants
Our grantee leaders will provide a brief overview of nonprofit structure and the role that funders, volunteers, and board members play in the success of their missions. Grantee organizations will be exhibiting to share detailed information about their programs and how you can make a difference on a personal level.  The event will take place October 11th at 6 PM at the RiverWinds Community Center, 1000 Riverwinds Drive, West Deptford, NJ 08086. Nonprofits organizations will include: Family Promise of Southwestern New JerseyWoodford Cedar Run Wildlife RefugeHopeworks 'N CamdenAlice Paul Institute Cathedral KitchenBig Brothers and Sisters of Cumberland County This diverse group of nonprofits offer a variety of missions that will match IMPACT100 members who want to engage with causes that inspire them! Bring a friend for FREE and introduce them to…
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