We are Women United
Women United is a diverse, vibrant community, bound together by a powerful sense of belonging — to each other, to our mission, and to the communities we call home.
Our mission is simple yet bold: To inspire, educate, and engage women more deeply as positive change agents in support of the advancement of single mothers and their children in Greater Portland.
We are a united force for the advancement of single mothers and their children in Greater Portland. Through philanthropy, volunteerism, and advocacy, we are leading critical work that will positively influence single mothers’ ability to meet basic needs, educate children, and achieve optimal health and well being.
May 2017 – Walking Tour Update
June 2017 – Mom & Baby Shower” Update
August 2017 – Request for Proposals
November 2017 – Women United Fall Investments
United Way of Greater Portland’s Women United announced at their annual fall reception at Urban Farm Fermentory a $100,000 multi-year investment in “two-generation” strategies exclusively for single mothers and their children. Through an intensive community review process, Women United selected The Opportunity Alliance’s (TOA) Project WIN (Women in Neighborhoods). The program will work with a cohort of single mothers and their children living in Portland’s East Bayside neighborhood. (Full update)
February 2018 – “Getting There” – Profile in Maine Women Magazine