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November 1 Dia De Muertos 9th Annual Dinner and Auction!

Don’t miss this unique event with an incredible array of handicrafts from Mexico, India and Turkey plus jewelry, clothing, ceramics and one-of-a-kind gift items. For more details, e-mail Mujeres de Maiz

5:30 pm, Sequim Masonic Hall, 700 S. 5th Avenue, Sequim

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“somewhere for my soul to go, a place, a cause, a legacy”

Judith Pasco’s account of her personal journey to a non-profit organization.

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Mujeres de Maíz (Women of Corn) Opportunity Foundation is a registered non-profit tax-exempt [501(c)3] organization based in Sequim, Washington.

 

We are dedicated to partnering with and empowering indigenous women in Chiapas, Mexico, by providing them with access to education. Our goal is to help break the cycle of poverty, build self-esteem, and create positive role models.

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Alternative Gifts International has been an amazing resource for us. Here is the video that Linda and Judith made for them in Chiapas in August, 2013.

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Penny Drop Project

July 26, 2014

A young woman by the name of Cambria Sawyer started the Penny Drop Project a couple of years ago. Cambria wanted to help fundraise for organizations that further the advancement of women and girls. The idea is to raise funds by covering a floor with pennies. Schools, churches and workplaces can form a chapter of the Project, choose their charity, and then work together to achieve their goal and become educated about the organization they chose.

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Summer 2014 in Chiapas

July 22, 2014

Board members Linda Finch, Martha Rudersdorf and I were in Chiapas in June. We had a great visit and I’m delighted to tell you a bit about it. Every summer we have the honor of presenting new scholarships and recognizing the girls and women that are continuing. Three new scholarships were given, and 16 of the 18 recipients in 2013 are continuing their academic careers.

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