Our Work

Women WMF recently helped

  • 13 years old: A seventh grader with a teenaged boyfriend. We helped with $250.
  • 14 years old: A ninth grader, one of six children, was raped by a 26-year-old. As the pregnancy progressed, she considered suicide. In the late second trimester, she needed to travel out-of-state. We were one of three funds helping her; we helped with $500.
  • 15 years old: A high school sophomore was raped by an 18-year-old. The rape was reported to police. Her mother earns $800 monthly from a factory job. We helped with $400.
  • 16 years old: A high school junior was raped by a stranger. It was reported to the police. We helped with $400.
  • 19 years old: A woman was living with her 5-month-old in a facility for the homeless and suffering from depression. Her 26-year-old impregnator was no help. The clinic gave her reduced rate; we helped with $200.
  • 24 years old: A woman, married, with no children, had a fetal abnormality: a severe case of hydrops, an oversized placenta producing extra fluid, the left side of the heart not developing, kidney failure, a huge cyst on the neck bigger than the head. We helped with $400.
  • 25 years old: A student in medical training with stage 3 breast cancer and one three-year-old child. We helped with $400.
  • 33 years old: A woman with four children: twin 11-year-olds, 9, and 6. She has seizures and serious depression. Her 6-year-old, born at 2 pounds, has cerebral palsy and had a stroke. Her husband was unemployed. We helped with $400.
  • 19 years old: A woman with two children, 4 and 1, was raped by a stranger at a party. We helped with $300.
  • 20 years old: A woman with one child, age 3, and sickle cell anemia was date raped. We helped with $400.
  • 23 years old: A woman with four kids, one to five years old, wanted her tubes tied after her second child, but was told she was too young. We helped with $300.
  • 33 years old: A woman with one child, age 12, who has Duchenne muscular distrophy. We helped with $400.
  • 22 years old: A woman with two kids, 3 and 1, asked to get her tubes tied, but was denied. She was told that since both her children were girls, she should have a boy before having her tubes tied. We helped with $200.

Directors

Administrators

Nora Cusack
Annie Laurie Gaylor

Board of Directors

Ingrid Andersson
Nora Cusack
Annie Laurie Gaylor
Dan Barker
Jean M. MacCubbin
Eleanor McEntee
Phyllis Rose
Lisa Treu
Prof. Robert West