100 Women Who Care Clay County met for their third quarter 2016 meeting where members heard presentations from Richlyn Coughanowr, Paulette Gaskill and Mary Yelton on behalf of the Community Theatre of Clay County, St. Vincent Clay Hospital Backpack program and CRADLES, respectively. After which, members were asked to vote on which organization they would like to see supported this quarter. Receiving just a few more votes than the other two, CRADLES was announced at the recipient.
CRADLES is a family learning ministry dedicated to Cultivating Responsible Adults by Developing Leadership, Education and Self-Sufficiency. The agency provides developmentally appropriate child care for children whose parents are working to complete their education. According to Yelton, “The only way to break the cycle of poverty is through education.”
The funds from 100 Women Who Care will help to subsidize program costs for families enrolled in CRADLES. Yelton also mentioned that additional funds could be used to install a much need fence for the agency’s playground.
Members – If you were unable to attend the meeting, please send your $100 contribution, payable to CRADLES, to 200 South 8th Street, Terre Haute, IN 47807. Online payments can be made by clicking here. Please note there is a $2.56 processing fee for everyone $100 online payment.