Fall River Women's Union

Supporting Women and Children Since 1873
The Fall River Women's Union was established in 1873, incorporated in 1887.

The mission of the Fall River Women’s Union is
“...to promote the welfare of women and children, and otherwise to aid them and better their conditions...”

Who We Support

The Fall River Women’s Union has sustained its position as a social service organization for over a century, remaining true to its mission of helping better the lives of women and children.

Examples of FRWU funding impact totals:

Social Supportive Agencies
Organized Training and Professional Development
Technical, Food, and Daycare Assistance
Recreational Experiences (includes camperships)
Formal Education Opportunities

Receiving A Grant

  • 1

    Submit Application

    Please follow the directions outlined
    on our Grant Applications page.

  • 2

    Use Your Funds

    Use the funds provided within the year received.

  • 3

    Follow-Up Form

    Return the Follow-Up Form
    (found on our Grant Application page)

Current Officers

Jennifer G. Bogan

Karen Holmes
1st Vice President

Betty Prescott
2nd Vice President

Louise Keane

Karen Smigel
Assistant Secretary

Dorothy Mahoney-Pacheco

Joan Medeiros
Finance Chair

Jean Peelor

Ada Snow
Nominating Chair

Martha Sanford
Member at Large

Karin Wood
Member at Large

Bonnie Davis Mendes
Executive Coordinator