SI Chico gave $750 each year (2007-2009) for a total of $2250 in Microfinance Loans to help women around the world build their own businesses, send their children to school and gain status in their homes and communities.
Providing Role Models and Mentors for 21st Century Girl Empowerment Service projects in 2015 and 2016 focus on jr. high age girls in our community. THE EMPOWERMENT PROJECT documentary film is about the incredible journey of 5 young female filmmakers driving more than 7,000 miles across America, from Los Angeles to New York over the…Read More
Under the presidency of Julie Walters Curl 2017-2018 with her theme: "Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures" we focused on the Boys & Girls Club of the North Valley Chico club. We presented them with a check for $5,000 and helped build their Serenity Room. The Serenity Room is a safe place for the kids to go. …Read More
In 2009, SI/Chico donated $20,000 to the “Friends of The Library” on behalf of the Butte County Library Chico Branch. $14,000 provided support staff for 14 months (part-time) and $6,000 was used to repair, update and/or replace computers. All county residents benefit from our local library. Libraries remind our community of the value of books. The…Read More