Awards and Honors
Montgomery 7th-grader honored for service, awarded $2,500 to donate for COVID-19 response
May 9, 2020
Breanna and Brooke won a $250 award for Women In Training - WIT for spreading joy during the #COVID19 pandemic! The $250 will sponsor WITKITS with unscented period products, unscented soap, lotion, deodorant, shampoo, conditioner, toothpaste, toothbrushes, socks, panties, a protective facial mask, a journal, and a personalized bracelet for one girl for a whole year. Thank you, Southern Black Girls and Women's Consortium!
The Daily Point of Light Award is presented by Points of Light* each day, celebrating the power of individuals to spark change and improve the world. Breanna and Brooke, the WIT co-founders, are honored to receive a joint Daily Point of Light!
*Points of Light Foundation was founded by President George H.W. Bush.
Photo by Jill Friedman
Women in Training co-founder Brooke Bennett wins this award for her work providing feminine hygiene products and educational information about menstruation to girls and young women in need. Read the AL..com article.
Photo by Breanna Bennett
Leadership Montgomery recognized Brooke and Breanna as Heroes in Montgomery on October 1, 2019 for creating Women in Training, Inc. and providing menstrual and hygiene supplies to at-risk youth.
Photos by Jill Friedman