Updated: Mar 11
WIT's fundraiser to end period poverty will be an exciting morning of music and tributes to women who have been a positive and loving influence in the lives of girls.
Women In Training, Inc. (WIT), a nonprofit organization that distributes WITKITS of menstrual, hygiene and dental products to underserved girls and nonbinary youth, will hold its Second Annual Mother-Daughter Brunch to end period poverty on Saturday, March 11, 2023, at Wynlakes Country Club. The main speaker at the event will be LaTisha Scott, star of the Oprah Winfrey Network’s Love & Marriage: Huntsville, who will speak virtually. The Steering Committee, headed by Dr. LaToya Clark, MD, is asking all women to wear white to represent unity.
The Second Annual WIT Mother Daughter Brunch will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 11, 2023, at the Wynlakes Golf & Country Club, 7900 Wynlakes Blvd. in Montgomery.
Scott, who is also an entrepreneur, will be the headliner at the event. Breanna and Brooke Bennett, the 15-year-old co-founders of Women In Training, will interview Scott virtually about issues related to young women’s empowerment and menstrual equity.
Montgomery County District Judge Hon. Tiffany McCord will also address the sold-out audience, speaking words of encouragement to The Monarchs, the new cohort in the WIT Leadership Development Academy, with a special focus on graduating high school seniors in the program. The goal of the WIT Leadership Development Academy is to develop a cohort of young women with a strong understanding of global issues, career options and a commitment to service.
Valorie Lawson, an anchor at WSFA, will be the event moderator. WSFA is the media sponsor of the event.
“We are honored to host our Second Annual WIT Mother-Daughter Brunch, welcoming LaTisha Scott and Judge Tiffany McCord as dynamic speakers who will encourage girls and young women to live their lives to the fullest while we raise money to fight period poverty,” said Dr. LaToya Clark, M.D., Chairwoman and President of Women In Training, Inc. “Mothers, daughters, mother figures, mentors, mentees and, yes, even some men, will come together once again at this exciting and entertaining event to help us ensure that girls, young women and nonbinary youth have the products they need.”
Dr. Clark is the largest single donor for the event, coming in well over $10,000, personally, and raising twice that amount. Mrs. Sandra Whatley-Washington is the largest fundraiser for the brunch, raising more than $20,000 from corporate and individual donors. We are shy of our $100,000 goal. Please help us reach our goal to provide services to end period poverty by donating HERE!
Proceeds raised from the Second Annual WIT Mother-Daughter Brunch will support the WITKITS Campaign to provide bags of menstrual and hygiene supplies each month to more than 600 families in need. WIT’s signature program is the WITKITS Campaign to provide menstrual, hygiene and dental items to young, low-income people who menstruate.
One in four American girls and young women skip school or miss work because they cannot afford sanitary pads or tampons to stay healthy and clean during their period. To alleviate period poverty, Women in Training, Inc. provides monthly donations of WITKITS – canvas bags full of feminine hygiene products – to at-risk girls, young women and gender expansive youth. WIT also provides educational information programs about menstruation for girls and publishes the brochure,“The WIT Guide to the Menstrual Cycle.” For more information, see www.womenintraining.org
Thank you to our event sponsors!