Litchfield Empower: Women United

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LITCHFIELD AREA Empower: Women United

Litchfield Area EMPOWER: Women United was formed in February of 2001 with the United Way of West Central Minnesota.  Our plan is to help our community equip families and caregivers so all of the children in the Litchfield Area can be ready to learn and be successful upon entering our school systems. We know that if you reach children at an early age it pays off with higher graduations rates, lower teen pregnancy rates, and more success in school and life.

EMPOWER: Women United is EDUCATING women about our community’s most pressing needs, ENGAGING women as philanthropic leaders and active community investors and EMPOWERING women to be a part of positive change in our community.

For more information on Empower contact Teresa or 320-235-1050



Focus on high risk and working families
Create partnerships around mobility
Scholarships for Preschool and Early Learning Programs
Close the Gap between prepared and unprepared students

Connect families to available resources
Community Born Learning Campaign
Health & Nutrition Information
Parent and Provider Outreach


Transportation Scholarships: Litchfield Area Empower partners with Meeker County Transit to provide round trip bus passes for children attending preschool in Litchfield.

iPads for Preschools. Apple iPads were gifted to 11 Litchfield Area Childcare Providers

Supported Hands of Friendship Quilt Guild – Tummy Time Quilts

Playground equipment for Litchfield Memorial Park – Dragon Wave Slide, Tot Monkey Bars and Bench

Pre-School Screen Backpacks for Litchfield preschoolers

Books – starter Libraries for Childcare providers and books handed out at Watercade Parade


Litchfield Area Empower Committee

Donna Anderson, Julie Athmann Dengerud, Rebecca Boll, Teresa Carlson, Terri Anderson, Jodi Eggert, Wendy Walz, Stacey Doering, Krystal Chapin, & Beckie Simenson


Download a copy of the Litchfield Area Empower Brochure here


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