Greater Bedford Womenade

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Greater Bedford Womenade (GBW) is a local non-profit charity that strives to provide immediate, short-term financial assistance to members of the local community in crisis, recognizing other means of support may not be readily available.  Further, we strive to periodically support existing or new programs that benefit at-risk populations in our service area that aim to avert crisis.

GBW serves men, women and children in the New Hampshire primarily in the communities of Bedford, Goffstown,  New Boston and West Manchester.

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"I wish you could have seen the patient’s face when (I told her GBW could help)!  Thank you so much for all you do! It makes such a difference!!"

Allyson Foor, Patient Navigator,

New England Division, American Cancer Society

"Thank you so much for your quick response and for approving this request. The family will be extremely happy to know that their daughter’s therapy will not be interrupted. We are so grateful that your organization works so diligently to raise funds for families who have exhausted any resources they may have so as to provide the best possible futures for their children.  We are so appreciative that you are mindful of the needs of the families in our community. Your work and efforts improve our community as a whole, one family at a time."

Tracy Gassek

Child Health Services

You and GBW: Doing Good Together! 

Looking to help GBW but not quite ready for a Board commitment?  Then occasion fundraising may be what you are looking for!  GBW gets requests for all amounts of support:  some requests are for a $30 bus pass so a person can get to and from medical appointments, while others' needs reach our $500.00 limit.  No amount of money raised is too small, and your support of GBW can help so many!

Please consider hosting a gathering of friends to benefit GBW--keep it intimate or go big! Excuses for gatherings are limitless:  a BBQ, a swimming party, a neighborhood block party, a girls' night in, a binge-watching fest, a special birthday celebration, a wine sampling, a game night, a sports playoff game, or a good old-fashioned pot lock or dinner party.  In addition to having a fabulously fun gathering, you can also make a huge difference in the lives of others.  GBW is always here to help you plan your gathering.  We'd be delighted to hear from you!