Women’s Forum

The KCS Women’s forum is a group that connects, educates, and supports women of all ages in our community. We value friendship, individuality, education, and fostering a sense of cohesiveness among the community members. We provide opportunities and experiences that will empower our members and also inspire them to give back to our community through mentor-ship, volunteering, and charity work.

2021 Activities

What's Happening?

Yoga on Saturdays at 8:30 AM
Email womensforum@kcsmw.org for details.

Snehalayam 2021

We are finding a deserving beneficiary to receive keys to a new home.

February 28
Virtual Meet & Greet
Get gardening tips from pro gardener, Vidya Nair, and learn about Handlooms and Weaves from an expert, Biji Shaji.

February 19
Seed Sharing Program

Registrations are closed.

2020 Activities

2013-2019 Activities

Collected over $7300 at our Annual Fundraiser and Charity Dinner for Snehalayam Project to help build a house for a widow and her daughter from Palakkad district.

Photos: https://photos.app.goo.gl/ut3vDeeRPUECaPhn9

Collected $8,935 for Snehalayam Project to build a house for the needy family in Kozhikode.

Volunteered at the Maryland Food Bank.

Kerala Flood Relief Fundraiser – collected and donated $35,476 to various organizations to support the flood victims in Kerala.

Collected and Donated $11,821

  • Snehalayam, a new project to build a house for the needy family in Kerala.
  • Snehalayam 2017 we built a house for a family in Alappuzha.
  • PRATHEEKSHA – to provide education for the under privileged children for a full year.
  • Hope for Henry Foundation for Cancer Research - care for seriously ill children and their families
  • Dhisha Kerala’s Oppam Project – to provide education materials.

Volunteered:

  • The Grassroots Crisis Intervention by providing home-made dinner every month.
  • NVFS Serve Campus – Provided home-made food every quarter.

Collected and Donated $5325

Donated to:

  • PRATHEEKSHA – to provide education for the under privileged children for a full year.
  • Hope for Henry Foundation for Cancer Research - care for seriously ill children and their families
  • Ellicott City Flood Relief
  • My Life Learning Inc

Volunteered at:

  • The Grassroots Crisis Intervention by providing dinner every month
  • Cloth drive in June

Collected and Donated $5,000

Donated to:

  • Hope for Henry Foundation for Cancer Research - care for seriously ill children and their families
  • Thanal Balashramam - to help provide education for the under-privileged children of ages 10 and below.
  • Radha Krishna Public Trust – a home that provides a HOME for the mothers.

Volunteered at:

  • The Grassroots Crisis Intervention by providing dinner every month.
  • LAWS – Loudoun Abused Women’s Shelter in Leesburg, VA
  • NVFS’ Serve Campus – Provided home-made food every month.

Collected and Donated $6,400

Donated to:

  • Little Flower Mercy Home
  • Dr. Ambedkar Memorial Orphanage and Rehabilitation Center
  • Emmanuel Snehasramam Children’s Center
  • Montgomery Women’s shelter

Volunteered at:

  • Women’s Center in Rockville, MD - A shelter for homeless women.

Activities 

  • Stitch-n-style workshop (3)
  • Mind, body & soul workshop

Collected and Donated $6,100

Donated to:

  • PRATHEEKSHA – to provide education for the under privileged children for a full year.
  • Regional Cancer Center in Trivandrum (RCC) – to the Poor Patient Welfare Fund for supporting women cancer patients.