The Savannah Section of the National Council of Negro Women, Inc. (NCNW) proudly supported the American Cancer Society’s Return to Hollywood Red Carpet Fundraiser at the First City Club in historic downtown Savannah on Wednesday, November 17th. Members represented the organization’s mission, vision, and goals surrounding public service and health initiatives and supported the American Cancer Society’s efforts to raise money for improving cancer research and care throughout the community.
Members present were Shanita Pond, Second Vice President; Antoinette Mullino, Treasurer; Arielle Davis, Financial Secretary; and Taqwaa F. Saleem, Third Vice President and Donna Williams, Recording Secretary.
The NCNW Savannah Section is excited about new partnerships for service and the empowerment of people of color. Volunteers from the Savannah Section of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW), volunteered their time at the Savannah Feed the Hungry Thanksgiving Dinner on Tuesday, November 23. Several organizations came together to bring cheer to the hungry, homeless and working poor people of the city. The NCNW is a national service organization dedicated to developing and advocating for women of African descent as they support their families and communities.
Founded in The National Council of Negro Women, Inc. is a nonprofit organization founded in 1935 by Mary McLeod Bethune. Chartered in 1995, the Savannah Section prides itself on upholding the ideals of the National Council of Negro Women and making volunteerism and activism a motivating and embracing experience in the Savannah area.
For more information on the organization, volunteer opportunities, or membership, please contact the section president, Ms. Ruby C. Hall or log on to www.ncnw.org.