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 Debbie and Kelly Patterson – Two Women Who Care.

And the giving continues…
Total Donations from the Saint John Chapter as of June 4th, 2020.(Note: Totals often increase after meeting night, as non-attending members send payment in- see Home page summary).
$723,109.00

Note: See all press articles below meeting synopses’ at bottom of page. 

September 8, 2020

September 8, 2020
Debbie Rathwell holds a cheque for $24,200 for the Boys and Girls Club of Saint John from 100 Women who Care of GSJ.

June 3, 2020
Julia Forgraves, Executive Director of Second Stage Safe Haven holding a checque for $24,000 from 100 Women Who Care of GSJ. (Now $25,000). 

February 25, 2020
Debbie Rathwell presents a cheque for $24,900To CEO Sandy Maxwell of Bobby’s Hospice Saint John.(Now $25,600 as of July 10/20!) 

December 3, 2019
Debbie Rathwell presents a cheque for $25,025 to Mary Saulnier-Taylor, Executive Director of Coverdale Centre for Women ($24,925 as of Feb 5th/20.) 

September 3, 2019
Debbie Rathwell presents a cheque for $24,300 toElizebeth Sabean of Key Industries. 

June 4, 2019
Debbie presents a cheque for $24,005 to Zoel Breau of L’Arche Saint John (now $24,400).

February 26, 2019 Debbie presents a cheque for $23,700  to Christine Roy Principal of Saint John the Baptist /King Edward Lunch Program (final $24,000).

December 4, 2018
Debbie presents a cheque to Melanie Vautour and the team at Fresh Start Services for Women (YWCA) for $23, 600.

September 4, 2018
Jessica MacPhee, founder and President of Project Roar, accepts a for$24,000 from Debbie Rathwell.  

June 5th, 2018

February 27, 2018
Evelyn McNulty of Romero House accepts a cheque for $23,800 from Debbie on behalf of 100 Women of GSJ. 

December 5, 2017
Julie Dingwall, Executive Director of Aids Saint John receives a cheque for $23,000 from Debbie Rathwell on behalf of 100 Women of Greater Saint John. 

September 5, 2017
Debbie presents a cheque to David Nickerson of the  Saint John Community Food Basket for $21, 700.

June 6, 2017
Yennah Hurley and Jacob Asbridge of the KV Youth Centre accept a cheque for $21,700 from Debbie Rathwell of 100 Women of Greater Saint John.

February 28, 2017
Martha of The Cherry Brook Zoo accepts a cheque for $21,600.00 from Debbie Rathwell and Kelly Patterson of 100 Women of Greater Saint John.

December 6, 2016Hazel Clarke of The North End Food Bank accepts a cheque for $22,000.00 from Debbie Rathwell and Kelly Patterson of 100 Women of Greater Saint John.

September 6, 2016
Karen Lawton, Stacey Hope, Kent Grass and Laura Vlaming of Shining Horizons Therapeutic Riding Association accept a cheque for $23,500 fro
m Debbie Rathwell of 100 Women of Greater Saint John. Telegraph Journal Article 

June 7, 2016
Barry Gallaway of The ONE Change Inc. accepts a cheque for $23,563 from 100 Women who Care of GSJ. (Final proceeds reached $25,063). 

March 1, 2016
Jayme Hall of Outflow Ministries accepts a cheque for $23,300 from Debbie Rathwell and Kelly Patterson of 100 Women who Care of GSJ. Updated total June 7th: $23, 567). 


December 8, 2015
Aaron McFarlane of Sistema NB Saint John Centre accepts a cheque from Debbie Rathwell and Kelly Patterson for $24,270.

September 8, 2015
Stacey Doyle, Executive Director of Sophia Recovery Centre accepts a cheque for $26,281.00 from Debbie Rathwell of 100 Women Who Care of Greater Saint John.

Special thanks to Lisa Oland of “Exchange on Germain” who, for the second year in a row, held an end of season Charity Bazaar. This event raised $2600.00, which she donated September 9th and which is included in the above total to Sophia Recovery Centre of $26,281.  

June 9, 2015
Elaine Northrup, Executive Director of HestiaHouse is presented with a cheque for $24,500.00by Debbie Rathwell and Kelly Patterson.

March 10, 2015
June Breau-Nason of The Teen Resource Centre is presented with a cheque for $24,965.00 by Debbie Rathwell and Kelly Patterson. 

December 9th, 2014
Rev/Paul Ranson of Safe Harbour receives a cheque from 100 Women Who Care of Greater Saint John for $24,000!

September 9, 2014
Bobby Hayes of The Joshua Group receives a cheque from 100 Women Who Care of Greater Saint John for $25,600.00  

June 24, 2014
Christina Fowler accepts a 100 Women Who Care June 24th meeting on behalf of Saint John Learning Exchange for $25,800. 

March 11, 2014
Debbie McDonald and Lori Bunnell of the Community Autism Centre accept a 100 Women Who Care cheque at the March 11, 2014 meeting in the amount of $27,695.

December 10, 2013
The Board of First Steps Housing accept a 100 Women Who Care cheque at the December 10, 2013 meeting in the$25, 600 final total reached 26,600!

September 10, 2013Debbie and Kelly Patterson present  Carolyn McNulty of Romero House with a 100 Women Who Care cheque for $20,000 at the September 10, 2013 Meeting. The final total reached $22,800! 


Press Coverage

May 2020
Soul Sister Conversations Podcast- The Giving Power of Women with Debbie Rathwell, Co-Founder of 100 Women Who Care of Greater Saint John

December 2019
TJ Article -Joyous Buzz fills the Room

December 2017
Telegraph Journal Article (Aids Saint John):Charity donation from women’s group ‘a thrilling windfall’

June 2017
TJ Article- Debbie Rathwell Accepts women of Distinction Award on behalf of 1000 Women Care. 

March 2017
TJ Article March 2017- City’s 100 Women Who Care started with 2

February 2017
Cherry Brook Zoo Receives $21, 500- Telegraph Journal Article

December 2015
Women Who Care boost music program
Telegraph Journal- 2015

September 8, 2015
Charity Group donates $26,000 to Sophia Recovery Centre-Telegraph Journal -Sept. 9/15

June 9, 2015
Hestia House as by Women Who Care on Page B3 of Wednesday, June 10, 2015 issue of Telegraph-Journal

September 9, 2014
Telegraph Journal Article – Joshua Group Receives $25,600 Donation

June 24, 2014 
June 24, 2014 Press Release

September 10, 2013
September 10th, 2013 Press Release
Telegraph Journal Article September 10, 2013 Meeting
CBC Interview with volunteer Terry McCullough  (Archives: Sept. 11th, 2013)

June 4, 2013
K-100 “100 Women Who Care” Radio Interview- May 23/13
Telegraph Journal Article May 25/13- (PDF)
Rogers News 91.9/News 88.9-  Aired May 28/13 on McLean in the Morning with Tyler McLean.
CBC Radio Interview– Released June 3/13- Debbie Rathwell & Hance Colburne 
Telegraph Journal Article- June 5, 2013 (PDF)
HERE Magazine Article – 2013 (PDF)

Our first Charity winner!
At our inaugural meeting, held June 4th, 2013, Debbie Rathwell and Kelly Patterson present Melody McElman of the Saint John SPCA with a 100 Women Who Care cheque for $17,900! The final total reached $18,500!

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