Has your chapter been in the news? Let's share it with everyone. Please send a link to the online version of the article to firstname.lastname@example.org. Along with a little info about how it came about. Thank you!
Kay Wynn has written a column in the Sulphur Daily News about why it is important that we open our eyes to problems that are so far away. She talks about how she became involved with Dining for Women and how her faith influenced her decision to become involved.
Kay Smith, chapter leader in Provo, UT, is spotlighted in an article in The Daily Herald. The article notes that there are now three DFW chapters in Utah - that's pretty exciting. Smith is also one of our international travelers - she was part of the Vietnam trip in March 2013.
It's nice to see student journalists covering Dining for Women. The St. Rose Chronicle, a student newspaper at The College of St. Rose at Albany, NY, wrote an article about the Albany chapter's meeings - potluck meets global discussion.
Beth Gaines and Susan Altman, co-chairs of the Cedar City, UT, chapter were interviewed by The Spectrum. The article is substantive and talks about how the pair learned about DFW and decided to start a chapter. Gaines and Altman are also part of the travel group going to Indonesia later this month.
Marsha Wallace was interviewed by Kelley Connors, blogger on women's health, on her blog talk radio program on International Women's Day. The topic of the day was improving health for women in developing countries. This is an hour-and-a-half program with many guests who come in and out. Marsha comes on at 27 minutes in. (3/8/13)
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Kristi York Wooten, a blogger and women's advocate, writes on the Huffington Post on March 8 about 7 ways to celebrate International Women's Day. She mentions Dining for Women and some other great ideas that we can use every day of the year.
In online magazine Paste.com, Marsha Wallace talks about DFW and the comeback stories we have funded. "I've found my passion," she told Paste. So have we, Martha. (3/5/13)
Four DFW leaders from California were part of an in-depth radio interview with San Jose's KKUP personality Diane Solomon. Patty Karabastos, Western Regional Leader, Susan Negrin, Castro Valley chapter leader, Polly Ferguson, a San Jose chapter leader and Cari Class, chapter leader from Santa Cruz, did a great job not only talking about the organization but how DFW has impacted their lives. It's an hour-long interview but worth the time and a good listen to anyone who may be facing an interviewer in the future! (3/5/13)
The Greenville (SC) News devoted its Sunday Entrepreneur cover story on Feb. 10 to DFW founder Marsha Wallace calling her a "social entrepreneur". The in-depth profile covers more than a full page in the paper and includes video. Note: The Greenville News protects its content behind a paywall, but it appears you can get a couple of articles before that kicks in.
The Hudson County (OH) chapter gets a nice shoutout in an article in the Hudson Hub-Times on February 24, 2013. The article features comments by Marsha Wallace and chapter leader Tamara Peterson.
January 2013: Co-founders Marsha Wallace and Barb Collins talk about the exciting growth and ongoing mission of Dining for Women with Chris Worthy, reporting for Palmetto Parent - Columbia, SC
1/19/12 The Malibou Lake (CA) Chapter is approaching its fourth anniversary. An article in The Acorn talks about how DFW works and quotes chapter leader Julie Kassan.