No event planning. No committees. No solicitation for raffles or auction items. No volunteering.
"We've grown but we're still looking to give that $10,000 donation," Carlson said. "We'd like to have more members from Joliet."
According to a 2015 Herald-News story, Karen Dunigan of Jackson, Michigan, founded the first chapter of 100+ Women Who Care in 2006. Various chapters have since formed throughout North America. Carlson formed 100+ Women Who Care of Will County in 2015.
The first recipient was Shady Oaks Camp in Homer Glen, which offers a summer camp for youth with disabilities. Carlson said Shady Oaks recently received a larger donation.
Other recipients include My Joyful Heart, Lincolnway Special Recreation Association, Green Harvest foo pantry in Plainfield, All Herding Breed Dog Rescue, CASA of Will County, MorningStar Mission, Will-Grundy Medical Clinic, Northern Will County Special Recreation Association,, Bags of Hope, Mutual Ground and Center for Disability Services.
Pictured from left is Sheri Law, Diane Carroll of My Joyful Heart, Kathy Borello and Maribeth Carlson.