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At Today’s Woman Foundation, we are dedicated to empowering and uplifting local women to create positive change in their lives and communities. Our membership program is designed to bring together like-minded individuals who are passionate about supporting women’s growth and success.

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Handmade and Heartfelt: Local Artisans Create Gifts for Cancer Patients

In our High Desert community, we talk about the heroes who bring hope and light during the darkest times. While Today’s Woman Foundation values its small army of volunteers, it wishes to highlight three individuals who exemplify a spirit of leadership and compassion through their dedication to a special cause that touches many lives through a project known as Bundles of Hope. Since 2016, the organization has gifted over 1,000 boxes to High Desert women undergoing cancer treatment thanks to the volunteers who artfully decorated the boxes and lovingly made several of the items that go inside such as bracelets, beanies, scarves, and stress dolls.

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About us

Our mission is to help empower women

Based on the reality that women belong to all strata and walks of life, we strive to build a bridge between successful women leaders, homemakers and entrepreneurs and women that need resources, career skills and support. From single mothers working to get back on their feet, to young women with career goals to patients with serious healthcare issues we strive to empower these women and help transform their lives and the lives of their families.

women of excellence

Meet the TWF Women of Excellence

The Today’s Woman Foundation Women of Excellence Award was created to identify local women in the High Desert who have worked tirelessly, often breaking down barriers and overcoming obstacles that once seemed insurmountable, to serve their communities. It is through this Award that we honor these women and their accomplishments. This award was established in 2017 as part of the annual Black Dress Affair Gala  celebration to honor the hard work and dedication of women leaders from across our High Desert.

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2024 event list


Do you want to be educated, entertained or inspired? Join us at one of our exciting events coming up soon. We would love to see you there! 

12 Sep.

2024 Women of Excellence Honoree Reception & Dinner

By Invitation Only

18 Sep.

Bundles of Hope Workshop

A community-wide labor of love project established by our Foundation to support and encourage women who are in treatment for cancer.

Details to follow: Contact Us

23 Sep.

3Q Executive Committee Meeting

12 Oct.

Black Dress Affair Gala

Courtyard by Marriott: 9619 Mariposa Rd Hesperia, Ca 92345
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us for a fun evening of celebration, conversation and inspiration! We will honor our 2024 Women of Excellence at the Gala!!!

25-26 Oct.

Desert Quail Painters Handcrafted Holiday Boutique

Community Church at Jess Ranch: 11537 Apple Valley Rd. Apple Valley, Ca 92308
10/25: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM // 10/26: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Featuring Decorative Paintings! Halloween * Thanksgiving * Christmas  Jewelry * Wood Working * Sewing * Stained Glass and more!

09 Nov.

Strength in Unity Workshop

Join us for a conversation about Loss and Grief; Advance Directives, Wills & Trusts as we navigate the healing journey with counselors, other professionals and men & women who have lost loved ones.

Multiple dates

Today's Women Foundation Board of Directors Meeting

Aug. 12, 2024
Sep. 9, 2024
Oct. 14, 2024
Nov. 11, 2024


What they're saying...

My kids and I are forever grateful. We went through a very difficult time but because of it, we got to meet all of you and that made it all worth it. Now, we have a new life, a new beginning, and a better understanding about how to approach life with knowledge, love and faith. Today’s Woman Foundation, thank you and may God bless all of you always.
A Self-Sufficiency Participant
Thank you very much for the cancer box, it is fabulous! I look forward to sending the second box to my friend in Chicago who has brain cancer. It will put a smile on her face. I have completed radiation and doing fine. Once again, this is a beautiful surprise. You are a grand organization to do this for us cancer persons. Thank you, thank you.
Judy D
Bundles of Hope recipient
I received a “Bundle of Hope” boxed gift from Melanie Ajanwachuku when I started chemotherapy last month. I felt like a little kid opening a birthday or Christmas gift. Such fun! It is delightful and so comforting. Almost immediately I began to wear the stocking cap and scarf as the mornings have been cold… Sincerely,
Bundles of Hope recipient
Happy cancer patient embracing her friend who is visiting her at home.

There is good in this world. And it's worth fighting for.

And how do we fight for the good that is in this world?  The best place to start is with our community.  It’s the people we surround ourselves with, who join us and become part of a great cause.

Hope and optimism are the fuel for that fight.  It’s an investment in tomorrow, believing in the capacity of women, and when we empower them, they in turn will empower others,. 

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