together we can make a difference

Women Supporting Women – Find out how you can make a real impact on your community by empowering and supporting the women and children in the Lewis County, Washington area. 

Who We Are

A vibrant group of women who bring passion, expertise and empowerment to improve the community we call home. We are bound together by the belief in each other, to United Way’s mission and to Lewis County.

What We Do

We are committed to positively impacting the lives of women and children living in poverty in Lewis County by encouraging self-sufficiency and empowerment.

Get Involved

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Introducing the Career Closet

What is the Career Closet?

Women working to lift themselves out of poverty often struggle over a variety of hurdles. Even something as simple as a job interview can be difficult if one lacks the appropriate attire to make a positive first impression. The Career Closet eliminates this hurdle, empowering women to attain financial independence in a new career by providing work-appropriate attire and resources.

A partnership between Women United and Visiting Nurses Foundation, the Career Closet allows
participants to select up to five items of professional business attire, in preparation for a job interview or first few weeks of work. These include business tops, pants, skirts and shoes.

How can I help?

Please donate new or gently used business attire. Donations can be dropped off at Visiting Nurses during regular business hours. You can also help by spreading the word about this important program. Business partners are also needed to display information about the Women United Career Closet and facilitate donations. For more information on becoming a business partner, please contact Angela French at

How do I sign up?

The Career Closet is here to help you land that new job. To receive a voucher to utilize the
program, please visit one of our community partners. These organizations can provide tools
and resources, as well as a required program referral:  Cascade Community Healthcare, Reliable Enterprises, Express Employment, Hope Alliance, WorkSource Lewis County, Housing Resource Center.  

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About Us

As Women United, our mission is to positively impact the lives of women and children living in poverty in Lewis County by encouraging self-sufficiency and empowerment.  Women United gathers local women who seek to understand the issues facing our community and then roll up their sleeves to help.  We operate as an affinity group of United Way of Lewis County and as such, we work within its mission to lift 30% of Lewis County families out of poverty by 2030.

Women United affinity groups exist across the nation with over 75,000 women involved in their local communities serving as an extension of their United Way organizations.  We are all committed to the success of our community, where we live, work and raise our families.  From Youth United to Retire United and Women United, affinity groups gather passionate and dedicated volunteers who form strong professional networks, working in the community accomplishing goals to create positive change in targeted segments of the community.

Our Mission

Committed to positively impacting the lives of women & children living in poverty in Lewis County by encouraging self-sufficiency and empowerment.

You Can Make a Difference

Stay in the loop on projects and initiatives that make a real difference. Women United is an extension of United Way, our sole purpose is to provide support for women and children in the Lewis County area to empower, and help them succeed. There are opportunities small and large for you to make a real difference, give back to your community in an impactful way. 

Meet our Steering Committee

Nancee Alvord

Heidi Marshall

Andrea Culletto

Brittany Morris

Angela French

Cory Moses

Jacki Jewell

Annalee Tobey

Cindy Malarz

Founding Sponsors

We thank our Founding Sponsors!