Zonta Club Service and Advocacy Projects
Each year the Zonta Club of Fredericksburg, TX provides scholarships to women and high school seniors in Fredericksburg and the adjoining towns of Kerrville, Harper, Johnson City, Blanco, Llano and Mason for college or other training to enhance their professional opportunities.
See our Scholarship & Awards page for Applications.
Adopt a Family
Each Christmas the Zonta Club of Fredericksburg donates money to the
Hill Country Needs Council, which selects several needy families to receive food
and gifts at Christmas. Our sponsored Girl Scout Unit goes out to purchase, wrap
and deliver the food and gifts.
Proceeds from Schatze Haus Resale Boutique benefits Grace Center. You'll find lots of treasures like women's, men's and children's clothing, furniture, art, books and more. Located at 712 W Main St, Suite B in Fredericksburg, next to the Fredericksburg Standard-Radio Post. Volunteers
are needed to work the sales counter, help price and sort donated goods, and of course be an ambassador to greet customers.
Throughout the year the Zonta Club of Fredericksburg collects clothing toiletries,
etc., for the Grace Center of Fredericksburg. Because of our generous donation,
we are excited that the Sun Porch will be named in our honor at their new location.
Our club donates money locally and to a Zimbabwe school, Harare, as a scholarship for young girls to purchase computers. printers, books, fees and other supplies needed to complete their studies. These young women have gone on to study in the US at Cottey College and earn Masters / Doctorates.
During the school year, the Zonta Club of Fredericksburg sponsors the Fredericksburg
and surrounding areas Girl Scout Unit where we act as Unit Leaders, Troop Leaders,
attend meetings and providing support as needed.
Meals on Wheels
The Golden Hub’s Meals on Wheels (MOW) program delivers over a hundred meals per day (nearly 2400 meals each month!) to the homebound and/or disabled seniors in the Gillespie County. Deliveries are 5 days a week, 52 weeks a year. Meals on Wheels recipients receive up to five nutritious lunches and/or frozen meals for evening and weekends every week, all delivered by volunteer drivers.
Days For Girls in Africa
“Days For Girls” organization, founded in 2008 by Executive Director Celeste Mergen,
was able to open our eyes to their vision for every girl and woman in the world to
have access to quality sustainable hygiene and health. Their mission in making and
dispersing Days for Girls Kits is to create a more dignified, humane and sustainable
world for girls through advocacy, reproductive health awareness, education and
sustainable feminine hygiene, because no girl should go without. The Days for Girls
kits serve 100+ countries and they have reached over 400,000 girls to date.