Laura Kate Winterbottom Fund

Laura's March: a 5K Walk/Run to End Sexual Violence

Planning for the 9th annual Laura's March 2015 is underway. The March will be held on Saturday, September 12th at Oakledge Park. Stay tuned for more information about the beneficiaries and more details on our event!

In the meantime, click here to make a direct general donation to The LKW Fund.

 

Laura's Art Room at King Street Center

The LKW Fund has embarked upon a bold new campaign and we need your help to make our dream a reality. We have pledged $40,000 to the King Street Center's new facility to name its new Art Room after Laura!

To learn more and make a donation to Laura's Art Room at King Street Center, click here.

 

The Laura Kate Winterbottom Memorial Fund is a Vermont non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation and all donations are tax deductible.

  

What We Fund

Contributions made to the LKW Fund are directed towards our two primary purposes:

1. Programs to help survivors of sexual assault and domestic abuse, including affected children, get the services and assistance they need so that their suffering is alleviated and the cycle of violence is not perpetuated.

2. Scholarships and other resources to help disadvantaged children and/or children affected by sexual assault.

 

Donations

Donations to the LKW Fund can be made in two ways:

  1. A credit card donation through FirstGiving. (Click here).
  2. A cash or check contribution, please mail to PO Box 65176, Burlington, VT 05401

 

Other Kinds of Donations:

  1.  A gift to honor or acknowledge a specific person or occasion, such as a wedding, anniversary or birthday. We would design a congratulatory card, announce a gift has been made and by whom, and send it to the party for whom it is intended. In accordance with your wishes, we would either include or exclude the amount given.
  2. An in-kind donation of goods or services to support Laura’s March or another Fund event.
  3. A matching gift made in conjunction with an employer’s matching gift program.
  4. A legacy in the form of a bequest of cash, securities, a charitable annuity or another form of a bequeathal of a specified item.

 

LKW Fund's Donations to the Vermont Community:

Since its inception in 2005, The LKW Fund has donated over $130,000 to Vermont-based non-profits and charities. These beneficiaries include:

  • HOPE Works (formerly the Women's Rape Crisis Center)
  • Women Helping Battered Women
  • King Street Center
  • Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program at UVM Medical Center (formerly Fletcher Allen Health Care)
  • Kidsafe Collective
  • Burlington City Arts
  • Pride Center of Vermont
  • Lund Family Center
  • Sexual Assault Crisis Team
  • Humane Society of Chittenden County's Camp Paw Paw
  • Vermont Works for Women/Dirt Divas
  • Girls on the Run
  • WomenSafe
  • The Caroline Fund
  • Outreach for Earth Stewardship Raptor Camp
  • Rosie’s Girls
  • Vermont Institute of Natural Science
  • Green Mountain Animal Defenders
  • Save Our Strays
  • Parellel Justice
  • SafeArt

 

Thank you for your support!