We Support...

The Southern Maryland Women’s League is an organization of women dedicated to promoting, strengthening and supporting women and issues of importance through fellowship, education, service and mentoring programs. The SMWL Foundation is a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization, the funds raised by our annual event sponsors grants, scholarships and programs in support of women and children within our community. 

In the NEWS... November 7, 2014
At the Community Foundation of Southern Maryland's ninth annual Philanthropy Day Luncheon, the Southern Maryland Women was honored to have been inducted in the Community Foundation of Southern Maryland's Philanthropy Hall of Fame! 


Several general members and Board of Directors were present to accept this prestigious award. Providing over $150,000 to support area non-profits, the entire membership shares in the success of our league and its support of many positive programs to benefit women & children within our community. 

For complete details check out the direct link!







Our 2014 Fundraiser raised over $36,000 (after the expense of the car) for the SMWL Foundation and our annual charitable project the Angel's Watch Women's Shelter





Each year, our members come together to plan and host a large fundraising event to support our 2-year Service Project, and to provide scholarships and grants for deserving 501(c)3 organizations. In the past 8 years, over 2,500 members, guests and sponsors have come together to help us raise over $250,000 in support of our Foundation and it's mission to serve women and children within our community.


As of October 2016 - We have donated $211,181.95

in support of programs, scholarships, organizations, education, resources and special events in support of women and children within our community.


Many local organizations have benefitted from our grants and scholarships including:

- My Sister’s Keeper

- Angel’s Watch Shelter | Women & Children Survivors of Domestic Abuse

- Safe Nights Homeless Shelter Program

- Sisters at Heart: Cancer Survivors

- The Catherine Foundation

- Charles County Commission for Women

- Children’s Aid Society

- Civista Foundation Honor Roll of Women

- College of Southern Maryland

- Children’s Learning Center

- Hospice of Charles County

- Melwood Special Needs Programs

- The Zonta Fund: R.A.V.E. Walk

- Wayside Food Bank

- Katie Murray/Drive2Survive Teen Driver Safety Course

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