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Women United Volusia Chapter


Our Mission:

We fight for the health, education, and financial stability of women and children in Volusia County. Together we're transforming our community to be a better place for future generations.


Our 2020 Women United Volusia Chapter Board

Rachel Buchanan-President Brittany Clark-Vice president
Ashley Dufrene-Secretary Amanda Lasecki-Membership & Socials Co-Chair
Carol Pompa-Power of the Purse Chair Carrie Boynton-Power of the Purse Co-Chair
Emilie Wren-Chicks For Kicks Co-Chair Kristin Deaton-Chicks For Kicks Co-Chair
Rachael Smith-United For Little Ones Co-Chair Tiffany Edwards-United For Little Ones Co-Chair
Emily Smith-Marketing Co-Chair Kristina Circelli-Marketing Co-Chair
Erin Adams-Grants Co-Chair D'Anna Brown-Grants Co-Chair
Mica Lill-Membership & Socials Co-Chair Cassidy Denslow-United Way Liaison
Allison Miller
Amy Workowski
Erick de la Paz
Erin Teeters
Heather Costa Jessica Sznapstajler
Kimberly Curran-Merz
Mary Beth Nichols
Meghan Hughes Melinda Dawson
Melissa Parker
Priscilla Chanfrau
Rachael Gilbert
Stephanie Ford
Stephanie Renick
Cynthia Endara
Danielle Menneto
Heather Chavez
Jennifer Iannarelli
Joleen Skerkowski
Kristen Perry
Lise Forte
Molly Justice Wainscott
Rebecca Zimmerman
Shelly Stum



Board Membership

To be a part of this dynamic group of women united for change, contact Cassidy Denslow at or call 386-310-7932



Power of the Purse

Power of the Purse

The 17th Annual-Power of the Purse

Date/Time: August 21, 2020 at 11 AM – August 23, 2020 at 4 PM

Where: For the health and safety of our community. The 17th Annual Power of the Purse will be held virtually. Click here to join us for the virtual event:

Online silent auction

As one of our greatest fundraisers, we help to support women and children in the county of Volusia through grants given to non-profit organizations!



Chicks for Kicks

Chicks for Kicks

Adopted in 2014, the Women United began the Chicks for Kicks drive that collects new or gently used shoes for all ages, genders and styles to be distributed to these agencies.

Looking to fulfill a community need, the Women United Volusia Chapter asked many of our grant funded agencies what their greatest needs were for their clients. Overwhelmingly, these agencies expressed a need for shoes. 

Who We Fund

Who We Fund

The Women United Volusia Chapter is proud to support local community organizations in Volusia County through limited grant funding.  Funds raised during the Power of the Purse Luncheon are distributed every fall to organizations serving women and children in this community.  We held our 2nd Annual "Evening of Thanks"  which is the Thursday after Thanksgiving every year!  It was a reception for all the non-profits that submitted grants that we awarded funds to.  The 2018 Women United Board and the incoming Women United board, and sponsors were in attendance.  This year it was held at the Cici & Hyatt Brown Art Museum.

United for Little Ones

There are mothers everyday in Volusia County that prepare to welcome their new babies with little to no support system.  In an effort to give them the best foot forward, Women United Volusia Chapter will be delivering Baby Bundles