For over 30 years, Center for Women in Transition has been providing assistance and opening doors for women and children as they deal with the significant challenges resulting from domestic violence, sexual assault, and other life-changing situations. Counterpart supports CWIT with monetary donations, providing volunteers for special projects, and two Wardrobe for Work clothing drives each year.
Girls State is a nonpartisan program that teaches young women responsible citizenship. Since the inception of the Girls State program in 1937, nearly one million young people have had the opportunity to learn first-hand how their state and local government works. High school girls, having completed their junior year spend an intensive week of study, working together as self-governing citizens at an Auxiliary sponsored Girls State programs in every state. Counterpart supports Girls State by providing funds for Michigan students to attend Girls State.
This program, sponsored by the Center for Women in Transition for girls in grades 3 through 8, educates and prepares girls for a lifetime of self-respect and healthy living. The program combines training for a 5K running event with healthy living education, life skills, mentoring relationships and physical training.
Counterpart supports The People Center in Spring Lake, Michigan, by donating feminine products and other needed supplies for women in need.