Our programs

HWW’s programs include Financial Literacy Education for low-income women and youth, with more than 9,000 low income New Yorkers and 400 volunteers participating in the program since 2009. An annual Backpack Drive benefiting over 137,300 children since 2005. And our annual Investing for Impact Symposium attended by more than 270 investors, managers and impact practitioners since 2013. In addition, HWW volunteers help our nonprofit partners conduct career days and job-search workshops, and mentor at-risk women and youth.

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To find out more about our organization visit HighWaterWomen.org


Help Fund Our Efforts

Our work is made possible through contributions from individuals, foundations and companies. When you make a donation to HWW, you are building a base of support for our community of volunteers. Together, we can build a promising future for low-income youth, women and children.

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HWW is a 501(c)(3) organization. All contributions are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. Once your donation is complete, you will automatically receive a US tax receipt via email. We use industry standard security (SSL) for encryption.

For questions about your donation: Please call Alissa Desmarais at +1 504 321 4203

To donate by check: Please make your check payable to "High Water Women Foundation", then mail to 33 West 60th Street, Floor 2, New York, NY 10023. Don't forget to include the purpose or your donation and let us know if your employer will match the gift.