Wise Women Council Mission Statement

Wise Women Council

Where no counsel is, the people fall: but in the multitude of counsellors there is safety” Proverbs 11:14

The Corporation’s charitable purpose includes relief of the poor, the distressed, or the underprivileged; advancement of religion; advancement of education or science; erecting or maintaining public buildings, monuments, or works; lessening the burdens of government; lessening neighborhood tensions; eliminating prejudice and discrimination; defending human and civil rights secured by law; and combating community deterioration.

In carrying out such exempt purposes within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, the Corporation may engage in any lawful act, activity or business not contrary to and in which a nonprofit corporation may engage under Chapter 1702 of the Ohio Revised Code, including, but not limited to, the following:

  1. (a) To carry forth as a human rights, social justice, and community-minded entity;
  2. (b) To support and fund social agencies that offer solutions to end poverty-related problems such as illiteracy, domestic violence, drug and alcohol-related crime, hunger and homelessness;
  3. (c) To advance efforts in the future downtown Zanesville river front development plans and protect the valuable historic anti-slavery Putnam district.

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