Support Jenny Williamson and Courage Worldwide: Vote Nov. 3-21
● By Brenna McGowan
Granite Bay resident Jenny Williamson has been selected as one of the 2014 Women of Worth
honorees by L’Oréal Paris for her outstanding work with Courage
Worldwide, an international volunteer organization that builds homes for
children rescued out of sex trafficking.
Williamson is one of 10 women from across the country to receive the prestigious Women of Worth award this year in acknowledgment of her charitable efforts and perseverance in making a difference in the community.
As a 2014 Women of Worth honoree, Williamson will receive $10,000 for her charitable cause and will be acknowledged at a distinguished awards ceremony hosted by L’Oréal Paris on Dec. 2 in New York. Support Williamson and her cause by voting now through Nov. 21 for her to become the National Honoree and recipient of an additional $25,000. Cast your vote daily at WomenofWorth.com by using your email address or Facebook login to log-on and vote for an honoree.
Williamson will also be featured on L’Oréal Paris’ social channels on Nov. 12. Vote through:
- L’Oréal Paris’ Facebook by clicking “Like” on the post and photo about your favorite Woman of Worth
- L’Oréal Paris’ Twitter by re-tweeting the tweet about the Woman of Worth you support
“I am truly honored to be recognized as one of the 2014 Women of Worth and so grateful that L’Oréal Paris is shining a light on the important issue of human sex trafficking which is happening in our own backyards,” Williamson said. “I hope that my work to rescue and provide a safe refuge for victims of human trafficking and the stories of the other Women of Worth will inspire others to fight for change and make a difference.”
“Each year, we are moved and inspired by the thousands of powerful stories we receive through the Women of Worth nomination process. These women are wielding their passion to make an incredible impact on their communities, and beyond," said L’Oréal Paris President, Karen T. Fondu. "The 2014 Women of Worth honorees are heroic, fearless and true change-makers who deserve to be celebrated, and their stories elevated, to inspire more women to make a difference in the lives of others.”
To learn more about Women of Worth, read honorees’ stories and vote for the 2014 Women of Worth National Honoree, visit WomenofWorth.com, and L’Oréal Paris on Facebook (facebook.com/lorealparis) and Twitter (twitter.com/lorealparisusa). Follow the conversation using the hashtag #WomenofWorth.
Post information courtesy of Courage International.