Black Women Widows Empowered (Fiscally Sponsored by The Carla Rose Foundation)

Year Founded
Local Leader/Exec. Director
Sabra Robinson
Main Address

P.O. Box 480368
Charlotte, NC 28269
United States

What We Do
Our intent is to reach the Black widowed woman by offering various empowerment initiatives. BWWE's mission is to aid widows back to spiritual, emotional and physical wholeness through means of mentoring, social and physical interactions, monetary assistance, podcasting, arts and entertainment, book & magazine publishing, sisterhood calls, blogs, and wellness events. We hope that you will support us in our endeavors. ​ Our purpose: to offer a safe space for Black women widows to connect, support, empower, and grieve together.
Interesting Info
  • Widowed women of color have unique circumstances that aren't always addressed in most widow support groups and organizations
  • 800,000 people are widowed each year in the United States. (US Census Bureau)
  • In 2006, 25% of black widowed women were entitled to benefits as a wife or widow of a worker.
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