While there have been many widespread discussions about women this year, it’s a great time to let your actions speak louder than words and donate to causes that are making a difference in the lives of women around the world. Here are some hard-working nonprofits working to empower women:

And let us not forget our local nonprofit groups! Keep your dollars close to home and visit peoriamagazines.com/community-impact to learn more about the Community Foundation of Central Illinois’ Women's Fund, Girls on the Run, Girl Scouts of Central Illinois, Junior League of Peoria and other groups working to empower women and girls in our community every day. iBi