The mission of the WE-RRT is to celebrate, empower and protect the women of Lancaster so they can achieve their greatest wellness and potential, by publicly supporting women’s allies and advancements, advocating for legislation that impacts female health and safety, educating about issues that affect women and increasing the representation of women in government by supporting them to run for office.


  • Fight for equity in opportunity and wages
  • Support women to get more seats at the table in government, education, business and anywhere else they want to lead
  • Defend Planned Parenthood and preserve Roe v. Wade
  • Bring awareness to domestic violence and champion protection services
 Suggested Donations for Shelters
  • PJ’s for Women (All Sizes)
  • Slippers (All Sizes)
  • Underwear (Sizes 5, 6, 7, 8)
  • Socks
  • Laundry Detergent PODS (Tide, Gain, etc.)
  • Dryer Sheets
  • Gift cards for clothing for job interviews (WalMart, Sears, JCPenney, OldNavy)
  • Children’s underwear, socks and PJ’s
  • Small stuffed animals
  • Pacifiers
  • Backpacks
  • Children’s pillowcases (used as bags for exit gifts)
  • Children’s umbrellas
  • Infant & toddler toys (teething rings, rattles, etc.)
  • Kids toys (baby dolls -all cultures, multi-cultural dolls – Barbie, Dora, princesses, sticker books and stickers, hot wheels cars, balls, Lego kits)


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Facebook – Women’s Empowerment – Rapid Response Team

Twitter – Women’s Empowerment @WE_RRT