Community Service Projects

The Zonta Club of Key West offers many valuable services for our community.

      • Scholarship awards valued at over $13,000 annually for local high school girls and women.  Please go to our Scholarship page for further information.
      • Journey to Success workshops which are designed for women and high school students searching for employment or currently working in our community  who are ready to enhance their career skills.   The workshops are funded by a grant from the Community Foundation of the Florida Keys. The first workshop, to be held on Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 9:30am to 2:30pm at the Gato Building, will include hands on training and practical tips for improving skills in resume writing, job application completion and interviewing, office communication and on the job etiquette. The session is FREE and includes lunch, childcare, transportation and many door prizes.  A follow-up workshop will focus on time and money management at a to be determined date and location.  Contact Lisa Benfield at 228-596-6647 for more information and to register.

        Zontians supporting the Heart Health Initiative by wearing Red

      • Heart Health Initiative – The Zonta Club of Key West launched its Heart Health Initiative in 2012 in partnership with Womankind and since its inception has donated $16,870 so 337 women in our community could access life-saving comprehensive blood screenings.  Heart disease doesn’t care who you are, where you live or what you wear it’s the #1 killer of women. Zonta Key West provides FREE comprehensive blood screenings in March and April each year to up to 80 women in our community regardless of income or insurance status.  The screenings include a blood pressure check, blood screenings (complete blood count, thyroid, complete metabolic pane and total lipid panel, BMI (body mass index which is an indicator of risk and a follow-up consultation on the results.If you would be interested in receiving a FREE heart health screening, please contact Womankind (305-294-4004) located at 1511 Truman Ave. Key West, Florida 33040.
        • Mammogram Program – The Zonta Club of Key West provides FREE mammograms year all year long to under-insured and uninsured women in Key West and the Lower Keys.Zonta Key West Free Mammograms
          The Annual Zonta Key West ABC (Awareness Breast Cancer) 5K Walk/Run the first Saturday in November funds this program. If you would like to receive a FREE mammogram, please contact Womankind (305-294-4004) located at 1511 Truman Ave. Key West, Florida 33040