About 100 years ago, the term “Rest Cottage” referred to a modest house where the ladies of the Ebell provided solace for women who needed to convalesce before returning to their homes..
As Rest Cottage Chair Shan Sutherland relates, “In the 1970s when Medicare came in, it provided a new insurance benefit to help women. The Ebell sold its last building in 1980 and the proceeds became the seed money for what is now the RCA [Rest Cottage Assn.] endowment.” Once as high as $4 million, the endowment is now about $3 million and this year donated $134,000 to eight organizations serving women in need. Read more…
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Chair, Patty Lombard
Assistant Chair, Gloria Droguett
Secretary, Kay Balue
Treasurer, Laurie Schechter
Every month, we support the Rest Cottage Association’s mission of providing assistance to a number of charities.
For the month of March 2014, we collected cake mixes for birthdays, baking pans, oven mitts and cooking utensils for Saving Innocence Hope House. Read more…