Monroe County Mayor Michelle Coldiron and the Board of County Commissioners presented the Womankind 20th Anniversary Day proclamation to Womankind Executive Director Cali Roberts and the staff at Womankind at the February meeting. Womankind 20th Anniversary Day is March 15. KRISTEN LIVENGOOD/Monroe County

MONROE COUNTY PROCLAIMS WOMANKIND 20th ANNIVERSARY DAY ON MARCH 15

KEY WEST, FL – Monroe County Mayor Michelle Coldiron and the Board of County Commissioners proclaimed March 15 as Monroe County Womankind 20th Anniversary Day. Womankind is a medical center in Key West that provides family planning and affordable healthcare to people of all income levels. Since 2001, the center has provided services to 21,000 local women, men, and teens. In 2020, Womankind provided care to 2,250 patients in 5,365 visits and welcomed 606 new patients with more than $250,000 worth of expenses.

The Board of County Commissioners fund community-based agencies, like Womankind, that provide needed health and social services for the citizens of Monroe County through the Human Services Advisory Board (HSAB). In fiscal year 2021, more than $2 million was given to organizations in Monroe County that provide these needed services. More information on the HSAB can be found at www.monroecounty-fl.gov/hsab.