Wisconsin Women’s Rugby celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2015. In those 40 years, the team has seen its share of success and struggle.

To support future growth and continuing success – both on and off the pitch – the club established an endowment fund in 2015 thanks to a generous seed donation from coach Bob “Wee Bob” Jafferis.

The goal of the endowment is to provide funds for future programs and activities that improve our club and women’s rugby in the Madison, Wis., area.

Examples include: college scholarship for undergrad or graduate students, elite player or coach camps, certification for coaches, training for referees, or even one day, purchase of field space dedicated solely to women’s rugby. The fund will not be used to cover the day-to-day costs of playing or socializing.

To help grow the fund, every fundraising event held by the team will donate five percent of all proceeds to the endowment in 2016 and beyond, with plans to hopefully increase that amount to 10 percent in future years.

The WWRFC endowment fund is invested with Edwards Jones Financial Advisors in Cottage Grove, Wis., near the Wisconsin Rugby Sports Complex. All donations to the WWRFC and endowment fund are tax deductible.

Annual updates about the endowment will be shared with alumni and our supporters through our mailing list and social media updates.

2015 – $3120.00

To donate to the endowment, click “Donate” below to use PayPal.

Please be sure to type “Endowment” into the box for Instructions to Seller.

Or if you prefer to donate via check, please mail a check payable to “WWRFC” to:

Wisconsin Women’s Rugby
c/o Meghan Blodgett
2721 Willard Ave.
Madison, WI 53704

Please add the word “Endowment” to the memo field of the check, in addition to including your name and address so we can send you a tax receipt for your records.

Questions about the endowment can be directed to:

Bob Jafferis

Please help share the endowment with others and build a brighter future for Wisconsin Women’s Rugby and women’s rugby across our region.




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