• Zonta Club of Harrisburg-Hershey
  • Member of Zonta International
  • Empowering Women Through Service and Advocacy

Welcome – Zonta Club Celebrates 16 Days of Activism

Empowering Women Both Locally and Worldwide

Serving South Central Pennsylvania, the Zonta Club of Harrisburg-Hershey became a chartered club of Zonta International (ZI) on March 11, 1980. ZI is a leading global organization empowering women worldwide through service and advocacy, achieving global impact through local action. Zonta has 29,500 members from 63 countries working together to improve the lives of women and children.

Zonta empowers women and children through Service, Advocacy, Education, and Networking. ZI is uniquely positioned within the United Nations to represent the special concerns of women and children throughout the world. Read more about Zonta International by visiting their website at zonta.org.

The local Zonta Club of Harrisburg-Hershey club welcomes you and invites you to join us as we work to enhance the status of all women and children both locally and globally. In this website is information about the club history, the events throughout the year, our fundraising efforts and our commitment to Shalom House, the many ways we promote and advocate for women’s causes, and information about the two scholarships that we give each year.

We are excited to announce that on December 2, 2019 the Zonta Club of Harrisburg-Hershey held a Charter Induction and Installation Ceremony for the new Golden Z Club of Penn State Harrisburg.  Zonta Club member Professor Heather Jackson and Dr. Ovgu Kaynak will be their advisors. See the Events page for more information.

The local club meets monthly. This year because of the Covid-19 Pandemic, we will hold our monthly meetings via Zoom call. The meetings will continue to offers a guest speaker. See the Membership tab for more information about attending the monthly meetings or about membership in the club. Please contact zontaclubhbg@gmail.com if you would like additional information about the club. Check out our Facebook page at Zonta Club of Harrisburg-Hershey.



From Our Facebook Page

Since we could not hold our Zonta Says No to Violence Against Women & Children Rally this past year, the Zonta club Advocacy Committee recently scheduled visits with local legislators to learn how we can best advocate for our mission during and after a pandemic. On March 26, they spent an hour with Representative Sue Helm at her East Shore office and on March 31 found them with Representative Sheryl Delozier at her West Shore office. ... See MoreSee Less
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The Zonta Club of Harrisburg- Hershey announces the winner of the Young Women in Public Affairs scholarship is Alexa Kunkle. Alexa is an 18-year-old freshman at the University of Central Florida. She is currently pursuing a degree in Social Science as well as a certificate in Forensic Analysis with the hopes of becoming a criminal attorney one day. Her favorite people in life are her mom, her three sisters, and her grandparents, all of whom she is extremely close to. She has two cats and absolutely adores all animals, which is why she chose to live a vegan and cruelty-free lifestyle. Some of her favorite things to do in her free time include baking, reading, shopping, and practicing yoga!” Congratulations Alexa! @alexakunkle@yahoo.com ... See MoreSee Less
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