Quota, our History

Quota International

Founded in 1919 by Wanda Frey Joiner of Buffalo, New York, Quota International was the first International women’s service organization. Today Quota’s membership includes men as well as women, and unifies 7,000 Quotarians in North America, the South Pacific, Europe, Southeast Asia and the Caribbean in the mission of service.

Quota International of Grand Rapids

Quota International of Grand Rapids was organized on April 17, 1945. The Application for Membership in Quota International was granted to the Grand Rapids Club on September 20, 1945.

With the motto of “we share,” Quotarians dedicate their efforts primarily to the service of deaf, hard of hearing and speech-impaired individuals. A secondary service mission is assistance to disadvantaged women and children. Serving others, developing friendships and promoting international understanding are values shared by all Quota members. Quota strives to serve local and global communities with an emphasis on hearing health, while providing members with opportunities for personal and professional growth, click here to read more.

 

Our Mission Statement – To serve our local and global communities, with an emphasis on hearing and speech impaired, and to provide our members with opportunities for personal and professional growth.

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