Presentation on theme: "3 rd Annual Fundraising Dinner Thursday, May 15, 2014."— Presentation transcript:
3 rd Annual Fundraising Dinner Thursday, May 15, 2014
Welcome to an unforgettable evening! 6:00 Welcome Reception & Cocktails Silent Auction 7:00 Dinner 8:00 Program Guest Speaker LCDR Laurie Coffey Close of Silent Auction
How we have impacted the lives of women and girls in our community.…
Empowerment workshops for at-risk middle school girls to help them take charge of their lives. LIFE: Powered by YOU
Preserving independence for elderly women A volunteer support program providing transportation, appointment help, shopping, and light housekeeping to allow elderly women to stay in their homes.
Meg Lowman Treetops Camp A week-long camp to inspire girls of limited opportunity to seek careers in biology.
Funding for women to participate in training seminars and classes to help them transition out of poverty.
Shoot Like a Girl! Financial aid for girls participating in youth ice hockey building skills and confidence in girls guided by strong role models. Elmira College Women’s Hockey Team
Satisfying women’s health needs in Steuben, Chemung and Schuyler counties. Medication Lab Expenses
Community classes in breast health, preventive health education and care from a certified lymph therapist, Reiki master, and lymphedema and oncology massage specialist. Women’s Breast Health Program
A program supporting the needs of teen mothers. Teen Success
A program that provides basic hair and skin care items, nail polish, sanitary supplies, etc. Necessary items that, by law, a food pantry cannot purchase and clients cannot buy with food stamps. Not by Bread Alone Women’s Health & Beauty Products Painted Post Food Pantry
Education and the use of creativity as a means to express difficult emotions for at-risk teenage girls who have suffered a recent loss. Lost But Not Forgotten Grief Program
Promoting awareness of the immediate and long term impact of domestic violence. Step Out and Stop the Violence
Martial arts/self-defense training for young women 10 yrs and up. Girls learn to be aware of their surroundings, make safe choices, and defend themselves. Self-Defense for Young Women
Grants of up to $500 to continue a woman’s education or to support her return to school to gain new skills. Over 50 awarded since the start of the Fund for Women! Grants for Continuing Education
Grants have helped women with: Nursing student equipment – scrubs, stethoscopes, blood pressure cuffs Camera equipment for a sign language video College tuition Music education Textbooks Transportation to get to school
Grants for Continuing Education 2013 Awards Ceremony
Janet’s Fund Emergency Grants for Women Grants have helped women with: Repair of a hot-water heater for a home-bound elder Rent after the loss of a bread-winner Appropriate clothing for a teen girl missing gym class Clearing a medical debt to avoid default Materials for a wheelchair accessible home ramp so a disabled women could leave the hospital Paying a security deposit so a single mother could move her family into a new apartment
Patricia Murphy Young Memorial Fund for Community Nursing
Barriers to Care Grants for women who face challenges affecting their breast cancer treatment, such as transportation, child care, elder care, nutrition, prosthetics or other non-medical barriers to care.
Welcome to an unforgettable evening! Made possible by the generous support of our sponsors.
Thank you Platinum Sponsors! Science & Technology Dr. Joseph Miller & Ms. Rachel Wood
Human Resources Corporate Development Thank you Gold Sponsors!
John G. Ullman & Associates, Inc. Thank you Silver Sponsors! Human Resources
Thank you Program Sponsor!
Thank you Welcome Sponsors!
Thank you to our other business sponsors!
Lieutenant Commander Laurie Coffey with thanks from the Fund for Women... a Southern Tier keepsake donated by FFW Founder Mary Beth Conwell, owner of Ray Jewelers in Elmira
Celebrate Women! Fund for Women Mother’s Day Appeal Special Honor Gifts to the Endowment Kenneth CarltonIn memory of Ann Carlton Elisabeth CorveleynIn honor of Nancy Corveleyn Richard & Jane FastiggiIn honor of Deborah Arkus Kim FrockIn honor of Mary Lou Frock In honor of Lee Baldwin Penny GreggIn memory of Patricia Murphy Young Vivian GernandIn memory of Violet P. Brosey Catherine LilesIn honor of Shirley Badia Christine SharkeyIn memory of Shirley Hodge Gould Pamela YunisIn memory of Barbara Chapman-Yunis
Celebrate Women! Fund for Women Mother’s Day Appeal Donna AndrewsIn memory of Louise Sedlak Nancy L. E. AndrewsIn memory of Janet Lee Andrews In memory of Louise Baille Andrews In honor of Mary Rose Cherock In honor of Marilyn Mekus In honor of Jennifer Tarnoski In honor of Nicole Lee West In honor of Rachel Wood Gail BaityIn memory of Ruth D. Owens In memory of Jackie Douglas In memory of Robbie Owens In memory of Rosalee Baity In memory of Helen Kuczka Gail BellohusenIn honor of Bellohusen family women Celebration and Sisterhood Gifts
Celebrate Women! Fund for Women Mother’s Day Appeal Suzanne BlowersIn honor of Rouletta Blowers In honor of Elizabeeth Blowers-Nyman Susan CadelIn memory of Margaret Schreiber Eleanor CicerchiIn memory of Eleanor Cauffiel Rutledge In memory of Betty Cauffiel Tomb Megan CollinsIn honor of Jessen Donlon In honor of Patricia Smith Joanne CoombsIn honor of Carolyn Gridley In honor of Carrie Jean Dininny In honor of Karen Taft In honor of Ruth Tilson In honor of Laura Coombs Patricia Dann Michele DoneganIn honor of Patricia Haughey Celebration and Sisterhood Gifts
Celebrate Women! Fund for Women Mother’s Day Appeal Katherine DouglasIn memory of Dr. Patricia Bartholomew In memory of Betsy Larkin In honor of Pat Procak Carey GillisIn honor of Penny Gregg Susan Heine Sandra HerronIn memory of Hertha Rockwell In memory of Bertha Dann Amy IrvineIn honor of Debra Kerr In honor of Eva Irvine In memory of Amy Bartle In memory of Alice Irvine In memory of Dorothy Thompson Judy Jeffers-LandryIn honor of Carol Jeffers Sarah KosteraIn memory of Nellie S. Conley Celebration and Sisterhood Gifts
Celebrate Women! Fund for Women Mother’s Day Appeal Sherri KrielIn memory of Helen Chilson Pamela LallyIn memory of Patty K. Black Kathryn LittletonIn honor of all mothers Shu Hua Lu Catherine MackIn memory of Evelyn Dooley Miriam MartinezIn honor of Clara Cappas In honor of Dana Hines Judith McIntoshIn honor of Kathy Stickler In honor of Krista Niles-Updyke In honor of Suzanne Neidrich In honor of Jennifer Fulton Jane MuuseIn honor of Angie Mustico-Hanrahan Celebration and Sisterhood Gifts
Celebrate Women! Fund for Women Mother’s Day Appeal Kaye NewburyIn memory of Faith Newbury Ranck In memory of Martha Newbury Duncan In memory of Sara Bitto Borrelli In memory of Priscilla Newbury Ann NicholsonIn honor of Susan S. Hoobler In honor of Jennifer S. Corbey In honor of Judy Sphon In memory of Cecelia S. Halke In memory of Anna L. Sphon Ellen O’HareIn memory of Martha Barnes Jyll PainterIn honor of Diane Kaysa Susie PalomboIn memory of Mary Force Penelope Parker-O’SullivanIn memory of Mary Colacecchi Celebration and Sisterhood Gifts
Celebrate Women! Fund for Women Mother’s Day Appeal Michelle PastelIn memory of Darlene Evans In memory of Bea Pastel Susan Peck Theresa PonaderIn memory of Pamela R. Schotte In honor of Martha Ponader Jacqueline PopeIn memory of Mary LaManna–Colacecchi Missy RittenhouseIn honor of Ann Marie Toole In honor of Eleanor Sementilli Amy SchwartzIn honor of Debra Hollasch In honor of Harriet Schwartz In honor of Debra Schwartz In honor of Diane Murray In honor of Diane Legendre Charlene SecondoIn memory of Hilda Younge Celebration and Sisterhood Gifts
Celebrate Women! Fund for Women Mother’s Day Appeal Christy SissonIn memory of Nancy Darling In memory of Connie Sisson Peters Penny TannebergerIn honor of Imogene S. Hyde In memory of Victoria Tanneberger In memory of Barbara Yunis Davida TelehanyIn memory of Anna Telehany In memory of Ann Marie Rossi Kristine WestIn memory of Myrtle Ball In memory of Mae Theisen Ristiina WiggIn memory of Phyllis Wigg Kenneth WilsonIn memory of Ruth R. Wilson Celebration and Sisterhood Gifts
A beautiful way to pay tribute to a woman in your life... Daffodils planted in Sperr Park in honor of 2013 Mother’s Day Appeal honorees are now in bloom!