Women In Philanthropy News

Hey Sheila, How Does Your Garden Grow?

April 19, 2021  //  Women in Philanthropy

Sheila Odom of Eakes Office Solutions is a member of United Way Women in Philanthropy Steering Committee and is helping to plan this year’s Spring Networking Event at Earl May Garden Center. She recently sat down with us to chat about her ideal garden, what it’s like volunteering with United Way and why you should consider… Read the Full Story »

2020 Helping Hands Auction

March 10, 2020  //  Women in Philanthropy

United Way Women in Philanthropy Helping Hands Auction By Kim Hachiya Hundreds of families in need will receive diapers and winter clothing for their children, thanks to the generosity of more than 400 attendees who attended the 13th Annual United Way Women in Philanthropy Helping Hands Auction. And the proceeds also will help the Brain… Read the Full Story »

Nearly 500 “Helping Hands” join to support children in Lincoln at annual United Way event

March 6, 2017  //  Women in Philanthropy

Wine bottles wrapped in rhinestones, desserts designed to tease the most determined dieter and bling by the basketful were on display to tempt those who attended United Way’s Women in Philanthropy 10th Annual Helping Hands Auction held at the Cornhusker Marriott Hotel on Jan. 26. Dozens of baskets loaded with silent auction items and a… Read the Full Story »

10th Annual Helping Hands Auction

November 1, 2016  //  Women in Philanthropy

Mark your calendars for our next big event, the 10th Annual United Way Women in Philanthropy Helping Hands Auction on Thursday January 26, 2017, at the Cornhusker Marriott Hotel. Event starts at 6:00 PM. Individual tickets are $35. This year’s auction will feature more wine and individual desserts, along with amazing live auction packages including:… Read the Full Story »

We want to help a lot of families

February 12, 2016  //  Women in Philanthropy

United Way Women in Philanthropy host 9th annual Helping Hands event The ballroom at Embassy Suites was filled to capacity on January 28 for one reason—raise over $30,000 to provide diapers and coats for children of struggling families in Lincoln. However, the evening wasn’t just about writing a check. First timers and long-time attendees agreed… Read the Full Story »

Women in Philanthropy Visionary Award

May 19, 2015  //  Women in Philanthropy

  Jenni has been a strong advocate and supporter of United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County for nearly 10 years. Her dedication to this organization and our community is reflective in her commitment to ensuring the youth in our community succeed and go on to being productive citizens. Jenni has been diligent about educating… Read the Full Story »

2015 Helping Hands Auction

February 13, 2015  //  Women in Philanthropy

The ballroom at Embassy Suites became a shopping mecca on Jan. 29 as some 500 women oood and awwwed their way through the 400 scarves, hats, belts, jewelry and gift baskets displayed on tables that snaked around the perimeter of the room. The event was the 8th annual United Way Helping Hands Auction that raised… Read the Full Story »