Women In Philanthropy News

United Way Helping Hands Auction

March 5, 2013  //  Women in Philanthropy

On January 31, nearly 550 guest and volunteers came together at United Way’s 6th Annual Helping Hands Auction to raise over $25,000 for children and families in need in Lincoln and Lancaster County. The event, held at the Embassy Suites, featured a silent and live auction. Jewelry, gloves and scarves made up the majority of… Read the Full Story »

Women in Philanthropy in the News

November 5, 2012  //  Women in Philanthropy

Strictly Business November 2012 Can you imagine what it would be like to open up a book and only see letters on a page? Or to have a pain in your stomach so strong you cannot focus on anything but that feeling? Not having the opportunity to learn and grow at the same rate as… Read the Full Story »

United Way Annual Women in Philanthropy Luncheon

July 16, 2012  //  Women in Philanthropy
Jessie Rasmussen, President, Buffett Early Childhood Fund

  Summer salads, cold lemonade, garden flowers, hats and gloves set the stage for the annual United Way Women in Philanthropy luncheon held Thursday, June 28 at the Country Club of Lincoln. Jessie Rasmussen, President Buffett Early Childhood Fund, spoke on the importance of early childhood brain development and education for all children. Ameritas Life… Read the Full Story »

United Way Women’s Leadership Council and Women in Philanthropy Distribute $122,081

July 6, 2012  //  Women in Philanthropy

In May of 2012, the United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County Board of Directors approved the recommendation from the Women’s Leadership Council and Women in Philanthropy Steering Committee to provide $122,081 to local non-profits. Dollars raised through the Women’s Leadership Council will provide child care scholarships and backpacks of food for families attending the… Read the Full Story »

Inspire, Educate, and Engage…

July 6, 2012  //  Women in Philanthropy

Growing our membership is always on our minds as we strive to inspire, educate and engage women in philanthropy. Over the next year, we are committed to increasing our memberships by percent. That equates to 25 new Women in Philanthropy members, 15 new Women Leaders in Philanthropy members and 5 new Women’s Leadership Council members…. Read the Full Story »

Women’s Leadership Council Initiative

May 5, 2011  //  Women in Philanthropy

UNITED WAY WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP COUNCIL ANNOUNCES NEW GROUND BREAKING INITIATIVE FOR LINCOLN AND LANCASTER COUNTY United Way’s Board of Directors approved funding recommendations from the United Way Women’s Leadership Council Thursday, April 28, 2011, during their monthly board meeting. This grant amount of $80,752 was raised specifically through the United Way Women Leadership Council Initiative… Read the Full Story »

2011 Helping Hands Auction

February 10, 2011  //  Women in Philanthropy

Beautiful Creations Help Make United Way Auction an Outstanding Success Christy Nelson, co-founder of Toolulu, created this one-of-a-kind scarf for the 2011 United Way Women in Philanthropy Helping Hands Auction, held January 27 at the Embassy Suites Hotel. Nelson’s scarf was just one of hundreds of items donated to the auction, many of which were… Read the Full Story »