19th Annual Women Helping Women Luncheon

NonProfit: Des Moines Pastoral Counseling Center

Event: 19th Annual Women Helping Women Luncheon

Date: May 19, 2017

Venue: Embassy Suites Des Moines

Main Attraction: Speaker Tilly Woodward presented “The Heart of Art: The Importance of Small Things.” Pamela Bass-Bookey was honored for her vision and passion for public art, advocacy and philanthropy.

Unique Touch: More than 500 persons attended the Des Moines Pastoral Counseling Center’s 19th annual Women Helping Women Luncheon on May 19th which raised $145,000 to provide counseling services to underserved women and girls. This is the most money raised in the event’s history, exceeding the previous year by $25,000. The event’s proceeds will increase access to vitally important mental health services and will provide nearly 1,300 hours of quality counseling services to underserved and uninsured women and girls.

Photography: Christopher Maharry

 

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