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