Nonprofit: Des Moines Pastoral Counseling Center
Date: May 18, 2018
Venue: Embassy Suites, downtown Des Moines
Main Attraction: Keynote speaker Connie Wimer, Honoree Joy Corning in memoriam
Unique Touches, Food, Music and the amount of money raised: Thanks to a tremendous outpouring of community support, the event raised more than $200,000 for vulnerable women and girls who need mental health counseling and education, but do not have access to resources. More than 570 individuals attended the luncheon. Sponsors provided generous support and also donated gift bags of coupons and goods to thank each guest.
Photography: Amy Allen