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Philanthropy Spotlight: December 2018

Posted by Theresa Tanner on Dec. 18, 2018, midnight

Over 1,000 supporters attended the YWCA Spokane's 36th annual Women of Achievement awards luncheon at The Davenport Grand on Thursday, Oct. 4. Sponsored by more than 50 companies and organizations each year, it is one of the area’s most prestigious award recognition events for local women.

Nine women were acknowledged ...


Philanthropy Spotlight: November 2018

Posted by Theresa Tanner on Nov. 26, 2018, midnight

Project Beauty Share and Washington Trust Bank hosted the first annual Evening en Blanc on Sunday, Aug. 26. Inspired by the beauty and spectacle of the international phenomenon “Diner en Blanc,” the outdoor event shut down Summit Boulevard in Kendall Yards and treated the sold-out crowd of 300 guests, dressed ...


Philanthropy Spotlight: May 2018

Posted by Theresa Tanner on June 5, 2018, 6 a.m.

The Go Red For Women Luncheon on February 21, 2018, united heart disease and stroke survivors, supporters, volunteers, donors and sponsors together for a day of education and fundraising for the fight against heart disease and stroke. KREM 2’s Laura Papetti emceed the event at the Spokane Convention Center, which ...


Philanthropy Spotlight: March 2018

Posted by Joe Butler on March 23, 2018, 6 a.m.

Epicurean Delight 
The Inland Northwest Blood Center Foundation’s annual fundraising gala took place at the end of 2017. The 36th annual benefit for INBC provided food and drink from 30 restaurants, wineries and other beverage providers. Proceeds will help expand INBC’s transfusion service program, which will improve automation efforts with ...


Philanthropy Spotlight: September 2017

Posted by Theresa Tanner on Oct. 10, 2017, midnight

Chefs Aaron Crumbaugh and David McCampbell, flanking "Top Chef" contestant and event emcee Chef Chad White, battled in the kitchen to raise funds for The Junior League of Spokane's Red Hot Night on Feb. 18 at the Spokane Convention Center. The inaugural event, featuring New Orleans-style cuisine, music by Soul ...


Philanthropy Spotlight: June 2017

Posted by Theresa Tanner on June 23, 2017, 6 a.m.

The Go Red For Women luncheon on Feb. 22 at the Spokane Convention Center united supporters for a day of empowerment, education and fundraising to fight heart disease and stroke. The event featured keynote speaker Joey Traywick – an educator, nurse and exercise physiologist who delivered a heart-healthy message of ...


Philanthropy Spotlight: March 2017

Posted by Theresa Tanner on March 20, 2017, 6 a.m.

The 25th annual Chef’s Culinary Classic raised $81,000 for Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital on January 28, 2017. The sold out, black-tie Children's Miracle Network event at The Historic Davenport Hotel featured a Champagne Social Hour with gourmet starters by Chef Jeremy Hansen, followed by an exquisite six course dinner prepared ...


Philanthropy Spotlight: December 2016

Posted by Theresa Tanner on Dec. 29, 2016, midnight

Highlights of local events for charitable giving.

A collaboration of the American Cancer Society and National Association of Basketball Coaches, the 15th annual Spokane Coaches vs Cancer Gala on Sept. 24 raised $145,000 to fund cancer research and support patient programs with $24,450 dedicated to expanding the Patient Navigator program ...