Women's Power Breakfast & Happy Hour

Two powerful events to raise one million meals for hungry children.

Online ticket sales are closed. Tickets available at the door.

Women's Power Happy Hour | Women's Power Breakfast | Ticket Information | Sponsorship Information | Event Chairs | Sponsors


Photo credit: Elayne Gross Photography 

Women's Power Happy Hour Event

Women's Power Happy Hour 

   March 23, 2017
   MGM Grand Detroit
   1777 Third Street, Detroit
   5:30 - 7:30 PM
   Complimentary Valet

   For more information, contact Shannon Bartlett at sbartlett@gcfb.org.

Thank you to our Women's Power Happy Hour sponsors, guests, co-chairs and committee for a great evening and raising 126,000 meals for kids!


Women's Power Breakfast Event


   April 27, 2017
   Cobo Center
   1 Washington Blvd., Detroit
   7 -8 AM Networking, 8-9 AM Breakfast
   Complimentary Valet

   For more information, contact Suzette Hohendorf at shohendorf@gcfb.org.

Join more than 600 powerful women (and men) for Gleaners' 24th annual Women's Power Breakfast. Enjoy a light breakfast and inspiring program to help raise one million meals for hungry children this spring. 

PARKING CHANGE: Complimentary valet parking is on the Cobo Center Roof Top. Please follow signs to valet station and entrance located at elevator tower #3, southeast corner.

Self-parking also available on the Roof Top

  • From front of Cobo Center, go north to Congress St. Turn left, stay in right lane to circular ramp between Second and Third Streets
  • From the Lodge US-10 south, take the Howard St. exit to Fort St. Left on Fort one block and turn right on Third St. Proceed to circular ramp to roof parking.

The Women's Power Breakfast supports Gleaners' efforts to feed children. With one in five children in southeast Michigan struggling with hunger, Gleaners works hard to reach children in schools like this one with the help they need: 

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2017 Ticket Information and Support Opportunities

Ticket Levels 

Tickets are available at the door.

Happy Hour Ticket: $150

Happy Hour Intermediate Ticket: $100
(For participants 35 years & under)


Breakfast Ticket: $120

Breakfast Intermediate Ticket: $85
(For participants 35 years & under)

Platinum Angel Ticket: $1,000
One Women's Power Breakfast Ticket
One Women's Power Happy Hour Ticket
One third page ad in the Women's Power Breakfast program book

Gold Angel Ticket: $500
One Women's Power Breakfast Ticket
One Women's Power Happy Hour Ticket
Mention in the program


Silver Angel Ticket: $250
One Women's Power Breakfast Ticket
One Women's Power Happy Hour Ticket



Support Opportunities

View support opportunities

To become a sponsor, contact Suzette Hohendorf at wpb@gcfb.org.  

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2017 Event Chairs

Women's Power Breakfast Co-Chairs
Women's Power Happy Hour Co-Chairs

Katy Locker
Event Chair

John S. & James L. Knight Foundation
Gleaners Community Food Bank Board of Directors, Chair

Debbie Guild
Honorary Chair

PNC Financial Services Group

Dulcie Rosenfeld
Founding Chair


Judith Greenstone Miller
Event Co-Chair
Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss

Joan Hennessey
Event Co-Chair
Hennessey Engineers 

Dee Dee McKinney Odom
Event Co-Chair

MGM Grand Detroit


2017 Sponsors         


Presenting Sponsor:

PNC logo.jpg


Children's Hunger Champions:

Delta logo



Quicken Loans logo


Children's Hunger Heroes:

Shipt logo



DTE Energy Foundation


Children's Hunger Advocates:

Beaumont logo



General Motors



Katy Locker



Children's Hunger Ambassadors:
Comerica logo


HAP logo


Taubman logo
Henry Ford Health System


Blue Cross Blue Shield/Blue Care Network






 Suburban Collection



Lead Host:


Host Sponsor:


Lounge Sponsors:


Signature Cocktail:

Michigan.com logo


MGM Grand lgog


Rochling Automotive logo





Shipt logo

Media Sponsor:

FOX2detroit logo

Additional Support From:

Alderney Advisors, Robert Bosch LLC, Citizen's Bank, Clark Hill PLC, Detroit TechTown, Eastern Market, Enterprise Holdings, Gannett Foundation, Henniges Autovotive, Iron Mountain, Jack Entertainment, KPMG, Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss, P.C., The Kresge Foundation,  Lori Kuhn, Molina Healthcare, The Skillman Foundation, St. John Providence, Strategic Retirement Partners, Trent Creative and Varnum LLP

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