Women's Power Breakfast & Happy Hour

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

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


Women's Power Happy Hour Event


Thursday, April 7th | 5:30 - 7:30 PM
MGM Grand Detroit, 1777 3rd St., Detroit, MI 48226

This event has already occurred. Thank you to everyone who attended!

Enjoy sips, savories, and a wonderful silent auction at the 3rd annual Women's Power Happy Hour where hundreds of powerful women come together to help kick off our Million Meal Match to help feed hungry children this spring.

The Chairpersons of the Women's Power Breakfast and the staff members of Gleaners Community Food Bank would like to thank the numerous event sponsors for their support in nourishing our next generation.

Women's Power Breakfast Event


Thursday, April 21st | 7 - 9 AM
Eastern Market, Shed 3
Detroit, MI 48207
Click here for directions.

Online ticket sales are now closed. Limited tickets will be available at the door.

If you have already purchased tickets, your name will be at check-in when you arrive.

Complimentary valet parking is available. Entrance on Division Street at Russell Street.

Join more than 600 powerful women (and men) for Gleaners' 23rd annual Women's Power Breakfast at Detroit's historic Eastern Market for a light breakfast and inspiring program to help raise one million meals for hungry children this spring. Tickets have sold out early for the past several years, so reserve your seat today!

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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Ticket Information and Support Opportunities

Ticket Levels 

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

To view support opportunities, click here.

To become a sponsor, click here; or contact Suzette Hohendorf at wpb@gcfb.org.  

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Event Chairs

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

Faye Nelson, Vice President Public Affairs, DTE Energy 
President, DTE Energy Foundation

Andra Rush, Chairman & CEO
Rush Trucking Corporation

Nancy Schlichting, CEO
Henry Ford Health Systems


Paige Lustig
Renaissance Media

Dee Dee McKinney Odom
MGM Grand Detroit

Linzie Venegas
Ideal Group 




Presenting Sponsor:


Children's Hunger Heroes


Children's Hunger Advocates






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Children's Hunger Ambassadors
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Happy Hour Title Sponsors

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Women's Power Happy Hour Hosted By:



Additional Support From:

Butzel Long, Comerica, Citizens Bank, Detroit Medical Center, Enterprise, Guardian Industries Corp., Huntington Bank, Ideal Group, Iron Mountain, Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss, Kroger, McClaren Macomb, Michigan Design Center, Motor City Casino, Renaissance Media, Sanders Candy, Somerset Collection, Yazaki North America


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