Women's Power Breakfast & Women's Power Happy Hour

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


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Women's Power Happy Hour
May 22, 2018
MGM Grand
1777 Third Street, Detroit
5:30 - 7:30 PM
Complimentary Valet

Toast with hundreds of the area’s most powerful and influential women at the Women’s Power Happy Hour. Sip on cocktails, dine on savories, enjoy a silent auction, and mingle with the exceptional women who joined forces to raise one million meals for children in need in our community.


Women's Power Breakfast
April 19, 2018
Little Caesars Arena

Women’s Power Breakfast marked 25 years of the southeastern Michigan’s top female leaders uniting with one shared vision: to end hunger in our community. More than 650 women helped us honor strong, nurturing women who are doing everything in their power despite the odds to make sure kids get the food they need to prosper and thrive.  


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2018 Ticket Pricing and Support Opportunities



Silver Angel @$ 250
  (includes 1 ticket to Breakfast, 1 ticket to Happy Hour, name in program)

Gold Angel @ $500
  (includes 1 ticket to Breakfast, 1 ticket to Happy Hour, name in program)

Platinum Angel @ $1,000
 (includes 1 ticket to Breakfast, 1 ticket to Happy Hour, name in program, 1/3 page ad in Breakfast program)


Happy Hour General Admission @$150

Happy Hour Intermediate Admission @ $100
  (35 years and under)

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Support Opportunities

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

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2018 Sponsors         


Presenting Sponsor:

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Children's Hunger Champion:

Delta logo

Children's Hunger Heroes:


Children's Hunger Advocates:


Children's Hunger Ambassadors:



Host Sponsor: Title Sponsor: Lead Sponsor: Lounge Sponsor: Signature Cocktail: Entertainment:


  Media Sponsors:    Magazine Sponsor:


Additional Support: 

Citizens Bank, Community Financial Credit Union, Enterprise Holdings, Fifth Third Bank, Iron Mountain, InLand Printing, Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss, Kennedy Industries, KPMG LLP, Lamar Advertising Inc., Orchards Children's Services, Outfront Media, Robert Bosch LLC, Strategic Retirement Partners, Trent Creative, Varnum LLP

2018 Chairs & Committee


Women's Power Breakfast

Event Chairs:

  Honorary Presenting Chair: Founding Chair:  
Juliette Okotie-Eboh PhD
Senior Vice President, Public Affairs
MGM Grand Detroit
Luanne Thomas Ewald
Children's Hospital of Michigan
Tonya Allen
President and CEO
Skillman Foundation
Dulcie Rosenfeld  
Honorary Chairs:

Jessie Beld Elliott
Beld & Associates, LLC
Amanda Fisher
Max Broock Realtors
Jennifer Granger
Community Leader
Vivian Pickard
BABS Salon & Wellness Spa
Host Committee:

Samantha Amezcua
Pat Berwanger
Elise Bennett
Katora Cole
Gina Coleman
Alysia Green
Susan Gordon
Sharmen Hall
Sara Hipple
Kim Hoyle
Monica Martinez
Ruth Ellen Mayhall
Karen Mazo
Mary Beth Morabito
Van Nguyen
Dee Dee McKinney Odom
Ellen Rogers
Janice Tessier
Nina Thekdi
Gwen Weiner
Kaniqua Daniel Welch


Happy Hour
Event Chairs:

Judith Greenstone Miller
Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss

Joan Hennessey, CPA
Hennessey Engineers

Happy Hour Committee:


Pat Andrews
Sandy Andrews
Pamela Beard
Lisa Griffin
Marcy Hayes
Nicole Mattioli
Pam Nikitas
Alexandra Rose
Sarah Stachowicz