Susie Macleod (2014-2015 APWC Special Projects Deputy Chair) displays award plaque. Left-right: Lisa Sauder (Bean's Cafe Executive Director), Keryl Vincent (2014-2015 APWC Special Projects Chair), Macleod, Zoe Smith (2014-2015 Parliamentarian), Holly Lee (2014-2015 Volunteer Services Chair), Bean's Cafe Representative.
We are proud to announce that the Anchorage Petroleum Wives Club
has been named the 2015 Non-Profit Partner of the Year by
Beans' Cafe and the Children's Lunchbox.
This distinction is awarded to a local community partner that meets the following criteria:
Gala Chair (2014-2015) Keryl Vincent and Deputy Chair Susie Macleod, along with APWC President Holly Lee and Board Member Zoe Smith, were recognized at the Volunteer & Partner Award Ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015. APWC's name will be engraved on the plaque that hangs year-round at Bean's Cafe.
We remain so grateful to our members who wholeheartedly embraced The Children's Lunchbox as our chosen charity for 2014-2015. The efforts they made, whether it was volunteering at The Children's Lunchbox kitchen, working on the gala committee, donating money at our luncheons, or attending the gala event in February, came together to make support of this year's charity incredible.
Thank you to The Children's Lunchbox and Bean's Cafe for this honor and the partnership we've had with them this year. We are humbled to have made a difference in our community and for the children this program serves. For more information about The Children's Lunchbox, please visit http://www.beanscafe.org/.
APWC is proud to announce that our affiliated non-profit, the Anchorage Petroleum Wives Foundation, raised $122,292.77 for our 2014-2015 non-profit partner, The Children's Lunchbox.
The Children's Lunchbox will use the funds to support its weekend meal program, which on Fridays provides students in Anchorage School District (ASD) Title 1 schools with easy-to-prepare meals to eat during the weekend.