Give & Glow Funds Cinderella Dreams for Teens

Posted By on April 10, 2019

The event: Give & Glow

The cause: East Valley Women’s League

Mission: East Valley Women’s League is a group, formed through friendships, that helps empower and inspire women and children to lead more promising lives. Their signature programs include the annual Cinderella Affair, which has given more than 10,000 prom dresses to high school girls throughout Arizona.

Top Sponsor: TNT Charities

Date held: March 30, 2019

Venue: Crowne Plaza Chandler Golf Resort

Emcee: Emmy-winning journalist and CBS5 Morning Show host Yetta Gibson

Program highlight: More than 250 guests donned their 80s best and enjoyed a seated dinner as well as silent and live auctions and post-dinner dancing.

Dollars raised: Boosted by a generous crowd, the event raised more than $167,000 to support thousands of women and young people in the community.

Notable moment: After winning the 50/50 raffle, a generous guest donated the more than $3,000 prize back to the organization.

Photo Credit: Marion Rhoades

  • Miggy Sudyka, JoAnn Ott, Tomi Farr
  • Howard Aronson, Allison Walters, Shea Cano, Mayor Mark Mitchell, City of Tempe
  • Amanda Souders, Brian Souders, Melissa Harlan, Mike Perry
  • Yetta Gibson, Audrey Cowley
  • Rich Charlton (Lead singer for Basketball Jones, Greg Miller, Kim Devery
  • Renae Molina, Al Molina
  • Diane Kawa, Rosemary Lang, Jeffrey Henrikson
  • Subyn Wadsworth
  • East Valley Women's League Members
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