Lisa Ling Delivers Compelling Message at Annual Women United Event

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Posted By on May 23, 2019

The Event: “We Are United” Luncheon

The Cause: Valley of the Sun United Way

Mission: United Way and its 90,000 donors, 400 business supporters and 5,000 volunteers fight to break the cycle of poverty by ensuring children and youth succeed, ending hunger and homelessness, and increasing the financial stability of families.

Event Co-Chairs: Latasha Causey and Jenny Holsman Tetreault

Presenting Sponsor: USAA

Premier Sponsor: Freeport McMoRan

Date held: May 8, 2019

Venue: JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa

Keynote speaker: Journalist, author and television host Lisa Ling

Dollars raised: $480,000+

Notable quote: “We are extremely grateful for the support we received from our community at this year’s event,” said Merl Waschler, President and CEO of Valley of the Sun United Way. “The record-setting level of generosity will help us take huge strides forward in our efforts to combat hunger in the classroom.”

Photo Credit: Valley of the Sun United Way and Jillian Rivera Photography

  • Latasha Causey, Lisa Ling and Jenny Holsman Tetreault
  • Lisa Ling and Jason Coochwytewa
  • Olivia Fierro
  • Kate Gallego
  • Lisa Ling
  • Phylis Bruner_ Merl Washler WU Lunch-7619
  • Jillian Rivera Photography-6320
  • Joann Holland
  • Lin Sue Cooney and
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