Events

Boston "Benefit" for Voss Foundation announced!

Boston “Benefit” for Voss Foundation announced!

Celebrate the Grand Opening of the Benefit Cosmetics Boutique in Boston! 15% of the evening’s sales will be donated to Voss Foundation in support of our clean water projects and Women Helping Women! Thank you to Benefit for your amazing generosity in supporting Voss Foundation’s efforts to help women and communities in Sub-Saharan African improve their own lives […]

Celebrate Women's Day Everyday!

Celebrate Women’s Day Everyday!

March 8th is International Women’s Day, a celebration of women – young and old – across the globe!  Today we take the time to imagine a woman’s life – from childhood to motherhood – both with and without access to clean water.  Through our Women Helping Women campaign and other initiatives, we help women improve […]

Women Helping Women New York a Big Success!

Women Helping Women New York a Big Success!

Voss Foundation was thrilled by the success of our third Women Helping Women New York Luncheon! Over 100 guests gathered in the scenic Manhattan Penthouse on November 14 to raise money and awareness for the dedicated Women Helping Women 2012 water project, to bring clean water access and sanitation facilities to two communities and women’s […]


You're Invited! Women Helping Women NY 2012

You’re Invited! Women Helping Women NY 2012

Please join VOSS FOUNDATION for our 3rd Annual WOMEN HELPING WOMEN New York Wednesday, November 14th 2012 11:30 am – 1:30 pm Manhattan Penthouse 80 Fifth Avenue A luncheon to improve the lives of women in Africa with access to clean water; a celebration of global female cooperation. Hosted by Claudia Chan, Founder, ClaudiaChan.com & S.H.E. Summit Week Honoring Selita Ebanks; Supermodel, […]

You're Invited! WHW New York 2012

You’re Invited! WHW New York 2012

Please join VOSS FOUNDATION for our 3rd Annual WOMEN HELPING WOMEN New York Wednesday, November 14th 2012 11:30 am – 1:30 pm Manhattan Penthouse 80 Fifth Avenue A luncheon to improve the lives of women in Africa with access to clean water; a celebration of global female cooperation. Hosted by Claudia Chan, Founder, ClaudiaChan.com & S.H.E. Summit Week Honoring Selita Ebanks; Supermodel, […]

Selita Ebanks: Voss Foundation's 2012 Women Helping Women Honoree

Selita Ebanks: Voss Foundation’s 2012 Women Helping Women Honoree

Voss Foundation is thrilled to announce our 2012 Women Helping Women Honoree, Selita Ebanks. A supermodel, actress, and philanthropist, Selita Ebanks inspires us through the spirit and dedication with which she approaches her work. She is a true credit to the positive impact one woman can have, embodying the spirit of Women Helping Women. Voss […]


You're Invited! WHW San Francisco 2012

You’re Invited! WHW San Francisco 2012

*SOLD OUT* Please contact info@thevossfoundation.org for more information. Please join VOSS FOUNDATION for our 1st Annual WOMEN HELPING WOMEN San Francisco The Ritz-Carlton San Francisco 600 Stockton St. Monday, October 22nd, 2012 12-2 pm A luncheon to improve the lives of women in Africa with access to clean water; a celebration of global female cooperation. Featuring Voss […]

Save the Date: Women Helping Women NYC 2012

Save the Date: Women Helping Women NYC 2012

Please join Voss Foundation for our 3rd Annual WOMEN HELPING WOMEN luncheon in New York. A luncheon to improve the lives of women in Africa with access to clean water; a celebration of global female cooperation. Featuring Voss Foundation’s celebrated African Bazaar! Purchase tickets online! Host Committee in formation For more information, please contact info@thevossfoundation.org. VOSS FOUNDATION Voss […]

Save the Date: Women Helping Women San Francisco 2012!

Save the Date: Women Helping Women San Francisco 2012!

Please join the Voss Foundation for our 1st Annual WOMEN HELPING WOMEN San Francisco A luncheon to improve the lives of women in Africa with access to clean water; a celebration of global female cooperation.  Featuring Voss Foundation’s celebrated African Bazaar! Purchase tickets online!  For more information, please contact info@thevossfoundation.org. Event Chair: Charlot Malin Host Committee (in […]


Women Helping Women Boston 2012 a success!

Women Helping Women Boston 2012 a success!

Thank you to everyone who came out to support Women Helping Women Boston to make this year’s event so great!  Fifty guests gathered at L’Espalier at the Mandarin Oriental on Wednesday, June 20 to enjoy wine and hors d’oeuvres and contribute to the international success of Voss Foundation’s Women Helping Women Campaign! Grammy Award winning […]

New Items for the African Bazaar!

New Items for the African Bazaar!

In anticipation of Voss Foundation’s 2nd annual Women Helping Women in Boston on June 20, we have acquired many exciting new items for a special debut at the event!  You can get a sneak preview here, but be sure to buy your tickets to the event to guarantee your first choice of fabulous jewelry and […]

You're invited! WHW Boston 2012

You’re invited! WHW Boston 2012

2ND ANNUAL WOMEN HELPING WOMEN BOSTON An evening to improve the lives of women in Africa with access to clean water; a celebration of global female cooperation. Drinks, hors d’oeuvres, and Voss Foundation’s famous African Bazaar! Purchase tickets online   WOMEN HELPING WOMEN BOSTON COMMITTEE Event Chairs: Amy Canepa Donahue, Nancy Parker Wilson Host Committee: […]


Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Show 2012

Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Show 2012

Voss Foundation hosted a cocktail reception on Thursday, May 17 at Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Show.  The event was co-hosted by renowned trainer Frank Madden, who spoke about the importance of water and the need to recognize its worth. Executive Director Kara Gerson also spoke.  Guests enjoyed cocktails and hors d’oeuvres while shopping Voss […]

You're Invited! Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Show

You’re Invited! Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Show

Voss Foundation invites you to a cocktail reception, hosted by renowned trainer Frank Madden in the VIP tent at Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Show, on Thursday May 17 from 4-6pm — immediately following the day’s competitive events.  Stop by to enjoy our exclusive silent auction and African Bazaar, along with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. […]

Just Around the Corner Art Auction:  Update!

Just Around the Corner Art Auction: Update!

We are thrilled that our art auction with Sotheby’s, held on May 22, 2011 at the Kistefos Museum outside Oslo, Norway raised $750,000 (NOK 4.2 million/£ 467,000) to improve the lives of people in Africa with access to clean water! In February 2012, representatives from Voss Foundation and donors from the art auction visited Urra, site of […]


Save the Date: Women Helping Women Boston 2012

Save the Date: Women Helping Women Boston 2012

Purchase tickets here! Voss Foundation is hosting its second annual Women Helping Women cocktail event in Boston on June 20th!  An evening to improve the lives of women in Africa with access to clean water–and celebrate global female cooperation!  In addition to enjoying drinks and hors d’oeuvres, participants will have the chance to shop at […]

WHW NY Luncheon 2011 Recap

WHW NY Luncheon 2011 Recap

Over 125 women came together for our second annual Women Helping Women New York Luncheon on November 2nd  at the 3 West Club at Rockefeller Center. Emmy-Award winning journalist and Executive Editor of Africa.com, Jacqueline Adams, served as Master of Ceremonies; while our 2010 WHW honoree Noella Coursaris could not attend, a representative from her […]

Women Helping Women NY Luncheon 2011

Women Helping Women NY Luncheon 2011

Please join us November 2nd for our 2nd annual Women Helping Women NY Luncheon with Master of Ceremonies, Emmy Award-winning journalist and Africa.com’s Executive Editor Jacqueline Adams,  honoring founder of FACE Africa, Saran Kaba Jones, and raising funds for our newest WHW project at the Hope Mission School of Paynesville, Liberia. Women Helping Women is […]


Save the Date: November 2nd - Women Helping Women New York Luncheon 2011

Save the Date: November 2nd – Women Helping Women New York Luncheon 2011

The Voss Foundation invites you to join us for the second annual Women Helping Women New York luncheon on Wednesday, November 2nd, 11:30AM – 1:30PM. is an international grassroots campaign that began in Norway in 2009. Since then, WHW has brought together to raise over $125,000 for clean water projects in Kenya and the Democratic […]

Women Helping Women Boston

Women Helping Women Boston

The first Women Helping Women event in Boston was a success! An enthusiastic crowd came out, despite the storm, to the reception at Woodward at Ames to support the campaign and to meet the 2011 Women Helping Women honoree, Saran Kaba Jones (above). Saran is the founder of FACE Africa, our implementing partner for the […]

African Bazaar Now Open!

African Bazaar Now Open!

Our African Bazaar is now open online! Show you care with beautiful hand-crafted pieces directly from the regions in Africa where Voss Foundation is changing lives with access to clean water. In addition to the African Bazaar, the site offers other goods that support Voss Foundation. See a great write-up of our African Bazaar in the […]


3 Ways You Can Start A Ripple Effect of Change This Thursday In Boston

3 Ways You Can Start A Ripple Effect of Change This Thursday In Boston

3 Ways YOU Can Start A Ripple Effect of Change This Thursday in Boston You will build a well in Liberia, and learn exactly how your donation makes a difference: Saran Kaba Jones, our 2011 Women Helping Women honoree, is the founder of FACE Africa, our implementing partner for the 2011 Women Helping Women project […]

Just Around the Corner Art Auction Raises $750,000

Just Around the Corner Art Auction Raises $750,000

We are thrilled to announce that our May 22nd art auction with Sotheby’s at the Kistefos Museum outside Oslo, Norway raised NOK 4.2 million (£ 467,000) to improve the lives of people in Africa with access to clean water! The Just Around the Corner Art Auction shattered an outrageous number of records. It was the […]

Women Helping Women Boston: June 9, 2011

Women Helping Women Boston: June 9, 2011

Purchase your tickets online Please join us for the first Women Helping Women event in Boston on June 9! Tickets are available online. The reception will run from 6-8PM at Woodward at Ames. Voss Foundation’s Women Helping Women campaign is an international fundraising effort of over 300 women in 8 countries funding their own water […]