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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, Actress, and Philanthropist

Featuring Voss Foundation’s celebrated African Bazaar!

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Women Helping Women is an international program of the Voss Foundation wherein a group of women join forces to commit to improving the lives of mothers and children across the globe.  A worldwide network of women’s grassroots action, the campaign raises funds to help the Voss Foundation build water projects in Sub-Saharan Africa.  Each supporter has access to a detailed description of the well she funds, in addition to updates on the progress and success of her project.  Donors are provided with the opportunity to visit Women Helping Women water projects, where circumstances permit, and meet those they have helped. Women Helping Women exemplifies the strength of women to change the world.  Every single donation is like a drop of water – as each woman contributes her share to form an entire water system for a village, so do individual drops of water come together to quench the thirst of thousands.  Every droplet, every contribution, every woman is necessary for the whole.

Women Helping Women New York Host Committee Khaliah Ali, Eva Bask, Marybeth Belsito, Morgan Connaghan, Kabi DeGeer, Amy Canepa Donahue, Cerissa Durr, Olivia Edgren, Felicia Fleitman, Dawn Gallagher, Kimberly Grad, Jill Hammer, Kirsten Hansen, Saran Kaba Jones, Maryli Karske, Dainelle Kayembe, Trecia Laird, Lisa S. Lam, Charlot Diskerud Malin, Jaana Otero, Geannette Rodriguez-Ojeda, Becca Saraga, Alison Shulman, Renuka Singh, Genevieve Sonsino, Sophie Ann Terisse, Tuula Vartiainen

Thanks To Our Sponsors


Voss Foundation is dedicated to providing access to clean water to communities in Sub-Saharan Africa and raising awareness of ongoing need in the region.  We employ a unique approach that ensures local ownership and long-term sustainability through partnerships with trusted organizations on the ground, use of appropriate technology, and through systems that align environmental consideration with the diverse water needs of a community.  Founded by the directors of VOSS of Norway ASA as an independent 501(c)(3) public charity in 2008, with offices in New York and Oslo, the Voss Foundation has changed the lives of over 100,000 people in KenyaMaliEthiopia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Liberia.

Voss Foundation Board of Directors: Knut Brundtland (President), Jan Eystein Saeboe (Treasurer), Monique V. Cameron, Belinda B. Kielland, Alicia U. Parker, Sanjay Rawal, Nancy P. Wilson

Voss Foundation Staff: Kara Gerson (Executive Director), Cecilie Malm Brundtland, Anette Krosby and Kathleen Yaworsky.

For more information, please contact info@thevossfoundation.org.

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