2021 Annual Fundraiser

Success for our Evening of Inspiration and Empowerment!

High energy performances of Broadway classics, delicious food, great company and dozens of raffle winners were the trademarks of this year’s annual fundraiser, Oct. 21 at Park Event Center in Waite Park.

Our raffle donors

A Weekend up North – $750, Jan Bensen (live auction)
Grandparent Stay-Vacation – $358, two nights at the Holiday Inn
Xalon Salon, Services & Products – $200, Marie Rudolph & Joyce Hummel
A Basket of Gift Cards – $500, from local businesses
Foley Country Floral, Cindy Leigh and Joanna Pucel -$300, Seven Floral Deliveries
J.F. Kruse – $210, Pearl Jewelry Set
Schuler Shoes & Linda MacLeod – $200, gift cards
Day Lily Spa, $110, products & services & Cashwise, 6 bottles of wine
Territory Golf Course, weekday golf for two with a cart & Coyote Moon dinner , $150
Rocky Acres Garden – $150, luncheon for five & Fairview Gardens, $50 gift card
St. Cloud Symphony Orchestra – $150, two season tickets & Green Mill dinner, $50
Four tickets to a Paramount show – $120 & White Horse dinner, $100
The Great Theatre – $192, four tickets to The Sound of Music, opening night Nov. 13, 2021
Scheels & Linda MacLeod -$200, gift cards
Westside Liquor & The Thursday Night Book Club $200


Our Mission:

To advance gender equity for women and girls through research, education, and advocacy. This fundraiser supports Central Minnesota women & girls through AAUW educational programs! Thank you for your generosity!

We support

  • We offer area college students scholarships to the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders, through a competitive application process.
  • We provide a day-long program called, TechSavvy to introduce area middle school girls tocareers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics through interactive workshops facilitated by STEM professionals.
  • Our Savvy Teens; Seminars for Career Success program  informs area high school girls about ways to plan and meet their future goals. The students learn about the employment outlook for all levels of education and  training.   Finance, technology, and meeting employer expectations are included, plus much more!