Women for MACC Contributes $90,000 to the MACC Fund, Approves Change in By-Laws
Women for MACC hosted it’s Annual Winter General Meeting on Wednesday, December 7 at The Boelter Superstore. General Meetings Chair, Tanya Bissen welcomed our guests, thanked our host, Boelter Superstore and introduced President, Lindsay Schweikert. Lindsay presented a check for $90,000 to the MACC Fund’s Executive Director, John Cary, Chief Operating Officer Becky Pinter, and Development Officer, Mike Bielawski; who warm heartedly accepted the donation to fund pediatric cancer and blood disorder research. The donation brings Women for MACC’s total contribution to $140,000 for this calendar year.
The energy of the evening was perfect for kicking off the theme for the holiday season; that of hope, gratitude and passion for the mission of Women for MACC. John Cary shared his appreciation for Women and MACC stating “You take the time to care and be part of this gift of hope. We want to thank you for your accomplishments and pride in all that you do. Research makes a difference.”
Our President, Lindsay Schweikert echoed those sentiments by sharing her story of how she got involved with Women for MACC. Having worn many hats in the organization, from a committee member to several board positions, Lindsay confidently leads Women for MACC in her 2nd year term as President. “I couldn’t be more proud to be standing here as President. I am proud to be a part of The MACC Fund and Women for MACC.” Lindsay shared the impact that the organization has provided, raising over $4.5 million over the past 36 years to the MACC Fund.
Members and guests also heard from valued board Members Dayle Bugalski – Social Media Chair, and Dawn Graham – Cancer Center Liaison. Dayle shared her touching story and the journey her family faced with their son Gavin, a childhood cancer survivor. “Without the MACC Fund, volunteering, research and efforts of Women for MACC, my son wouldn’t be here. I can’t put into words how much it means to me – so thank you!” Dayle also expressed the important role that research plays and the hope it provides to families facing this terrible disease.
Dawn Graham echoed Dayle’s remarks, debuting a fashionable shirt with an “anchor” representing that of “hope.” Dawn provided an update for Pasta Fest, held at Serb Hall, March 5, 2017.
The night continued with proposed membership changes from Alicia Buttchen – Membership Recruitment Chair and proposed changes to By Laws presented by Stacey Meyer – By Laws Chair. A motion to approve these changes, along with a vote from the membership – all approved.
The night concluded with holiday cooking tips and demonstration from Angela Salazar. Special thanks to both Cathy Boelter and Angela Salazar of Boelter Superstore for welcoming Women for MACC and for their support and generosity.
Women for MACC looks forward to a prosperous 2017 and continuing to raise money in the fight against childhood cancer and rare blood disorder research.
As Women for MACC looks back upon the past year, we thank you for your commitment and contributions to our organization. We appreciate your support in the fight against childhood cancer and blood disorders.
Here at Women for MACC, our goal is to continue to raise awareness through our events, while raising funds to help eliminate childhood cancer and blood disorders. We are proud to play a significant role in this journey. Women for MACC was able to contribute $140,000 to the MACC Fund this calendar year. All these funds stay right here in Wisconsin.
Thank you! You have made a real difference in providing hope to the lives of children and families facing cancer and blood disorders diagnosis. If you’re interested in making a year-end gift to Women for MACC, please donate here. You truly are our most valuable partner.
Women for MACC President
2017 Cute Kids Calendar
Don’t miss out on the 2017 Cute Kids calendar! For a donation of $10 each or $25 for 3 calendars, you’re making a direct contribution to helping Women for MACC and The MACC Fund fight childhood cancer and blood disorders. To purchase call The MACC Fund at (414) 456-5830 or stop by Mortensen Photo Design in Waukesha. Thanks for your generous support!
Become a Member of Women for MACC!
Join us in the fight! Membership is only $35.00 per individual. By becoming a member you’re pledging your support in ending pediatric cancer. You’ll also have opportunities to volunteer, network with others, have fun and know that you’re helping sick kids get one step closer to a cure.YOUR DOLLARS COUNT! Every dollar works hard to support our mission. Through fundraising events, we are able to donate thousands of dollars each year to support the MACC Fund to one day find a cure.
We’re currently accepting raffle donations for Pasta Fest which will be held on March 5, 2017 at Serb Hall. If you are interested in volunteering at Meatball Day on Monday, February 27 or have any other questions, please contact Dawn Graham at email@example.com. Stay tuned for further details on ticket sales!
We still have scarves available for salehere. Don’t miss out the opportunity to add a scarf to your wardrobe while supporting childhood cancer and blood disorder research.
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