Foundation wields Power of the Purse
Reba McEntire helped the Northwest Arkansas Children's Shelter draw a sold-out crowd of more than 1,300 fans and shelter supporters for the annual Starlight Gala on March 7 at the John Q. Hammons Center in Rogers. The mega-star's special performance at the fundraiser was sponsored by General Mills and helped the shelter net some $480,000. Continue reading...
Benefits offer unique experiences, good causes
MARCH Soup Sunday Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families 1 4-7 p.m. -- The 14th annual Northwest Arkansas Soup Sunday will be at the Northwest Arkansas Convention Center in Springdale. The Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families fundraiser will feature dozens of soups from area restaurants with a VIP room offering a special soup by chef Alan Dierks. Continue reading...
Arts center supporters go incognito
Champagne and chocolates are said to cure many ills. (Can't hurt, right?) In the case of the Jackson L. Graves Foundation, the pairing helped the nonprofit organization raise more than $20,000 at the seventh annual Ooh! La, La! benefit Feb. 12 at The Garden Room in Fayetteville. Continue reading...