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IWD 2023

March 8, 2023

Made Possible by Friends of Convoy of Hope

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International Women’s Day Luncheon 2022 Highlights

About the Event

International Women’s Day Celebration

10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Bass Pro Shops
White River Conference Center
Springfield, Missouri

Join us for lunch and a time of celebration in honor of International Women’s Day! Learn about Convoy of Hope’s Women’s Empowerment initiative and how you can empower women and girls around the world.

Each attendee will receive a special gift from Convoy:Women. You will also have the opportunity to participate in the fun opportunities listed below.

  • Packing care kits for women
  • Photo booth
  • Door prizes
  • Convoy:Women Store

If you have any questions, please send us an email.

Registration

Registration Now Open

Ticket Price: $50
Registration Deadline: March 1, 2023

Details & Location

Event Details & Location

Wednesday, March 8, 2023
10 a.m.-2 p.m.

DOORS OPEN10 a.m.
CHECK-IN
Sportsman’s Lodge
10-11:25 a.m.
PACKING PARTY
Grand Hallway
10-11:25 a.m.
Grab a girlfriend and pack care kits!
LUNCH & PROGRAM
Grand Ballroom
Cooking demonstration throughout luncheon!
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
DOOR PRIZES
Grand Ballroom
12:55 p.m.
PACKING PARTY
Grand Hallway
1-2 p.m.
EVENT CONCLUDES
2 p.m.

Packing Party
Care kit packing is back by popular demand! Grab your friends at and join Convoy:Women to empower women and girls around the world by packing care kits.

White River Conference Center
600 West Sunshine
Springfield, MO 65807
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Meet Our Guests

Special Guests

Simon and a Tanzanian woman

Simon Majumdar | Celebrity Chef

With a unique perspective on the importance of nutrition and the fight against hunger, Chef Simon Majumdar is a mainstay on the Food Network, appearing in numerous episodes of hit shows, including Iron Chef and Cutthroat Kitchen.

Simon and his wife, Sybil, recently traveled to Tanzania with Convoy of Hope and have been inspired to leverage their influence and talents to help advance our mission.

Your Host:
Doree Donaldson

Vice President – Convoy:Women

Doree travels extensively, rallying the support of women across America to bring help and hope to families in need. She earned her bachelor’s degree in music education at Evangel University and her master’s degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City in piano performance. She served as a professor at Evangel University for 19 years before joining Convoy of Hope, which she and her husband founded in 1994. Doree and her husband, Hal, have four daughters: Lindsay, Erin-Rae, Lauren, and Haly.

Become A Sponsor

Sponsorships Available for 2023

Become an International Women’s Day sponsor!

Full details are provided here and in our sponsorship packet. Complimentary International Women’s Day social media graphics will be provided to all sponsors to show their support of the event.

SOLD
Presenting Sponsor – $20,000

• Event naming rights (International Women’s Day Celebration)

• ½ page ad in event program

• Reserved VIP table and swag bag for eight 

• Sponsor thank you gift

• Acknowledgement at the event and logo in all event materials

• Personal tour of Convoy of Hope’s NEW World Distribution Center

• Photo op with Celebrity Chef for you and your table guests

Diamond – $10,000

• Reserved VIP table and swag bag for eight 

• Sponsor thank you gift

• Acknowledgment at the event and logo in the event program

• Personal tour of Convoy of Hope’s NEW World Distribution Center

• Photo op with Celebrity Chef for you and your table guests

Platinum – $7,500

• Reserved VIP table and swag bag for eight 

• Sponsor thank you gift

• Acknowledgment at the event and logo in the event program

• Photo op with Celebrity Chef for you and your table guests

Gold – $5,000

• Reserved VIP table and swag bag for eight 

 • Sponsor thank you gift

• Acknowledgment at the event and logo in the event program

Silver – $2,500

• Reserved table for eight  

• Sponsor thank you gift

• Acknowledgment at the event and logo in the event program

Ambassador – $1,000

• Reserved table for eight

• Acknowledgment at the event and logo in the event program

Friends* – $500

• Acknowledgment at the event and logo in the event program

* The “Friends” sponsor package is for those who are unable to attend the event but want to contribute to its cause.

If more seats are needed beyond your table count, email Convoy:Women
or call (417) 823-8998.

Our Generous Sponsors

Thank You to Our 2023 Sponsors

PRESENTING SPONSORS

Oral Surgery & Dental Implant Center of the Ozarks
Bass Pro Shops

DIAMOND SPONSORS

Evangel University
In Memory of John W. (Jack) Henry
The Wood Family

PLATINUM SPONSORS

Stay tuned.

GOLD SPONSORS

Healing Hands Skin Therapy
John and Beth Raidel
Peter and Jan Herschend
TLC Properties

SILVER SPONSORS

Kelly Bishop Construction

AMBASSADOR SPONSORS

APlus Payroll
Brenda Raynor | Organizational Marketing Solutions, LLC
Crossway Baptist Church
Freedom in Christ Ministries
Joe and Shannon Reynolds
Kim Prater, Margaret Swango & Jami Peebles
Lawrence Drug
Mary Lou Martin Esquire
North Point Church
O’Reilly Development Company, LLC | O’Reilly Build, LLC
Pregnancy Care Center
Ronney McBride and Smith, LLC
US Bank

FRIENDS SPONSORS

Stay tuned.

CARE KIT SPONSORS

Without menstrual health products, many young women are forced to stay home from school. Providing education and hygiene kits will keep girls in school and restore their confidence and dignity. THANK YOU to our Care Kit Sponsors for making the packing party possible.

Stay tuned.

Stay In Touch

Stay in Touch

Want to become more involved? Check out the ways you can make a difference here. Or, you can volunteer at Hands of Hope in our warehouse — individuals, families, and organizations are welcome. Much of the food and supplies packaged on these nights travel all over the world and our nation! The Convoy:Women office could use volunteers as well. Contact us here!

And make sure to check out our Hope Experience trips if you want to see Convoy’s work first hand.