26th Annual

Salute to Women 

Who Make A Difference


YWCA Bucks County will host its 26th Annual Salute to Women Who Make a Difference Awards on Thursday, May 11, 2017, at 6:00 p.m., at Spring Mill Manor, Ivyland.

The Salute to Women Who Make a Difference is a hallmark event of the YWCA that proudly honors female leaders who live and/or work in Bucks County. Each year, the YWCA Salute to Women recognizes women in Bucks County making exceptional contributions to their businesses, organizations, and their communities. Over the last 25 years, the YWCA has honored hundreds of women while raising much-needed funds to support our mission of eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

For additional information about the YWCA Salute to Women including sponsorship and advertising opportunities and tickets contact or (215) 953-7793 x112. All proceeds from sponsorships, advertising and ticket sales support educational and social services programs for women, girls and families in Bucks County.

Congratulations to the 2017 honorees! 

Mary Fran Bontempo
Kimberly Cambra
Gwen Coverdale
Jeanne Coyle
Jenny Danzis
Mary Ellen Davis
Joann Dorr
Heather Foor
Lisa Gaier
Linda Gaul
Linda Grass
Robyn Hirshburg
Kathleen Holt Whyte
Toby Kahn
C. Annette Kelton
Patricia Rooney
Neha Shah
Amy Spicer
Tam St. Claire
Arta Szathmary
Jessijou Tseng
Brigitte Walker-Quinn



Nominate a Woman

Do you know a women who deserves to be publicly recognized for her service to the Bucks County community? Nominations are currently being accepted from the community until March 31, 2017 to be considered for this year’s event. All nominations will be reviewed by the volunteer committee and those selected will be announced on Monday, April 10, 2017. When considering a nomination, think about her achievements in Advocacy & Civic Engagement, Corporate Social Responsibility, Media & Journalism, Women’s Empowerment, Racial Justice, and Community Engagement.  NOMINATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED.

Become a Corporate Sponsor

Make a statement that your company supports the empowerment and recognition of women here in Bucks County! Become a Sponsor. No matter your budget, the YWCA offers a variety of corporate sponsorships to match the needs and capacity for your company to give at the level of your choice. Benefits by sponsorship include being the honorary chair of the event, prominent company name and logo placement, an invitation to the pre-event cocktail reception, advertisement in the program book, tickets to the event, listing and hyperlink to sponsor website on the YWCA website, and a sponsor announcement on social media, email and website. Click here for corporate sponsorship form.

Advertise in our Program Book

 Put that money in your marketing budget to good use and take out an ad in our Program Book. Promote your company’s work or thank a woman in your life for making a difference to 300 event guests. A variety of options are available from full-page to business card size ads. 

Attend the Event

 The gala event features a cocktail reception, raffles, a full-course dinner and the recognition and presentation of awards for our honorees. Individual tickets are $80.00. Reserve and purchase your tickets today! 



Thank you to everyone who supported 

YWCA Ladies Night Out 

 Designer Handbag Bingo




Special thanks to our sponsors

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