The Woman of the Year Gala is the signature fundraising event for Women & Children First: The Center Against Family Violence. Each year, one woman is selected for her professional, charitable, and civic accomplishments and celebrated as the central focus of the Woman of the Year Gala. Former honorees include Phyllis Brandon (2007), Cindy Murphy (2008), Millie Ward (2009), Donna Cone (2010), First Lady Ginger Beebe (2011), Linda Gleason (2012), Terri Erwin (2013), Eileen Sotomora (2014), Sharon Bale (2015), The Men Behind the Mission - Chuck Erwin, George Gleason, Chip Murphy, and Dr. Ricardo Sotomora (2016), and Melanie Jackson (2017) and The Rev. Betsy Singleton Snyder (2018).
Our Organization is so honored to have these men and women whose continued support makes it possible to help save lives everyday.