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Celebrate The Power of Women / Awards Luncheon: May 07, 2024


Join Women United, an affinity group of Capital Area United Way, for the Celebrate The Power of Women Awards Luncheon,

on May 7, 2024 at the Crowne Plaza Executive Center, from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.


Congratulations to our 2024 Honorees:

Legacy of Service Award - Donna Saurage

Woman of Inspiration Award - Terri Newby-Mearidy

Women of Inspiration Team Award - Julie Scott & Kacey Edwards

United 40 Award - Adrian Owen Jones

Excellence in Social & Community Investment Award - Barbara Beckmann


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Who We Are

A member of Women United is one that LIVES UNITED – they Give. Volunteer. Advocate through CAUW with like-minded women who contribute their personal passions, best ideas, and unique strengths to the mission of building stronger communities. Women United members volunteer alongside others looking to create change. They also network and collaborate with key business and community leaders at exclusive events through these works. 

Members of Women United give at the Gottlieb and Tocqueville leadership societies (Annual gifts over $1,000). Through these donations, we can focus on education, income stability, healthy living, and basic needs - the building blocks for a strong 10-Parish community.

Ways To Join

•    You can give through payroll donations at 83.50 per month, if available through your company
•    You can visit www.cauw.org/donate and select recurring or annual payments; in the other section, write "Women United" 
•    Mail a check to CAUW, 700 Laurel St., Baton Rouge, LA 70802 


• Participate in the Step-Up Program for NEW Members 

         During years 1 & 2 of the step-up program, you will be able to volunteer with our members and join subcommittees for direct involvement in the planning and execution of events and volunteer opportunities. In year 3 and/or once you become a Gottileb Society or Tocqueville Society member, you will also be invited to additional social networking events, community events, receive a VIP pass to Jambalaya Jam, and become eligible to sit on the Executive Committee. 
                  NEW Members only can join the 3-Year Step-Up Program 

                  Year 1:          Donate $500 annually or $42.00 monthly
                  Year 2:          Donate $750 annually or $62.50 monthly
                  Year 3:          Donate at the Gottlieb Level (gifts of $1,000+) annually or $83.50 monthly

                  Step-Up Program Payment Options:
                 1. Visit www.cauw.org/donate and select recurring or annual payment in other section write Women United Step-Up
                 2. Mail a check to CAUW, 700 Laurel St., Baton Rouge, LA 70802 Women United Step-Up

For any questions about Women United, please contact Emily Boudreaux, Corporate Relationship Manager, at emilyb@cauw.org