WHWF Luncheon


WHWF is delighted to announce the 2018 benefit luncheon speaker: Dr. Tererai Trent. Dr. Tererai Trent is a symbol of hope for children around the world. Her new book, The Awakened Woman, is based on her story of perseverance. From humble beginnings, Tererai has become a world-renowned scholar, humanitarian, motivational speaker, educator, mentor, and inspiration, leading the global charge in the fight for quality education for all children.

The 2018 luncheon will be held at the Spokane Convention Center on Tuesday, May 22, 2018.

For more information about the luncheon, click here.

Luncheon History

Attendance has risen from 700 at the first luncheon to as many as 2,350 women and men. Donations have increased from $64,000 in 1993 and broke all records with $336,000 in 2012. Through 24 years of luncheons, WHWF has provided 450 grants totaling close to $5 million to assist thousands of women and children throughout Spokane County.

Table Captains

Table captains are an integral part of our yearly luncheon. Table Captain information is released each year in February. For more information about being a table captain, click here. 

Corporate Sponsors

  • Sponsors underwrite the cost of the luncheon so that all donations at the event go toward programs
  • Become a sponsor – contact Rachel Houglum at Rachel@WHWFspokane.org
  • Learn more about sponsorships