COMMENTARY: US SENATE MUST DELIVER A GLOBAL PANDEMIC RESPONSE by Beth Ellen Holimon and Jim Hennigan of Dining for Women
Ferndale’s “Dining for Women” Group Fights for Others in Developing Countries, WhatcomTalk social network for Bellingham, Ferndale, and Lynden WA areas.
Meet the Local Leaders Behind Global Movement Dining for Women, Upstate Business Journal, Greenville SC.
Students Press for Global Change through Dining for Women, Furman University
Potluck Philanthropy, NYCityWoman
Amplifications: Q&A with Dining for Women’s Leslye Heilig – The Berkshire Edge
What’s Behind the Surge in Giving Circles? – Wall Street Journal
Dining for Women Presents “Half the Sky” – The Quadrangle, the student newspaper of Manhattan College
The Main Dish: Philanthropy – Baltimore Style magazine, February 2019 issue
May We All Feast Together: A Giving Circle That Aims to Empower Women Overseas – Inside Philanthropy
Dining for Women and Judy Bacon are highlighted in The Fig Tree.
The Villager featured two chapters in the St Paul, MN area.
“Women are Working Together to Support Girls Worldwide” – Forbes article on UNICEF’s partnership with women’s organizations, including DFW.
Online magazine Comstock’s spotlights CA, Rancho Cordova-1, aka the American River chapter.
Lamorinda Weekly features our CA, Lafayette-2 chapter.
NY, Rhinebeck -1 caught the attention of local media.
The winter edition of the National Peace Corps Association’s magazine, WorldView, includes an article by RPCV and Regional Leader Peggy Smith.
The SC, Summerville-1 chapter was featured in an article in The Post and Courier on Nov 29, 2017.
HONORS, the international magazine of Beta Gamma Sigma, published an article on DFW in its Fall 2017 issue. Beta Gamma Sigma is an honors organization whose members have achieved academic excellence in business studies. The organization has more than 820,000 lifetime members in over 190 countries.
The TN, Loudon-1 chapter was featured in a local publication, The Connection, on Nov 1, 2017.
DFW President Beth Ellen Holimon participated in a live webinar entitled “Supporting Women and Girls Around the World” on International Day of the Girl Child, Oct 11, 2017. The event was co-hosted by the National Peace Corps Association and the Women of Peace Corps Legacy.
On Oct 2, 2017, The Shawnee Mission Post featured our Prairie Village, KS chapter and a local information meeting held by the chapter.
DFW Co-Founder Barb Collins was profiled as a SHEro on the website for SHE Greenville’s Upstate Women’s Show.
DFW was featured as the “Daily Impact” in A Plus, an online publication devoted to spreading the message of positive journalism, on Aug 14, 2017.
The Mountaineer reported on a special fundraiser by the NC, Waynesville chapter held on July 20, 2017.
DFW was featured in an article about giving circles that was published on May 31, 2017. As part of the article, the reporter and photographer visited our VA, Vienna-1 chapter .
On March 31, 2017, the SC, Columbia-2 chapter was featured in The Columbia Star.
DFW President Beth Ellen Holimon was interviewed for the podcast “The Enthusiasm Enthusiast” on March 15, 2017.
KCRA News covered the CA, Rancho Cordova chapter meeting on International Women’s Day (March 8, 2017) and DFW’s Biggest Chapter Meeting Ever. Special guests at the meeting were members of the first Muslim Jr. Girl Scouts troop, who presented the featured grantee and conducted a community fundraiser on behalf of DFW.
Dining for Women Co-Founder Marsha Wallace shares the story behind Dining for Women and how we are connecting people in creative, powerful ways to promote gender equality around the world on the BetterWorldians Foundation weekly podcast.Listen
DFW Co-Founders Marsha Wallace and Barb Collins recently recorded a half-hour interview for an audio podcast called “Sandi Klein’s Conversations with Creative Women.” Take the time to listen – you will be inspired about DFW and our mission all over again!Listen
The Daily Star in Oneonta, NY, wrote a lengthy piece on giving circles in the area, profiling Dining for Women’s local chapter among them.Read Article
Marsha Wallace and Barb Collins are awarded the Everyday Freedom Hero award by the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. Details
Dining for Women was mentioned on a public radio show featuring a discussion of A Path Appears. Listen for it. Details
The Cascade Life community magazine profiled Jill Peirce, Central Region co-leader and Grand Rapids chapter leader, and her chapter. The linked file is a PDF version of this print-only publication. Go to page 17 for the story.Read Article
Spend an evening with the Liz Qua and her chapter in Zionsville, OH. That is the feel you get in this piece that takes the reader through the meeting from welcome to farewell.Read Article
The Chestnut Hill Local reprinted a profile of Margaret Guthrie of Mt. Airy, PA, a 77-year-old author of eight published cookbooks. Margaret is a member of the Mt. Airy chapter, a prolific author and a dedicated community volunteer. Great story, great subject.Read Article
An article in The Coloradan gives a reporter’s personal perspective of a DFW dinner. The video clip shows the group reading the dinner affirmation – a nice moment. And the article is written first person by the reporter.Read Article
Marsha Wallace visited Louisville to meet with local chapters, to present at a University of Louisville-sponsored conference and stopped by WHAS11’s Great Day program. Joined by Louisville member Christy Haas, Marsha talked about the important role women play in the world and the power they have to change their communities when they are given a hand up. Take a listen. Details
Dining for Women co-founder Marsha Wallace appeared on the California program WomenNow during a trip to several West Coast chapters Details
An article in the Santa Cruz (CA) Sentinel gives overview of Dining for Women purpose and activities as the organization gets ready to welcome Marsha Wallace for a March 2013 tour that will include television and radio programs as well as many chapter meetings!Read Article
Marsha Wallace, co-founder of DFW, talks about the organization, its impact and what sets us apart from other organizations in a podcast with Greenville speaker and coach, Deb Sofield. Details
Karri Hemming, founder of the DFW chapter in Racine, WI, is active in the community’s efforts to create a safe haven for victims of human trafficking – a growing problem in the area. Hemming is executive director of the community’s Womens Resource Center.Read Article
DFW West Regional Leader Patty Karabatsos, chapter leaders Susan Negrin and Cari Class, and DFW Communications Director Laura Haight in a roundtable chat with San Fran radio personality Smitha Deepak.
The Hudson (OH) chapter celebrated it’s first anniversary in November 2013 and an article appeared in the Hudson Hub City Times.Read Article
In Jacksonville, FL, First Coast News produced a multimedia feature story that aired on the local ABC and NBC affiliated networks in December 2013. Cheryl Tupper, the Jacksonville co-leader, and Michelin Tutein, who is launching a new chapter in the area, were both interviewed.View coverage
The News Press in Santa Barbara (CA) did a cover story on Dining for Women’s two local chapters, led by Peggy Welik and Melissa Hansen.Read Article
The Shriver Report – an online blog – ran a great piece by Marsha Wallace about her journey. It’s a personal transformation that a lot of people seem to connect with.Read Article
After attending a fundraising event in Albany in September, the Albany Times-Union followed up with area chapter leader Rosemary Revoir and published a blog post about DFW’s mission and the camaraderie of our chapters that fuels it.Read Article
The Daytona Beach News-Journal has a great article on the Ormond Beach chapter and its leader Rachell Samson.Read Article
A lot of classy ladies (like co-founder Marsha Wallace and Executive Director Jamye Cooper, to name a few) appear in this photo spread in Greenville’s top shelf magazine, Town. They covered a reception hosted by Women of the Peace Center for Marsha and 65 special guests. – October 2013Read Article
Lysa Salsbury wrote a post on the University of Idaho’s Women’s Center blog about her first exposure to Dining for Women when a friend invited her to a meeting. Her article talked in equal parts about the concept of DFW, the featured program (One Heart) and the experience of the meeting. The Women’s Center’s mission – as stated on the blog – dovetails with ours: To promote and advocate for gender equity on campus and in the community through programs and services that educate and support all individuals in building an inclusive and compassionate society.
A short but effective article in Delaware Today in July 2013, resulted in a spurt of new interest in Delaware chapters.Read Article
Food – cooking it and sharing it – is a part of who we are. But it got started that way because co-founder Marsha Wallace, who admits she’s not much of a cook, liked the idea of people bringing food over to her house. For more interesting details, check out this in a Philanthropy Journal story about DFW, Marsha’s contribution to the Women for Women cookbook, and our 10th anniversary #DFW10year this weekend.Read Article
The Greenville Journal covered Dining for Women’s 10 anniversary celebration in Greenville, June 2013Read Article
A very nice web post from Anchal Executive Director Colleen Clines reflecting on her experience at our 10th anniversary conference. We loved having Anchal there – to display the beautiful quilts and scarves and to help us see and understand more about the impact Dining for Women is having.Read Article
It’s nice to see student journalists covering Dining for Women. The St. Rose Chronicle, a student newspaper at The College of St. Rose at Albany, NY, wrote an article about the Albany chapter’s meetings – potluck meets global discussion.Read Article
Beth Gaines and Susan Altman, co-chairs of the Cedar City, UT, chapter were interviewed by The Spectrum. The article is substantive and talks about how the pair learned about DFW and decided to start a chapter.
Kay Smith, chapter leader in Provo, UT, is spotlighted in an article in The Daily Herald. The article notes that there are now three DFW chapters in Utah – that’s pretty exciting. Smith is also one of our international travelers and visited Vietnam in March 2013.Read Article
Kay Wynn has written a column in the Sulphur (LA) Daily News about why it is important that we open our eyes to problems that are so far away. She talks about how she became involved with Dining for Women and how her faith influenced her decision to become involved.Read Article
Read Article Kristi York Wooten, a blogger and women’s advocate, writes on the Huffington Post about 7 ways to celebrate International Women’s Day. She mentions Dining for Women and some other great ideas that we can use every day of the year.