Lisa Hopper, Founder and CEO of World Care will be our April guest speaker

Lisa Hopper will be our guest speaker for the April 1st luncheon held at the Arizona Inn. Lisa Hopper is the founder and CEO of World Care, an international humanitarian aid organization, headquartered in Tucson.

World Care

In 1994, Lisa began collecting school supplies in her garage for local children in need.¬†Every year World Care reuses and recycles nearly 2 million pounds of material by channeling usable items to global humanitarian aid programs and diverting non-usable items from landfills to be broken down and recycled. World Care‚Äôs mission is to provide¬†humanitarian relief by recycling surplus materials and supply to create usable resources for health, education and sustainable communities worldwide. Lisa holds a Bachelor of Science in Administration and Physics from Georgetown University. She is an international lecturer and consultant as well as an adjunct lecturer at the University of Arizona Honors College in International Studies and Social Entrepreneurship. Lisa released her first book in the Fall 2010 entitled ‚ÄúIn the Wake of a Dream.‚ÄĚ

In addition to Lisa’s presentation, we will also hear briefly from Tiane Kennedy, Public Relations Director of GAP Ministries. Tiane will give us an overview of the programs her organization offers.

Please join Lisa Hopper and Tiane Kennedy for our monthly meeting at the Arizona Inn, April 1, 2013.

11:20 ~ Registration
11:30 ~ Introductions / Announcements
11:50 ~ Tiane Kennedy-Gap Ministries
12:05 ~ Lisa Hopper, World Care Founder/CEO-How World Care, Headquartered In Tucson, Makes a Difference Locally and Internationally
12:35 ~ Think Tank
1:00 ~ Closing and Networking

 The cost is $25 and includes a delicious meal with dessert.

Please RSVP by¬† — ¬†THURSDAY, March 28th ¬†by simply going to:

 Register as instructed. It’s easy to do and you can pay with credit card, PayPal or pay with a check at the door. Registration page is also mobile-friendly.

Reservations made after that date will incur a $5 fee.

Your reservation is your obligation.

(Be sure to cancel your reservation at least 24 hours prior to the event if you are unable to attend. No shows are responsible for the cost of their meal and will be billed.)

For questions regarding registration, please contact Ellie or Jennifer, #323-3100.

Feedback and comments welcomed on this site!

Historic Arizona Inn
2200 E. Elm Street
(Between Campbell and Tucson Blvd on Elm Street-ample parking)

WOMEN IMPACTING TUCSON is a non-political network for women enhancing the community through the flow of information and input supporting Women Leaders of our city and enriching each woman who attends. 

Founder: Christine Harvey 
Moderator: Ellie Patterson 
Finance: Suzanne Faustlin, Jennifer Delaney 
Think Tank: Francie Merryman, Beth Walkup
Registration: Suzanne Faustlin, Jennifer Delaney
Chaplain: Ruby Peckford, Mardee Briscoe
Media/PR: Mina Goldberg
Programs: Suzanne Faustlin, Beth Walkup, Ruby Peckford, Ellie Patterson, Francie Merryman

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One Response to Lisa Hopper, Founder and CEO of World Care will be our April guest speaker

  1. Avatar of jenn jenn says:

    Great Luncheon today! Lisa is an inspiration to us all.

    Did you know that the idea for WorldCare came to her in a dream?

    Many years ago, long before she lived in Arizona, one night Lisa had this amazing dream. She was standing in the open desert, in shorts and a t-shirt; surrounded by blue sky, mountains and lots of pallets. There was an airplane that had the word “WorldCare” on the side of it. Lisa did not know what the dream meant at the time but she knew she needed to follow it.

    Not only did Lisa follow her dream, she made it come true for so many more than just herself. Today WorldCre helps people in need all over the world. WorldCare can recycle almost anything and for those items that they do not currently recycle, Lisa and her team will find a way to recycle it. Nothing goes to waste.

    So today I take this away from our luncheon….follow your dream and make it come true. Lisa sure did.

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