Thank you!

Thank you to those who supported this year’s annual celebration. Together, we raised critical funds needed to provide transformational experiences to K-12 girls in Minnesota to reach their potential.

 

EVENT RECAP


2023 Annual Celebration: Imagine Something Bigger, A Night to Celebrate Girls Daring to Believe in Themselves
April 13, 2023


Meet Trailblazer Fellow, Isabelle: Isabelle is the sixth generation to grow up on her family’s farm in southeastern Minnesota. Isabelle loves sharing her music with others. Watch a snippet of how Isabelle spends her days and how she imagines bigger for herself. 

 

Meet 2023 Impact Award Winner, Gloria Perez: Special recognition goes to our Impact Award Honoree, Gloria Perez, President & CEO, Women’s Foundation of Minnesota (WFMN), a women-led community foundation investing, supporting, and lifting the livelihoods of women, girls, and gender-expansive people across the state.

Watch’s Gloria’s story on who encouraged her to imagine something bigger on her journey towards advocating for empowerment for girls and women. 

 

Meet the ABF Community: Event photo gallery

 

What does Imagine Something Bigger mean to some of our Fellows?


THANK YOU SPONSORS

 

 

Pinnacle

 

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Legend

 

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Pioneer

 

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Adventurer

 

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JOHN SULLIVAN

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Dreamer

 

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Event Partners

 

Airplanes for Breakfast

Edina Choirs

Fladeboe Advancement

Jeannine Marie Photography

Jigsaw

Minnesota Roller Derby

Pollen

Renaissance - The Depot Hotel

Shoot the Moon Productions, Inc.

TaikoArts Midwest

 

 

 

Year-Round Partners

 

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Hutman

Newsworthy Communications

 

 

EVENT COMMITTEE

 

Pahoua Yang Hoffman (Co-Chair)

Jamie Millard (Co-Chair)

Anna White Lovely
Ethelind Kaba
Jenn Schaal
Kate Metzger
Luciano Patiño
Pamela Roemer
Susan Diamond

Caroline Correia
Grace Schreder 
Julie Cohen
Leila Keita 
Maribeth Romslo
Robert Radtke
Suzanne Weinstein

Table Hosts

ANN BANCROFT
AMY BERGSTROM
ANGIE BOELTER & KARI HENRI
BMW OF MINNETONKA
LAURA FINGERSON
JACKIE HARTMAN
JONES DAY
ROBERT JOSLIN
ETHELIND B. KABA

SARA & AMY KILIAN
ANNA WHITE LOVELY
OLD NATIONAL BANK
PARK STATE BANK
LUCIANO PATIÑO
KRIS PETERSEN & SHARON OLSON
VERNA PRICE
MARIBETH ROMSLO
JOHN SHANOFF

 

About the Ann Bancroft Foundation

Supporting a girl today strengthens our community now and in the future.

We envision a world in which all who identify as a girl have a chance to live their dream and reach their full potential. We achieve our mission by providing grants, mentorship, and ongoing development to K-12 girls in Minnesota. Learn more about our strategic priorities here and continue investing in our mission here.