NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The National Mother’s Day Committee announced today that it will honor four exceptional women at the 40th Annual Outstanding Mother Awards. The annual luncheon ceremony, which recognizes women leaders who balance highly successful careers with the daily demands and rewards of motherhood, will be held on Friday, May 11, 2018 at 12 p.m. at The Pierre Hotel in New York. For ticket and sponsorship information visit www.mothersdaycouncil.org or call 212-549-6421.
Joanna Coles, Chief Content Officer of Hearst Magazines, and a 2015 Outstanding Mother Award Honoree, will serve as Mistress of Ceremonies and present this year’s awards to:
- Chelsea Clinton, Vice Chair, Clinton Foundation
- Artemis Patrick, Chief Merchandising Officer, Sephora
- Jessica Simpson, Entertainer; Founder & CEO, Jessica Simpson Collection
- Jan Singer, Chief Executive Officer, Victoria’s Secret Lingerie
“We are thrilled to honor these four remarkable women as our 2018 Outstanding Mother honorees,” said Laurie Dowley, Chairman of the National Mother’s Day Committee. “In a time where it feels especially important to recognize the accomplishments and strength of women working both in and outside the home, these women help to inspire others and epitomize everything this award represents.”
Proceeds to Benefit Save the Children’s U.S. Programs
As part of its continued support of meaningful philanthropies dealing with issues affecting mothers, fathers and children, the National Father’s Day/Mother’s Day Council, Inc. has donated nearly $30 million to date to deserving family-related charities nationwide.
Proceeds of the 2018 awards luncheon will benefit Save the Children’s U.S. Programs, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to making lasting positive change in the lives of children living in poverty in the United States.
VIP/Press Reception and Photo Opportunity
A VIP press reception will precede the awards ceremony at 11:00 a.m., during which honorees will be available for select interviews and photo opportunities. For more information please contact Danielle Poggi at 212-994-4660 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ticket and Sponsorship Information
To purchase tickets or to sponsor the event, please contact the Mother’s Day Council office at 212-594-6421 or visit www.mothersdaycouncil.org.
About the National Mother’s Day Committee
The National Mother’s Day Committee is an entity of the Father’s Day/Mother’s Day Council and exists for the sole purpose of conferring “Outstanding Mother” Honors on contemporary lifestyle leaders of our society. The Council, a non-profit, all volunteer, non-commercial, organization through its Committees, donates funds raised with presentations of its Annual Awards to meaningful family related philanthropies dealing with issues affecting mothers, fathers and family. Past honorees have included Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, Meryl Streep, Katie Couric, Caroline Kennedy and Vera Wang. For more information, please visit www.mothersdaycouncil.org.
About Save the Children’s U.S. Programs
Nearly 1 in 5 children in the United States lives in poverty. Save the Children works to break the cycle of poverty and improve the lives of children in this country by ensuring that they have the resources they need to succeed in school and life. With a grassroots network of more than 250,000 people across all 50 states, Save the Children also acts as a voice for kids by advocating for increased access to high-quality early childhood education at the federal, state and local levels. Early learning programs that begin during pregnancy and continue until the child reaches kindergarten are key to ensuring that children enter school ready for success. For more information visit www.savethechildren.org/usa.