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Fundraising Letter

IWL is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization




IWL Board Members

Amrill Okonkwo, President

Ngozi Abakporo, Vice President

Jane Nwaudo, Secretary

Ugo Ukabam, Assistant Secretary

Nnenna Oswugua-Uba, Financial Sec.

Maryann Anyanwu, Treasurer

Nkechi Nwokocha, Social Secretary

Chinyere Nkwocha, Ass. Social Secretary

Helen Osonowo, Provost

Angela Osuji, Former President

Dear Sponsors

Re: Igbo Women League Fundraising 2018

The Igbo Women League of Minnesota (“IWL”) would like to solicit your support as we celebrate our 24th annual Mother’s Day Celebration on Saturday, May 12th, 2018, at Church of the Assumption, 307 E 77th Street, Richfield, MN 55423 from 4:00 pm to 12:00 am. This is an annual fundraising event to support the projects that we undertake in order to fulfill the many objectives of the organization.

IWL is a non-profit organization that is committed to unifying, identifying, educating and promoting the socio-cultural and economic development of Igbo Women and their families residing in Minnesota, while improving women and children’s lives in Nigeria.

Based on generous donations in past years, IWL has been able to support and equip ten orphanages in Nigeria. These orphanages abound in Nigeria due to the high incidence of death of women of childbearing age. We have also set up scholarship funds for the educational advancement of 50 female students from low-income families in Nigeria. These scholarship funds cover educational costs from junior high through senior high school for these students. Twenty-eight of our scholarship recipients have graduated from high school. With your support, we made it a reality to sponsor those students through the university, technical school and/or apprenticeship program.

All these and other projects cannot be sustained without your generous support and contributions. Other ways you can assist us include sponsoring a student for one year ($400) or more; advertising your business or recognizing the important women in your life in our brochure; or making a donation on the day of the event. We will greatly appreciate your support as we work tirelessly to achieve our numerous objectives. Checks can be made out to IWL and mail, as IWL is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, donations are tax deductible.

Together we can make a difference. Thank you in advance for your continued support.


Mrs. Flora McArthur

Mother’s Day 2018 Chair

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