Philanthropic Committee

Mission - to build lasting relationships and community spirit while serving women and children through charitable services.

Goals -

  • Serve vulnerable women and children in the St. Louis area
  • Involve PWA members in interactive service - go beyond donations
  • Give PWA members an opportunity to work closely with each other while helping our community


Philanthropic Committee Members

Pam Reitz - Chair
Lisa Yanker
Nancy Bruce
Leslie Garvin
Kerry Ghormley
Julia Gray
Phyllis Jaudes

Philanthropic Community Events

Join fellow PWA members on October 13, 2019, for the 13th annual Families Run for Ovarian Cancer ROC Star 5k and 1-mile run/walk!

One of our PWA members, Kerry Ghormley, will be 20 years cancer free this October. This would be a great reason to ‘ROC out’ with Team Kerry to help raise money for St. Louis Ovarian Cancer Awareness.

To join Team Kerry or to donate to the team, just use the link below.
Team Page:
Team Name: Team Kerry
Contact Kerry Ghormley - 314-405-8888 x105
For more details, please visit

Location – Soldiers Memorial Military Museum, 1315 Chestnut St. St. Louis MO

Race Day Schedule

7:00 am - Registration and day-of packet pick up begins
8:30 am - Survivor Ceremony
8:40 am - National Anthem
8:45 am - Race Start
9:30 am - Awards Ceremony
10:00 am - Raffle Drawing