Women's Philanthropy Board presenting Amy Grant in concert June 22
The Women’s Philanthropy Board, or WPB, will present its Summer Nights event on June 22 at the Gogue Performing Arts Center in Auburn. Summer Nights will be the culminating event of WPB’s yearlong 20th anniversary celebration.
The event will feature a storytelling concert by Grammy Award winner and philanthropist Amy Grant. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and the storytelling concert will begin at 7 p.m.
Amy Grant’s career spans more than 40 years and stretches from her roots in gospel to becoming an iconic pop star, songwriter, television personality and philanthropist. Grant’s philanthropic work dates to the beginning of her career. Her work with St. Jude Children’s Hospital, The Red Cross, Compassion International, Second Harvest Food Bank, MusiCares, The Nashville Symphony and Nashville Rescue Mission to name a few, has been a passion for decades.
Grant says, “My heroes are people that help other people,” and she has devoted her life to living that example.
Tickets for the concert are available online or through the Gogue Performing Arts Center Box Office. Individual ticket prices range from $30-$150. VIP packages are also available and include four tickets in center orchestra seating, exclusive access to pre-event Q&A session with Amy Grant, complimentary valet parking and a $400 tax deductible donation to WPB. VIP packages can be purchased.
WPB is the flagship division of the Cary Center for the Advancement of Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies, housed in College of Human Sciences at Auburn University. WPB’s mission is to inspire, educate and enable individuals to develop their full leadership potential; achieve independence as financial donors and decision makers; serve as mentors for future generations of philanthropists; and broaden the base of financial support for the College of Human Sciences. WPB provides educational programs throughout the year to inspire and enable attendees regarding financial literacy and philanthropic engagement.
Submitted by: Mary Elizabeth Fukai