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For Immediate Release
Contact: Hillary Harding, Development Director
Outdoor Industries Women’s Coalition Opens Holiday Auction For Bidding
BOULDER, COLO. (December 6, 2013) – The Outdoor Industries Women’s Coalition (OIWC) is pleased to announce that their Holiday Auction has opened for bidding with items from over 35 donating sponsors.
The Holiday Auction is a major fundraiser for the organization with all proceeds going towards OIWC programming, enabling the organization to provide education and resources to increase opportunities in the outdoor industries through diversity and inclusion. “We have been absolutely thrilled by the response and the generous donations from our corporate partners. This one of our biggest auction offerings yet,” shared Executive Director, Deanne Buck.
Corporate partners of the OIWC donated over $12,300 in outdoor gear, gift certificates and trips in this year’s auction. The full list of items up for bid can be found on the Auction website. The Auction will remain open for bidding until Thursday, December 12th at noon, Mountain Time.
Founded in 1996, the Outdoor Industries Women’s Coalition is the only national organization dedicated to workplace diversity and inclusion by expanding opportunities for women and companies in the Outdoor, Snow, and Bike Industries. OIWC provides for professional development and women’s leadership programming that promotes women’s advancement. For our over 90 industry partners, OIWC is the trusted resource for best practices and industry models around workplace gender equity, respect, and inclusion. To learn more about OIWC or to become a new member or sponsor, please visit www.oiwc.org.
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