Charity Support

Laurie Wetterschneider is both a Jewelry Designer and life-long Charity Volunteer. Laurie is being recognized as the 2016 Honoree by the Women’s Foundation of Southern Arizona. Laurie has been a Board Member and Advisory Board Member since 1989. Laurie and her husband have also been Members of the Tocqueville Society of United Way since 1999.

Chairmanships include:

  • American Heart Association Board Chair and Chairman of the Heart Ball
  • American Red Cross Advisory Board Chairman and Creator of ‘Save a Life Saturday’
  • Angel Charity for Children, Inc. General Chairman and Underwriting Chairman
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Tucson Board President, and Laurie received the honor of Emeritus Board Member for her work on behalf of BGCT
  • Humane Society of Southern Arizona Foundation Board Co-Founder and Creator and Co-Founder of Puttin On The Dog, the HSSA major fundraiser

Professional Honors

  • Catholic Community Services Gold Award for exceptional leadership and commitment
  • Rauscher Pierce Refsnes, Inc. Corporate Executive Wife Of The Year Award
  • Rotary Club recipient of the Four Way’s Award for Service Above Self (to a non-member, although Laurie was a Rotarian for many years)
  • Territorial Newspapers/Inside Tucson Business Recipient of the Top 40 Professionals Under 40 Years of Age Award
  • Tucson Advertising Club recipient of the Warren F. Olson Award for best salesperson
  • United Way Outstanding Volunteer Award

Board Affiliations

  • American Heart Association
  • American Red Cross
  • Angel Charity for Children, Inc.
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Tucson
  • Humane Society of Southern Arizona
  • Intermountain Centers for Human Development
  • Steele Children’s Research Center at the University of Arizona Medical Center
  • Tucson Community Food Bank
  • Tu Nidito Children & Family Services
  • United Way of Greater Tucson, Presidents Council
  • Women’s Foundation of Southern Arizona
  • Youth Orchestra Salinas

Charity Support

Sisters Lisa Peterson and Laurie Wetterschneider have always believed in giving back to the communities in which they live and do business.

In 2016 Laurie and Lisa Designs has donated their jewelry to the following charitable organizations:

AIM For Mental Health – Carmel, CA
American Heart Association – Tucson, AZ
Angel Charity for Children Inc. – Tucson, AZ
AT&T Pebble Beach Junior Golf – Pebble Beach, CA
Big Brothers-Big Sisters of Tucson – Tucson, AZ
Boys and Girls Clubs of Monterey County – Monterey, CA
Boys and Girls Clubs of Tucson – Tucson, AZ
Breast Cancer Assistance Group – Monterey County, CA
Carmel Foundation – Carmel, CA
Casa Hogan Conchita Orphanage – Nogales, AZ
Children’s Cancer Research Fund – Minneapolis, MN
Colette’s Children’s Home – Huntington Beach, CA
Cystic Fibrosis – Youngstown, Ohio
Easter Seals – Blake Foundation – Tucson, AZ
Gooter Foundation – Tucson, AZ
Helping Hands for Single Moms – Tucson, AZ
Honor Flight of Southern, AZ – Tucson, AZ
Humane Society of Southern Arizona – Tucson, AZ
Jewish History Museum – Tucson, AZ
Jewish Food Festival – Carmel, CA
Museum of Contemporary Art – Tucson, AZ
MY Museum – Monterey, CA
NAWBO – Tucson, AZ
PEO – Tucson, AZ
San Miguel Hight School – Tucson, AZ
Santa Catalina School – Carmel, CA
Salpointe Catholic High School – Tucson, AZ
Therapeutic Riding of Tucson – Tucson, AZ
Tucson Interfaith HIV/AIDS Network – Tucson, AZ
Tucson Museum of Art – Tucson, AZ
Tu Nidito – Tucson, AZ
Tucson Wildlife Center – Tucson, AZ
University of Arizona Alumnae Assoc.- Tucson, AZ
Youth on Their Own – Tucson, AZ
Youth Orchestra Salinas – Tucson, AZ
WAM Theatre – Lenox, MA
Women’s Foundation of Southern Arizona -Tucson, AZ

We welcome requests for donations to charities in the communities in which we have retail stores representing our jewelry. We also ask that you tell your friends about our charitable program, and ask that they consider purchasing Laurie and Lisa Designs jewelry, as the more we sell, the more we can give back!