Charity Support

Laurie Wetterschneider is both a Jewelry Designer and life-long Charity Volunteer. Laurie was 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. In addition to the WFSA, Laurie is an Emeritus Board Member of Boys & Girls Clubs of Tucson, and she and her husband and parents are being honored in 2019 with the Click for Kids Award, the highest award recognition  given by BGCT for fundraising achievement within the clubs.

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 2018 Laurie and Lisa Designs has donated their jewelry to the following charitable organizations:

  • American Heart Association, Tucson, AZ
  • Angel Charity For Children, Inc., Tucson, AZ
  • AT&T Pebble Beach Junior Golf Association, Monterey, CA
  • Ballet Tucson, Tucson, AZ
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County, CA
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Tucson, AZ
  • Breast Cancer Assistance Group, Monterey, CA
  • Casa De Los Ninos, Tucson, AZ
  • Colette’s Children’s Home, Huntington Beach, CA
  • Erik Hite Foundation, Tucson, AZ
  • Hospice Giving Foundation, Monterey, CA
  • Lupus Foundation of Southern AZ
  • Maxs Helping Paws, Monterey, CA
  • Monterey Jazz Festival, Monterey, CA
  • Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey, CA
  • Ocean Futures Society, Santa Barbara, CA
  • PacRep Theatre, Carmel, CA
  • Pulmonary Hypertension Association, Tucson, AZ
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern AZ
  • Salpointe Catholic Education Foundation, Tucson, AZ
  • Steven M. Gooter Foundation, Tucson, AZ
  • The Carmel Foundation, Carmel, CA
  • Tucson Cancer Conquerors, Tucson, AZ
  • Tucson Girls Chorus, Tucson, AZ
  • Tucson Wildlife Association, Tucson, AZ
  • Utah Golf Association
  • Women’s Foundation of Southern Arizona, Tucson, AZ
  • Tucson Museum of Art, 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!