Power of the Purse

Our signature event was to have been the Power of the Purse. It may be held on Thursday, September 23, 2021 from 5:30 – 8:30. This event offers an opportunity for you to lend your support to the United Way, help those in need and have a great night out at the same time.

Note: If COVID gets worse and we are not able to be in person, we will hold this event virtually.

Thank you for our Sponsors

Click here to view our 2019 Sponsors.

When:  Thursday, September 23, 2021

Time: 5:30 - 8:30 PM

Where: Washington Civic Center
110 Gladden Street
Washington NC 27889 - Map

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Promote your business to our guests while helping others

Our signature event for 2021 will again be the Power of the Purse. There will be delicious food, a live auction, silent auction, and raffle of upscale and Designer bags, jewelry, and many specialty items.  180 guests will have the opportunity to bid on many items and obtain some real bargains – all for a good cause.  This event offers an opportunity for you to lend your support to the United Way, help those in need and have an enjoyable night out at the same time.

The funds raised at this event will go to our partner agencies to help families in Beaufort County with food, shelter, housing, tutoring, STEM programs, and countless other resources that they need to improve their lives.

Ways you can participate

Attend the event and bring friends. Spread the word!
Become a sponsor
Donate items for raffle and live auction including:

  • Purses, Purses, Purses… new or gently used designer handbags, clutches, totes, wallets, and more
  • Spa, salon, or manicure packages
  • Family Photography certificates
  • Jewelry and apparel
  • Shopping experiences/ gift cards
  • Hotel and travel packages
  • Dining and theater gift cards/tickets
  • Landscaping packages
  • Wine for Wine Pull
Sponsorship

Power of the Purse is a fun and fabulous evening where you can enjoy a great night out while helping local families and children in need. From designer purses to great raffle prizes, 180 guests will have the opportunity to enjoy great fashion, delicious food, and obtain some terrific bargains. It will be on Thursday, September 23, 2021, 5:30 – 8:30 pm, Washington Civic Center. Tickets are $50 each. A table for 8 is $360. Go to www.unitedwaybc.net to purchase tickets.

Michael Kors Sponsorship Level $3,000

  • Recognition in event program and at event
  • Recognition on BCUW Website with a link to your website 

COACH Sponsorship Level $2,000

  • Recognition in event program and at event
  • Recognition on BCUW Website with a link to your website 

Kate Spade Sponsorship Level $1,000

  • Recognition in event program and at event

Patricia Nash Sponsorship Level $500

  • Recognition in Program and at event & a link to your website

Sponsor a Designer Purse $300

  • Recognition in Program and event and link to your website

*Email PDF of organization’s logo for the program to slove@unitedwaybc.net by September 10, 2021

 

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