Power of the Purse

Our signature event for 2018 is Power of the Purse.

Thank you for our Sponsors

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When: Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Time: 5:30 - 8:00 PM

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

Costs: Tickets will be $50 each or two for $90. A table for 8 is $360.

This is a night out for women featuring WITN’s Heather King as guest speaker along with delicious food, great music, a live auction and raffle of upscale and designer purses, jewelry. and many specialty items. This event offers an opportunity for women to lend their support to the United Way, help those in need, and have a great night out at the same time.

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

We cannot attend the 2018 Power of the Purse event, but would still like to support local families and children in need.

Ways you can participate

Attend the event and bring friends

Become a sponsor - Sponsor Information Sheet

Donate other new items for raffle or live auction including:

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

All donations must be received by September 10, 2018 to receive acknowledgement in the event program.

Sponsorship

Promote your business to our 200 guests while helping others.

Michael Kors Sponsorship Level $3,000

  • Full page ad in event program (5" wide by 8" tall)*
  • Recognition on POP Website with a link to your website and in event registration materials
  • Recognition at event
  • Two (2) tables of 8, Three (3) raffle tickets and two (2) drink tickets per guest

COACH Sponsorship Level $2,000

  • Half page ad in event program (5" wide x 4" tall)*
  • Recognition on POP Website with a link to your website and in event registration materials
  • Recognition at event
  • One (1) table of 8, Three (3) raffle tickets and two (2) drink tickets per guest

Kate Spade Sponsorship Level $1,000

  • Quarter page ad in event program (2.5" wide by 4" tall)*
  • Recognition on POP website with a link to your website and in event registration
  • Recognition at event
  • Four (4) Reserved seats, Three (3) raffle tickets and two (2) drink tickets per guest

Patricia Nash Sponsorship Level $500

  • Recognition in program and at event and a link to your website
  • Two (2) Resenlecl seats, Three (3) raffle tickets and (2) drink tickets per guest.

Sponsor a Designer Purse $300

  • Recognition in program and at event and a link to your website

*Email PDF of organization's 5"x 8", 4" x 5", or 2.5" x 4" ad for the program to slove@uniteclwaybc.net by September 10, 2018

Download Sponsor Information Sheet

Thank you to our Sponsors


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