Power of the Purse

Power of the Purse 2019

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$220,000 raised in 4 years!

Mark your calendars for May 9, 2019

Sponsorships are available now! Click here to learn more.

Our annual event features a silent and live auction of over 200 purses - many stuffed with gift cards, event tickets or one-of-a-kind experiences.

Donations of new purses are welcomed!

Our Cause

United Way's Power of the Purse scholarship at Parkland College and United Way's Emergency Shelter for Families in Champaign.

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For more information on the event, sponsorship opportunities or to get involved with our committee, please contact Rebecca Guyette.