Power of the Purse

Sue Grey speaking at Power of the Purse


Presenting Sponsor

$400,000+ raised in 6 years!

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!

Power of the Purse is an event by our Women United group. Learn more about Women United membership.

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.

Event photographs by Harold Huang Photography and T-Stagg Photography