Power of the Purse is an exciting event that brings together women from throughout southwest Minnesota with a commitment to our youngest learners. All money raised will be used for local initiatives that help effectively prepare young children in our area for kindergarten. Proceeds from this event will help provide the gift of literaacy and learning for children in our service area, including such programs as: Imagination Library, Wild About Kindergarten Readiness Kits, 1000 Books Before Kindergarten, Born Learning Trails, Little Red Bookshelf and more!
The 2019 Power of the Purse event was held on Tuesday, April 30th at The Mercantile at Bello's, Marshall. We had a record breaking crowd, delicious food, unique deulxe packages, an exciting prize vault, lots of PLINKO players and winners, as well as a tremendous slection of silent auction items for guests to bid on!
Thanks to everyone who supported this event to raise funds to help ensure local children have opportunities to be better prepared for success in school. Together, we are making an impact int he lives of our youngnest citizens.
At the event we collected 47 used purses that were donated to WoMen's Rural Advocacy Program to assist victims fleeing domestic abuse throughout our service area. THANKS to all those who supported this effort!
EVERY PERSON. EVERY COMMUNITY.
Check out our FACEBOOK page for lots of great photographs from the evening!