Purses with a Purpose Returns to Silver Sands Mar. 21& 22
March 17, 2014 by SoWal Staff
Shelter House Domestic Violence Center will host its 10th Purses with a Purpose event March 21 & 22 at Silver Sands Premium Outlets. During the two-day event, hundreds of new and gently used designer handbags, scarves by Ella Madison Boutique, and sunglasses from Lynn Roberts International will be sold and auctioned off, with all proceeds benefiting Shelter House.
The event kicks off with a VIP Party on Friday, March 21 from 6-8pm. A $5 donation nets you the first pick of purses, access to designer handbag auctions, wine, and food from Carrabba’s Italian Grill. Purses with a Purpose will reopen Saturday, March 22 from 10am-2pm with free admission, deep discounts on all remaining purses, muffins, and mimosas.
In addition to shopping, food, and wine, attendees will enjoy a 10th Anniversary fashion show emceed by Jami Ray of 30A Street Style, featuring hair and makeup by Pin Up Girls Hair Studio and music by DJ Shane of Rock the House.
Purses with a Purpose is located in the storefront between Bose and North Face near Saks Off 5th at Silver Sands Premium Outlets, 10562 Emerald Coast Parkway Destin, FL 32550. To date, Purses with a Purpose has raised more than $33,000 to support critical services at Shelter House.
Shelter House is the state-certified domestic violence shelter serving victims of domestic and sexual violence in Okaloosa and Walton counties. Services provided include 24-hour domestic violence/rape hotline, crisis counseling, advocacy, outreach, primary prevention, transitional housing and confidential shelter.