The ninth annual Purses With a Purpose event returns to Grand Boulevard on March 28th, 2019! The sale and auction of new and gently used handbags is a signature event and fundraiser for Shelter House. Shoppers have the opportunity to select from hundreds of new and gently used purses up for sale or auction. Handbags from designers including Michael Kors, Kate Spade, Tory Burch and more will be available for purchase.
Attendees will enjoy light bites from Grimaldi’s Pizzeria and Everkrisp, along with wine, craft cocktails by Timber Creek Distillery and cold brews by Grayton Beer Company. B-Boy Productions will provide entertainment for this high energy shopping event and Epic Photo Co will be capturing the evening in a fun photo booth.
To purchase your tickets, visit www.shelterhousenwfl.org. General admission tickets are $20, and VIP tickets are $25 if purchased before March 28th. Tickets purchased at the door will be $25 for general admission and $30 for VIP.
Doors open for VIP ticket holders at 5:00 p.m. where they will be greeted with champagne and have the opportunity to shop through the selection before doors open at 5:30 p.m. for general admission.
For more information on the event or to purchase advance tickets for Thursday night, find the Purses with a Purpose event on Shelter House’s Facebook or visit www.shelterhousenwfl.org.
Sponsorship opportunities are available by calling Shelter House at 850-243-1201, and purse donations are accepted throughout the year.
Since it began nine years ago, Purses with a Purpose has raised more than $91,000 to support Shelter House’s critical services for domestic and sexual violence survivors. Shelter House accepts donations of new and gently used handbags throughout the year.
Shelter House, Inc. is the state certified domestic and sexual violence center serving Okaloosa and Walton counties and offering emergency confidential shelter, crisis counseling, a 24-hour hotline, children’s programs, information and referrals, education, professional training, safety planning and prevention services to survivors of domestic violence and their children and sexual violence survivors. Help is available 24/7. If you feel that a family member or intimate partner is endangering your physical or emotional safety or if you know someone experiencing this in their home, call Shelter House’s domestic violence hotline at 1-800-44-ABUSE or 850-863-4777. If you or someone you know has survived a sexual assault, call Shelter House’s sexual assault helpline at 850-226-2027.