Power of the Purse 2020
Friday, October 23, 2020
11:30am – 12:45pm: Live-streamed program
While we were saddened by the realization that the Power of the Purse would not be taking place in-person this year; TFEC values the health and safety of our community above all else. Because of the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Power of the Purse will be taking place virtually!
Once again, our silent auction will be taking place virtually. Attendees will receive instructions on setting up your account and placing bids online following your registration. Our online bidding platform is compatible with smartphones, tablets, and desktops, so feel free to use any device to shop! The online auction will open on Friday, October 16, 2020, at noon and remain open until 1:00 pm on Friday, October 23, 2020, for participants to bid any time during that week.
Power of the Purse 2020
Join us via live stream on Friday, October 23, 2020, from 11:30 am to 12:45 pm as we honor our 2019 grantees, celebrate our Fund for Women & Girls Award Winners, welcome our new Dream Team pledges, and spread the mission of the Fund for Women & Girls. Attendees will be sent instructions on how to access the live-stream following your registration.
Here is a list of what you’ll need to have the best time participating in Power of the Purse 2020:
- Your credit card information – this will be needed for any online auction activities and one-time gifts.
- Your cellphone – this way with your cellphone you can watch the live stream on your computer and bid on your phone!
- Internet connection – the live stream will appear best on a strong internet connection, such as your home or office.
Purse Pick-Up Party
Saturday, October 24, 2020
Should you win an auction item, or purchase any other items such as a t-shirt or gratitude gift pack, or just to say hi, you can stop by our Purse Pick-Up Party! Held the very next day October 24, 2020, from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm, come grab your new purse without even leaving your car! The 2020 Pick-Up Party will be held at the Capital Blue Health and Wellness Center located at 4500 Marketplace Way, Enola, PA 17025. For directions click HERE. Capital Blue Cross will also be providing Grab-N-Go lunch for all of our visitors at the Pick-Up Party. Lunches are individually packaged to keep you and your family safe!
Please bring a photo I.D. with you to pick up your auction item or any other purchases. You will not be able to claim your item without one.
For the safety of our team and your families, we ask that you kindly wear a mask when picking up your auction item or any other purchases.
If you are the winner of a purse or purchase any other items such as a t-shirt or gratitude gift pack and do not wish to pick it up in person, please note that it will be shipped to you at your expense.
The Fund for Women & Girls is turning 20!
The Fund for Women & Girls has been changing lives since 2000. In celebration of our 20th anniversary, we created the VISIONARY grant. This grant opportunity will award five, $20,000 innovative, change-making grants to nonprofit organizations who seek to transform women’s education, economic opportunity, and access to health and wellness for decades to come, by addressing one or more of the following priorities:
- Providing opportunities to address basic needs or develop economic self-sufficiency.
- Providing opportunities to strengthen and address health and safety needs.
- Providing opportunities for education.