Power of the Purse Event Held in Columbia

COLUMBIA SC (WOLO) —There’s power in the purse.  The annual ‘Power of the Purse’ event sponsored by the United Way and the Midlands chapter of Women and Philanthropy took place Thursday evening.

The 14th Power of the Purse event included entertainment, music, food, tasty cocktails, and of course donations to the WIP’s mission of “improving the lives of women and children through active leadership and collective philanthropy.”

The event was held at 701 Whaley.

Attendees took part in a live and silent auction, with items including luggage, backpacks, restaurant packages, as well as designer purses and handbags.