Power of the Purse

2019 Raffle License #149058

Join us for a ROARING 20's adventure at the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum located at 1600 South Wayne Street in Auburn, IN.

Luncheon – Doors will open at 10:30 AM, program will begin at 11:30 AM and conclude at 2:00 PM.

Dinner – Doors will open at 6:00 PM, the program will begin at 7:00 PM.

Evening VIP Hour – Doors will open at 5:00 PM, VIP Hour will conclude at 6:00 PM.
VIP guests will enjoy signature hors d'oeuvres and 2 drink tickets as they have a first look at the evening’s purses. VIP guests will have a chance to win the VIP purse.
Space will be limited to 40 tickets. VIP tables are available; please see attached purchasing information.


Ticket Prices

Ticket sales CLOSE on APRIL 5th so stop by the United Way Office before it's too late!!!

Lunch: $40.00 each - Almost SOLD OUT
Dinner: $55.00 each
VIP Hour : $75.00 each - Almost SOLD OUT


Pack a Purse Donor

  • This is the most popular part of the entire day! We are looking for 100+ purses for the two events.  You, your business, or a group of friends can get creative and put a fabulous purse together!

  • Please note the purses CAN contain alcoholic products this year. Indiana Charity Gaming has changed this law.

  • Each purse should be packed with goodies, and the value of the purse and contents should be a minimum of $200.00

  • The early bird deadline is Friday, March 22nd to be entered for your chance to win two FREE event tickets!

  • The purses are displayed during the luncheon and dinner.  Packed purses, including a detailed description of the contents, are due to the United Way office by Friday, March 29th.

  • When purchasing and filling purses we encourage you to shop locally and support our DeKalb County businesses!


Additional Item Donations

Donate an item that could be used as a door prize or to help pack a community purse. You could also donate items such as gift cards, sport experiences or microbrews to be part of “Gangster Alley” at our dinner event.


If you or your business is interested in becoming an event sponsor, donating a purse or donating additional items please contact Dawn Mason at dawn@unitedwaydekalb.org or click on one of the links below.

2019 Sponsorship & Donor Information Form

2019 Pack a Purse Description Form


THANK YOU 2019 Event Sponsors:

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