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“Power of the Purse” will help bring about change

“Power of the Purse” will help bring about change
Wicked Local Danvers
Sunday, June 3, 2012
Power of the Purse fundraiser

North of Boston —More than 200 women from all over Essex County and as far away as Maine attended the fourth annual “Power of the Purse” fundraising event and purse raffle held in April at Brookwood School, in Manchester.

Proceeds from the event help to fund the Women’s Fund of Essex County special projects and grant awards.  Special thanks to Brookwood School and to the generous merchants, caterers and friends who donated the fabulous purses and bags and delicious hors d’oeuvres!

Founded in 2003, the Mission of The Women's Fund is to promote philanthropy as we raise and distribute funds to organizations that provide opportunities and solutions for women and girls in need throughout Essex County.  To date, the Fund has awarded over $500,000 in grants to Essex County nonprofit organizations. Read article...

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