Purses with Purpose, etc.

June 6, 2013 - 11:30am to 2:00pm

Event Details

On June 6, 2013, the Ronald McDonald House of Portland held its eighth annual Purses with Purpose, etc. fundraiser event at the Woodlands Club in Falmouth, Maine.  The event was a great success with more than 280 guests in attendance helping to support the Ronald McDonald House and its families.

The event began with a silent auction consisting of purses in every size, color and material as well as other items such as artwork, jewelry, gift certificates and much more, all generously donated by local and national designers and businesses, local artists and craftspeople, individuals, and local and national politiciansA raffle for a Ti Sento Ring, a Tree of Life Pendant/Earring set and two gift certificates, donated by D. Cole Jewelers, was an elegant additional to the festivities.  A delicious lunch was served after the auction while guests enjoyed the comedic entertainment of Karen Morgan, Maine Most Funniest Mom.    The welcome was followed by a personal story from the Chase Family about their stay at the Ronald McDonald House in Portland several years ago, and how that support and experience affected their family.  Their heartfelt story moved everyone there.  “Give a Night” concluded the event, giving an opportunity for each attendee to raise their bid number and donate one or more nights towards a family’s stay in the House.  It costs $60 to house one family each night in this 21-bedroom facility.   Year after year, this event has been a tremendous success.  We are truly lucky and grateful to be supported by over two hundred and eighty generous donors and an exceptional group of volunteers who together make Purses have a truly special Purpose.

Thank you to our Sponsors:

Gift Bag Donors

Raffle Items

  1. Ti Sento sterling silver ring with cubic Zirconium (CZ) synthetic stones made of a natural material, triple A quality, clearness, 8 on the scale (diamond being a 10) are all hand set by old school diamond setters, rhodium plated which gives the silver an extra glow with a beautiful heart design on the inside of the ring, can be exchanged for size only if the ring has not been worn
  2. Tree of Life Pendant, Necklace and Earrings
  3. $50 Gift Certificate
  4. $50 Gift Certificate

From D.Cole Jewelers


Thank you to our generous donors:

If you subscribe to our Newsletter, we will keep you up to date by sending newsletters.
Event Sponsors