Power of the Purse

6th Annual Power of the Purse

The 5th Annual Power of the Purse event, benefiting United Way of Midland's one-time innovative grants, raised over $40,312! thank you to all our wonderful sponsors, underwriters and in-kind donors, and participants!

About the Event:

The event will feature six rounds of BINGO with multiple opportunities to win a designer bag, raffles for two high-end designer bags, shopping from locally owned businesses, dinner and desserts, and more. As we enjoy a night of fun and games, United Way will honor Robbyne Hocker-Fuller with the 2021 Women's United award. 100% of the net proceeds from Power of the Purse go directly to United Way of Midland's Innovative Grants.

The Power of Your Purse:

Every Fall, United Way of Midland opens grant applications to local nonprofits for one-time funding for new or expanded programs and projects that help improve the health, education, and self-sufficiency of Midlanders. Since 2013, United Way of Midland volunteers have awarded over $425,000 to help strengthen our community through projects such as:

  • New chairs for the Senior Area at Casa de Amigos
  • Expansion of the Grief Centre at Hospice of Midland- Ray's of Hope
  • Funding an alternative employment program through the Field's Edge Glean-Up Program

Date and Location:

  • Thursday, October 28th, 2021
  • Bush Convention Center - 105 N. Main St. | Midland, TX

Event Details:

  • Tickets include dinner/dessert, drink tickets + bingo card(s)
  • Six rounds of designer purse BINGO (including Tory Burch, Kate Spade, Coach and more)
  • 2 High-end Purse Raffles
  • Cork pull, shopping with locally owned businesses and more!
  • 2021 Women's United Award Presentation: Robbyne Hocker-Fuller
  • Due to alcohol consumption and Texas gambling laws, participants must be 21+

Ticket Information:

  • Girl's Night Out $100: Includes seating for 1, dinner + 2 drink tickets, 1 bingo card
  • Girl's Night Out Package $175: Includes seating for 2, dinner + 4 drink tickets, 2 bingo cards

Sponsorship Opportunities:

  • Presenting Sponsor ($7,500): Includes table of 10 with logo display, dinner + 20 drink tickets, 10 high end purse raffle tickets, 20 bingo cards, VIP gift bag, verbal recognition during event, logo recognition on all event-related materials.
  • Platinum Sponsor ($5,000): Includes table of 8 with logo display, dinner + 16 drink tickets, 16 bingo cards, gift bag for each attendee, verbal recognition during event, logo recognition on all event-related materials.
  • Gold Sponsor ($2,500): Includes table of 8 with logo display, dinner + 16 drink tickets, 8 bingo cards, verbal recognition during event, logo recognition on all event-related materials.
  • Silver Sponsor ($1,000): Includes seating for 4, dinner + 8 drink tickets, 4 bingo cards, verbal recognition during event, logo recognition on all event-related materials.

Underwriter Opportunities:

  • Food & Beverage Underwriter ($3,000): Verbal recognition during event + logo recognition on all event-related materials
  • Designer Purse Underwriter ($1,500): Verbal recognition during event + logo recognition on all event-related materials

Ways to Register:

Contact Information: 

  • For sponsor/registration questions, raffle tickets/bingo cards, or receipt information, please contact Megan Davis at 432.685.7708 or email mdavis@uwmidland.org