June 12, 2017

@ Sub-Zero and Wolf Showroom - Baltimore (Fretz)

9204 Berger Road

Columbia, MD 21046

VIP Exclusive Shopping - 3:30 - 4:30 PM

Doors open to Public - 4:30 - 7:30 PM

Photos courtesy Pam Long Photography

Photos courtesy Pam Long Photography


Blossoms of Hope and Her Mind Magazine present the 6th Annual Power of the Purse!  Gently used and vintage purses will be available for cash and carry.   New and designer handbags, some of which will be filled with goodies, will be included in the Silent Auction. There will be light fare from Maggiano's, Season's 52 will provide their signature parfait desserts, wine from The Iron Bridge Wine Company, a premier cocktail from Clever Containers, networking, and much more!

We are accepting gift cards, high-end purses, and fun items to put into our Silent Auction baskets.  Would you like to donate?  Please use the Donation Form and contact us at donations@blossomsofhope.org.  We will be happy to pick up your donation!

We are also accepting new and gently-used purses.  Check out the list of drop-off locations below or contact us at powerofthepurse@blossomsofhope.org.  

This year we are also offering an opportunity for those eager shoppers to get in ahead of the crowds.  Pay a little more and become a VIP!  VIP benefits include: 

  • one hour shopping ahead of everyone else
  • Premier parking, while available
  • 2 signature cocktails (valued at $5 each)
  • VIP's will be limited to 2 high-end purses and 8 off-the-table bags during their hour.
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Drop-off Locations

Do you have gently-used or new purses you would like to donate to this amazing fundraiser?  We make it easy for you to donate!  There will be boxes throughout Howard County in stores, libraries and gyms.  

Please click the pink button for locations.

Our Power of the Purse Headquarters in Columbia will also have drop off hours:

6750 Alexander Bell Drive, Suite 125

Hours for Drop off: 

·         Monday & Wednesday, 11:00 - 1:00 (starting March 20 through May 17)

·         Tuesday & Thursday, 4:30 - 6:30 (starting March 21 through May 17)

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Event Registration


Registration is open now, tickets are limited, so reserve yours now!  


General tickets are $10

VIP tickets are $45


Raffle tickets will also be available online soon.


Click below to go to event registration.



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Do you wonder how it all works?  VIP, purses, auction items, food, wine, cocktails, raffles, and more!  Click below for all of the answers!


Don't see the answer you need?  Email us at powerofthepurse@blossomsofhope.org