Purse auction to benefit early childhood education

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – The United Way of Allen County will host the sixth annual Power of the Purse, which benefits early childhood education.

The event will be held at Allen County War Memorial Coliseum on November 15 at 6 p.m. Tickets are $60.

The event will feature a silent auction of approximately 77 purses and live experience auction, such as “Waynecation,” which includes a brewery tour and tasting, tickets for 10 to a TinCaps game and guided tour, a stay at the downtown Hilton for two, and other experiences local to Fort Wayne area. The event will also include a “fund-the-need” auction where attendees will have the ability to direct their funds directly to a specific need through a bid.

Last year’s event was sold out, with more than 500 people attending.

Tickets are available for purchase until October 25. You may purchase tickets at United Way Allen County.