ORLANDO, Fla. – Harbor Home of Central Florida hosted its fourth annual “Purses for Hope” occasion Thursday night time to boost cash for youngsters housed at home violence shelters throughout Orange County.
The group’s younger professionals board coordinated the fundraiser, emceed by Information 6′s personal meteorologist Candace Campos, at The Abbey in downtown Orlando.
Harbor Home decked out the venue with used designer luggage to buy or bid on at a silent public sale within the hope of elevating $20,000 to profit youngsters’s applications in shelters.
Attendees bidding on beauties comparable to Michael Kors, Coach and YSL, have been additionally supporting the state-certified home violence group, the place half of the victims housed yearly are youngsters.
Michelle Sperzel, the CEO of Harbor Home, stated these funds will give youngsters in all places the chance to be youngsters.
“We use a few of the funds to purchase STEM tasks for camps. We’ve the youngsters construct robots,” Sperzel stated. “We’re additionally having them study extra about theater … If it’s a wet day, we now have gaming tournaments, all these various things as a result of it’s simply essential. It doesn’t matter the place youngsters are. We’ve to be sure that youngsters are in a position to have a childhood, no matter the place they’re.”
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