Tote, satchel, clutch or hobo – whatever style handbag you favor, you can find it at Purses with a Purpose. A signature COMPASS (Sexual Assault Education, Prevention & Support) (COMPASS) event, Purses with a Purpose kicks off Sexual Assault Awareness Month with an online purse auction and a culminating in-person celebration on April 3 at the Cultural Center for the Arts.

The auction will have a wide selection of purses, bags, and totes to bid on– and each bag is filled with mystery items with a minimum value of $50!

Proceeds raised from Purses for a Purpose will support crisis intervention and advocacy support, along with the purchase of comfort kits, journals, and other healing items for survivors of sexual assault.

To make a purse or item donation or get further information email

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National Sexual Assault Hotline 1-800-656-4673

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