Thursday, September 28, 2023 from 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
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Unitarian Universalist Church of Kent 
228 Gougler Ave
Kent, OH 44240

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Safer Futures 

13th Annual Hope in a Handbag 

Benefitting Safer Futures, Portage County's Only Domestic Violence Shelter & Resource Center

Safer Futures' annual Hope in a Handbag is quickly approaching, and we're excited to announce both a new venue and bidding format for this year's event!

As many of you may know, Hope in a Handbag is our annual fundraiser to help support our critical victim services here in Portage County. And with it, and your support, we are able provide over 2,200 shelter nights and assist over 1,300 survivors through our crisis line and resource referrals each year.

Please join us for a night of purse bingo, 50/50 and basket raffle, small plates provided by Taproot Catering, and spirits at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Kent as we raise funds to ensure that survivors and their children have somewhere to turn to for help.

We look forward to seeing you, and thank you for supporting Safer Futures, Portage County's only domestic violence shelter and resource center. 

Sponsorship Opportunities

Event Sponsor - $2,000

  • Logo recognition in event materials 
  • Full page ad in event program 
  • 8 tickets

Small Plates & Spirits Sponsor - $1,000

  • Logo recognition in event materials 
  • Half page ad in event program 
  • 6 tickets

Purse Sponsor - $500

  • Logo recognition on purse table 
  • Quarter page ad in event program 
  • 4 tickets
Support Services Sponsor - $250
  • Listing in event program 
  • 2 tickets

Event Admission

Event Ticket - $45 per person

  • Small plate appetizers and one drink
  • One bingo packet, which includes 3 bingo cards per round and a dobber
  • Access to 50/50 and backet raffle