Power of the Purse - United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County
Power of the Purse
Benefiting United Way Child Care Scholarships

Women United’s Power of the Purse Luncheon and Purse Auction benefits United Way Child Care Scholarships.

These scholarships make quality child care affordable and accessible for parents seeking higher education for the first time.

United Way provides critical support regarding the key needs of women, children and families in San Antonio. Proceeds from Power of the Purse provide scholarships for child care that empower parents to balance work, family and career goals to achieve economic mobility. By engaging Women United members and the wider community, Power of the Purse provides life-changing support for Child Care Scholars and their families.

Contact Virginia Mudge with any sponsorship questions at vmudge@unitedwaysatx.org.

2023 POWER OF THE PURSE

Wednesday, April 19, 2023

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Security Service Event Center

15000 W. Interstate 10

The 2022 event honored long-standing champion of United Way, Suzanne Wade, who returns this year as Honorary Chair. United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County Women United will recognize Kim Lubel with the Joci Straus Visionary Leader Award for her outstanding guidance and strategic vision for United Way, including her innovative work with early childhood initiatives here in Bexar County. Nationally renowned entrepreneur and San Antonian Holly Thaggard will take the stage as the featured speaker.

  • Honoring Kim Lubel - United Way of San Antonio and Bexar CountyPower of the Purse - United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County

    Honoring Kim Lubel

    A leader in business and philanthropy, Kim Lubel is a powerful community advocate and force for good. While President and CEO of CST Brands Inc., Kim was included in Fortune Magazine's 50 Most Powerful Women in Business. Building on her positive impact as United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County Board Chair and also Campaign Chair, Kim stepped into her role as Board Chair for United Ways of Texas in January 2023.
  • Featured Speaker: Holly Thaggard - United Way of San Antonio and Bexar CountyPower of the Purse - United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County

    Featured Speaker: Holly Thaggard

    Holly Thaggard, founder of groundbreaking sun protection and skincare company, Supergoop!, will share her journey from helping Texas schools protect children from the dangers of prolonged sun exposure to building a massively successful, mission-driven business.

Become a Sponsor

Women United is a dynamic membership of women who drive positive change in our community through the work of United Way. All proceeds from Power of the Purse directly benefit Women United’s signature cause, the United Way Child Care Scholarship.

Deadline for inclusion in printed materials: Friday, March 10

For more information, contact Virginia Mudge at vmudge@unitedwaysatx.org.

  • Special Recognition in Program Remarks
  • Named United Way Child Care Scholarship
  • Sponsorship Logo Placement(s):
    • Social Media (select)
    • Digital Marketing (select)
    • Women United Webpage
    • Event Page on UWSATX Website
    • Better Unite Auction and Ticket Sales Site
    • Event Signage
    • Event Program (full page)
  • Co-Sponsor for (1) Scholar Spotlight in Newsletter
  • Early Access to Purse Auction
  • Table of Ten (10)
  • Named United Way Child Care Scholarship
  • Sponsorship Logo Placement(s):
    • Program (half page)
  • Company Name Recognition:
    • Better Unite Auction and Ticket Sales Site
    • Event Page on UWSATX Website
    • Event Signage
    • Event Program
  • Co-Sponsor for (1) Scholar Spotlight in Newsletter
  • Early Access to Purse Auction
  • Table of Ten (10)
  • Sponsorship Logo Placement(s):
    • Program (quarter page)
  • Company Name Recognition:
    • Better Unite Auction and Ticket Sales Site
    • Event Page on UWSATX Website
    • Event Signage
    • Event Program
  • Early Access to Purse Auction
  • Table of Ten (10)
  • Company Name Recognition:
    • Better Unite Auction and Ticket Sales Site
    • Event Page on UWSATX Website
    • Event Signage
    • Event Program
  • Early Access to Purse Auction
  • Table of Ten (10)

2022 Power of the Purse

  • $200,000 +

    Raised for Child Care Scholarships
  • 112 Purses

    Donated to Record-Breaking Auction
  • 443 People

    Cultivated Support for 51 Scholars and Their Families

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