Tickets Now on Sale for Power of the Purse

The Power of the PurseWomen in Philanthropy’s popular fundraiser celebrating the power of the purse — it’s empowerment, it’s fashion, it’s ability to help women get things done — returns on October 29, 2019 to feature a fun and philanthropic evening that supports Women in Philanthropy’s grant making in the Pee Dee.  Enjoy a fantastic wine and tapas bar while bidding on a unique selection of purses and handbags!

Event proceeds make a measurable difference in Women in Philanthropy’s commitment to support programs or projects that address an existing or emerging community in the areas of health, nutrition and/or assistance to victims of violence, neglect or poverty.

Tickets and tables are now on sale! Buy online or call the the community foundation at 843.667.1131.

Drop In and Do Good December 3 during #GivingTuesday Pee Dee

Eastern Carolina Community Foundation invites area nonprofits to attend a GivingTuesday Pee Dee interest meeting on Thursday, August 15 at 3 p.m.

On Tuesday, December 3, 2019, 50 area nonprofits will gather together in Downtown Florence to ‘Create a Culture of Giving’ in the Pee Dee. Learn how you can get involved online and in person. #GivingTuesday Pee Dee invites the public to meet our local nonprofit organizations and learn how you serve the community. Guests enjoy friends, fun and fundraising all in the spirit of philanthropy. Participating nonprofits will also collect physical and monetary donations. Since 2012, the #GivingTuesday movement has activated do-gooders around the world in acts of kindness and philanthropy.

Participants must be agencies that are tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (“Code”) and provide direct services in Florence, Chesterfield, Marlboro, Dillon, Marion, Darlington or Williamsburg.


  • Florence
  • Marlboro
  • Marion
  • Williamsburg
  • Dillon
  • Chesterfield
  • Darlington