From The Trussville Tribune staff reports
PELL CITY — YWCA Central Alabama raised over $54,000 at its annual Purse and Passion event on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, in St. Clair County.
The 11th annual luncheon was held at First United Methodist Church in Pell City. This year’s theme centered on the importance of community impact.
Around 450 YWCA supporters were in attendance. The title sponsor for the event was Alabama Power. Presenting sponsors were Honda Manufacturing of Alabama and Red Diamond Coffee and Tea. Other sponsors were Benjamin Moore, Discover St. Clair, Goodgame Company, MetroBank, Pell City First United Methodist Church, Valley Bank, Landmark Credit Union and Lake and Home Magazine.
Money raised will go to the YWCA’s domestic violence shelter and services in St. Clair County. The luncheon has raised over $650,000 in the past 10 years.