March 2019

Bring a purse filled to the brim with women's toiletries and a handwritten note of hope to support the local charity, Purses Full of Hope. Every donation will go to a local shelter that houses women who are victims of domestic violence, homelessness, poverty, substance abuse and more. 

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March 2019

Purses Full of Hope and Avenue Kitchen in Glen Mills are teaming up to celebrate women and offer hope to women in need in honor of International Women's Day on March 8.

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December 2018

Once again, "Purses Full of Hope" is looking for donations for homeless women and women in domestic abuse shelters in the Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

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December 2018

Purses Full of Hope began in 2015 with a little over 100 donations from the Delaware County area and expanded into South Jersey and Philadelphia. To date, more than 2,000 purses have been collected.

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December 2018

These women often flee their homes with little to no belongings and are not only in need of various personal hygiene products, but of something that can empower them and remind them of their resilience when they arrive at a shelter.

South Jersey Observer / Read Full Article


APRIL 2017

The biggest reason to get involved and give back to the community is because it is unbelievably easy to forget your privilege.

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DECEMBER 2016

Kyra and her mom and sister created Purses Full of Hope with hopes of bringing joy to these women with bags filled of basic women’s needs, including tooth brushes, socks, scarves, lipstick, pens, journals and gift cards.

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DECEMBER 2016

…Ridley Park native Sally Young is many things. Reiki master. Soul stylist. Yogi. Change agent. Optimist. Healer. Spiritual gangster. And now, she can add philanthropist to that list.

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DECEMBER 2016

Sally Young and her daughter, Kyra Miller, talk about the Purses Full of Hope campaign to help homeless women that has expanded from Young's Be Soul Studio

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DECEMBER 2016

It began as a way for women to help women, to lift each other up, even in this frenzied holiday season. And, for Sally Miller and her daughter, it began with one simple Pinterest pin.

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DECEMBER 2016

A young woman at Temple University has taken the season of giving to heart. Kyra Miller and her family created “Purses Full of Hope”.

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DECEMBER 2016

The wives, daughters and nieces of some of the Philadelphia Mummer's delivered gently used bags to women's shelters in Philadelphia as part of the 'Purses for Hope' campaign.

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