Shelter Organizations

The Purse Strings Drive benefits women and teen girls living in homeless shelters in the MD, DC, and VA areas. Below is a small selection of the organizations that have partnered with us to receive donations from our purse drive. All women and teens living in these service shelters have gone through extreme life experiences that affected their physical, financial, or personal well-being.

  • Alexandria Office on Women
  • Avery House/Halfway House for Women & Children
  • Carpenter’s Shelter
  • Coalition for the Homeless Inc
  • Community for Creative Non-Violence
  • Family Crisis Center of PG
  • Friendship Place
  • Hope’s House
  • House of Ruth
  • Hyacinth’s Place
  • Karis Home
  • Latin American Youth Center
  • Maryland Foster Youth Resource Center (MFYRC)
  • My Sister’s Place
  • N Street Village
  • New Hope Housing
  • Pressley Ridge
  • Rachel’s Women Center
  • Sarah’s House
  • Sasha Bruce
  • Sheppard’s Cove
  • The Gabriel Project
  • Williams Life Center
  • Young Women’s Project/FCC Program
  • YWCA Arden House

To join the list of organizations that benefit from our Purse Drive, please give us a call at 301-560-0506.