A Masquerade Reception benefiting Women In Need, Inc.
Heavy hors d’oeuvres
Unique live entertainers
Allstate Purple Purse Challenge designer purse raffle
Masquerade attire, stage makeup and theatrical hair are encouraged.
Limited masks will be available at the event for a $20 donation.
Limited tickets available ~ $65.00 per guest ~ Online Purchase Only **
1. Click the Online Ticket Sales button above to go to our Beyond the Mask Purple Purse Campaign page on CrowdRise.com. (link will open in a new window)
2. Click the Purple DONATE NOW button on the right side of the page.
3. Make an online donation for each ticket [$65.00 for one ticket, $130.00 for two, $195.00 for three, etc.]
4. Your emailed receipt will serve as your ticket to the event.
Beyond the Mask is a cashless event, all donations and transactions will be made by credit card, online, though the Crowdrise platform.
Tax deductible receipt sent via electronic mail
All proceeds go directly to Women in Need to fund services for victims of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Financial Abuse in Franklin & Fulton Counties.
Purple Purse is an online fundraising competition. Agencies across the country compete to earn the most donations and complete challenges to earn bonus cash prizes. The agency that receives the most donations also wins the $100,000 prize!
100% of donations received on our campaign page goes directly to Women In Need. Allstate is also giving away $265,000 in cash prizes, including the grand prize of $100,000 to the agency who raises the most.
Unfortunately, no. Purple Purse is an online fundraiser and all donations toward the event must be made through our campaign page. Click on the button below to go to our page.
Yes! If you go to our campaign page, you can click Join Team. Friends, family, and co-workers can then donate to your team without you having to worry about collecting any monies! All donations your team receives will come directly to WIN.
Each week there will be a challenge where WIN can earn extra prize monies. Here is a list of each challenge!
Sponsored by Women In Need, Inc.
Kevin McNeil is a Motivational Speaker, abuse activist, and the CEO of the Twe12e Project, an organization that educates the world on the effects of abuse on individuals, families, and communities. Kevin’s passion is to help others heal from the effects of abuse. He is a renowned speaker who shares lessons from his own life experiences that transform, motivate, and inspire an individual’s mindset and potential. As a consultant, Kevin’s mission is to “motivate change in the world through abuse education,” and his vision is to “create a better tomorrow for today’s children.”
Kevin retired from the DeKalb County Police Department after 20 years. He served twelve years as a Special
Victims Unit Detective, and eight years as a Police Officer. His training and attention to detail helped him
solve several high-profile serial rape cases in the Atlanta area. Kevin’s background coupled with his
extensive research on trauma and the effects of abuse, defines and differentiates his message. He travels
across the country speaking on topics relevant to Child Advocacy Centers, Police Departments, Department
of Family and Children Services, District Attorney’s Offices, athletic organizations, schools and universities,
parents and foster parents, as well as community members. Kevin has appeared on numerous radio,
television, and podcast programs, and has been featured in several magazine articles.
In addition to law enforcement training, Kevin obtained his Master of Divinity Degree from the
Interdenominational Theological Center in Atlanta, Georgia. He is the author of six published books, several
of which empower others to live out their God-given purpose. Kevin’s talks reveal a positive, practical, and
strategic approach to support others in realizing their biggest dreams and potential. He motivates
individuals to draw closer to their strength through his books, workshop trainings, business coaching,
character refinement, and with honest, confident, and respectful communication.
First United Methodist Church
225 S Second Street, Chambersburg, PA 17201
This training is FREE.
Coffee and pastries will be served. Lunch is on your own.
Sponsored by Women In Need, Inc.
Presented By: Shea M. Rhodes, Esq., Detective Les Glauner, and Jamie Manirakiza
Shea M. Rhodes, Esq. has dedicated her career to combating violence against women, protecting the rights of those who are oppressed or exploited, and championing human rights. She is the statewide legal expert on Pennsylvania laws related to sex trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation. As the Co-Founder and Director of the Institute to Address Commercial Sexual Exploitation (CSE Institute) at Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, Ms. Rhodes works with and on behalf of victims and survivors of commercial sexual exploitation and human trafficking.
Detective Les Glauner has been a police officer with the Upper Merion Township Police Department, King of Prussia, PA for 18 years. He has been in the investigations division of the police department for 13 years. Detective Glauner is assigned to investigate juvenile related crimes, sexual exploitation of children, abuser against children, and human trafficking. He is currently cross sworn with the Philadelphia FBI’s Violent Crimes Against Children Task Force, and is a nationally board HT Investigator through the McAfee Institute.
As Director of Anti-Trafficking for the Salvation Army, Jamie Manirakiza engages in community outreach and uses her extensive background in and knowledge of clinical and macro social work to provide a wide range of comprehensive services for victims of human trafficking. Most notably, Ms. Manirakiza supervises all of the New Day to Stop Trafficking (NDST) Anti-Trafficking efforts for the Salvation Army in Greater Philadelphia. Her responsibilities include managing funding, seeking federal and local grants, supervising staff and developing programs. The NDST program includes working with women suffering from various forms of the commercial sex industry from on the ground services at the New Day Drop-in Center for women in Kensington, to Family Court accompaniment with juvenile survivors of HT. Most recently Ms Manirakiza has worked with the New Day team to open up a residential program for female survivors of trafficking.
Fulton Theatre – 101 Lincoln Way W #102, McConnellsburg, PA 17233
Light refreshments will be provided; lunch is on your own.
This training is FREE.
Toru Sato received his Ph.D. in Psychology at York University in Canada. He is currently a Professor at Shippensburg University and is passionate about learning and teaching about emotions, human relationships, consciousness, and spirituality. He is the author of “The Ever-Transcending Spirit” and is currently working on new book about meditation. He enjoys working with individuals on their personal development and often incorporates meditative techniques into his work with them. He has also had the privilege to facilitate many meditation sessions at Shippensburg University as well as the neighboring community since 2011.
If able, please provide your own yoga mat or blanket. WIN has limited yoga mats.