About Our Auction
Welcome to our 2021 Power of the Purse online auction. We are really counting on our many supporters for a successful auction! Power of the Purse is the only fundraiser for L.I.F.E. (Literacy Is Fun For Everyone.) This auction will help to support the Dolly Parton Imagination Library that helps put free books into the hands of children from birth to age 5 in Whiteside County.
Items may be previewed at United Way of Whiteside County, 502 1st Ave. Sterling, IL 61081, Monday-Thursday 8am-4pm and Friday 8am-12pm.
Thank you for taking the time to bid on our items. We are so grateful to those individuals and businesses who so generously provided these amazing offerings.
Please note that the desserts can be ordered following the auction. Winning bidders will make their own arrangements with the baker and should give a one-week notice.
Winning bidders may pay by credit card through this auction website
or via cash/check, payable to: LIFE.
Scroll down to the bottom of this page to begin viewing auction items.
About LIFE- United Way of Whiteside County
Literacy Is Fun For Everyone (LIFE) makes reading exciting and fun for children in Whiteside County! Each month a new, carefully selected book is mailed in the child’s name directly to their home, with no cost or obligation to the family. LIFE is available to all children in Whiteside County from birth to age 5. LIFE is a program of United Way of Whiteside County.
01. A Book a Month for a Year for a Child
Donate to the LIFE Program
Buy Now: $30.00
02. Fun in the Florida Sun
Donated by Tom and Betty Clementz
03. Visit from Santa Party at Parties on Pope
Donated by Robert Urbanski and X-Treme Realty
04. Wedding or Event Venue Savings
Donated by The Barn at Allen Acres
05. DJ for a Day on 101.7 River Country
Donated by NRG Media