Old Bags Luncheon Raises $330K for Homeless Families

Posted By on December 19, 2018

Event Name: Old Bags Luncheon

The Cause: Homeward Bound

The Mission: Homeward Bound creates pathways out of poverty for homeless families ready to make a change right here in the Valley.

Event Chair: Michelle DeJean Schechner

Honorary Chair & Luminary Award Recipient: Deborah Bateman

Top Sponsors: APS, Total Transit and National Bank of Arizona

Event Date: November 15, 2018

Event Venue: Arizona Biltmore

Fashion Show: Neiman Marcus presented a lovely ESCADA fashion show and all guests received a list of “must haves” for the season.

Dollars Raised: $330,000

Notable Moment: Designer Anthony Luciano attended the event and contributed a special custom handbag experience to the live auction.

Photos provided by Homeward Bound

  • Event Chairman Michelle DeJean Schechner, Honorary Chair Deborah Bateman, Becky Jackson, Homeward Bound President
  • Honorary Chair Deborah Bateman, Debbie Gaby and Sharon
  • Event Chairman Michelle DeJean Schechner
  • Roseann Dunteman and Patty Sapp
  • Julie Friedly, Homeward Bound Board Member
  • Designer Anthony Luciano with Becky Jackson, Homeward Bound President and CEO
  • Linda Herold and Kay McDonald
  • Robin Macy
  • Mary Ellen Bahan
  • Old Bags Luncheon Committee Member Mara Schantz
  • The fabulous ESCADA Fashion Show presented by Neiman Marcus
  • A collection of the designer handbags up for bid
  • Luncheon setting under the tent
Andrea Evans

About Andrea Evans

Andrea Tyler Evans is the Publisher of Frontdoors Media. She can be reached at publisher@frontdoorsmedia.com.

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