By NEMS Daily Journal
TUPELO – The mamas got $13,000 in the bag for S.A.F.E. Inc. domestic violence shelter.
The Mama’s Got a Brand New Bag girls night out and purse auction fundraiser brought out more than 350 women Tuesday night at the BancorpSouth Conference Center.
Two designer purse auctions came from celebrity donors. Cooking guru Paula Deen’s purse package auctioned for $1,000. A purse and scarf from Mississippi native and actress Sela Ward went for $650.
The $13,000 in proceeds from the event will go to the domestic violence shelter that serves the region.