GREENWICH TIME, 11.May.2017: YWCA Greenwich held its 12th annual Old Bags Luncheon at Belle Haven Club, but when the speakers came to the podium, attention turned from fashion and frivolity to one of the most serious issues plaguing Greenwich: domestic violence.“Domestic violence is the number one crime in our community in terms of violent crime and it has been for many, many years,” said Mary Lee Kiernan, President and CEO of YWCA Greenwich, as she addressed a crowd of some 370 coiffed ladies.
Old Bags Luncheon
5.25.2016 The 11th Annual YWCA Greenwich Old Bags Luncheon at the Belle Haven Club raised funds exclusively for YWCA Domestic Abuse Services.
“The proceeds from this wonderful, sold-out event help provide a wide range of free, 24/7 services to thousands of domestic violence victims,” said Adrianne Singer, YWCA President and CEO. “My thanks go out to our Co-Chairs, the entire Old Bags Luncheon Committee and to the concerned, caring women who attended the event.”
5.12.16 Handbags by Gucci, Dior, Louis Vuitton and others — new, vintage and “gently used” — were sold by auctions at the 11th annual YWCA Greenwich Old Bags Luncheon to benefit the organization’s domestic abuse services held Thursday at the Belle Haven Clug.
The luncheon is one of the YW’s biggest fundraisers of the year.
4.25.16 Handbags by Gucci, Dior, Louis Vuitton and others — new, vintage and “gently used” — will be sold in live and silent auctions at the 11th annual YMCA Greenwich Old Bags Luncheon next month to benefit the organization’s domestic abuse services.
1.26.2015 The 2015 YWCA Greenwich Old Bags Luncheon Committee, numbering 72 at present, recently attended a kickoff party at the beautiful home of Co-Chair Alease Fisher Tallman to finalize planning for the event scheduled for Thursday, May 7, 2015 at the Belle Haven Club.
7.1.2014 More than 350 women supported domestic abuse services by attending the ninth annual YWCA Greenwich Old Bags Luncheon at the Belle Haven Club.
5.13.2014 More than 350 guests, many wearing colorful hats and glorious luncheon attire, turned out for the ninth annual YWCA Greenwich Old Bags Luncheon at the Belle Haven Club.