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Giveback to the community with 'Purses for a Purpose San Diego'

Updated: Jun 18, 2020

Publisher: CBS News 8 Team

Published: September 2, 2019

Led by senior high school, Shayna Rutman, Purses for a Purpose San Diego collects travel-size toiletries and handbags to deliver to homeless women.


SAN DIEGO — San Marcos High School senior, Shayna Rutman, organizes a way to give back to the community with handbags and purses for the homeless women in San Diego. You can help raise money to purchase snacks, essentials and feminine hygiene products that will put into donated purses and handbags. The handbags will then be distributed to homeless women. 

For more information about the cause, visit Purses for a Purpose San Diego's Facebook page at

To make an online donation, go to under "Purses for a Purpose".

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