NRV business woman donate purses to domestic violence victims - WSLS 10 NBC in Roanoke/Lynchburg Va

NRV business woman donate purses to domestic violence victims

They have collected purses for abused and battered women.

The NRV Chapter of the American Business Woman's Association collected the bags.

They were on display during a luncheon today and included personal items like shampoo, conditioner, and nail files.

Members put the bags together including some who have been personally affected by domestic violence.

"This is close to my heart because my sister was killed due to domestic violence and so as I helped pack the purses, I was in hopes that somebody would have packed a purse for my sister," said Christine Smith.

About 25 purses were collected during the drive.

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