Power of the Purse


SEPTEMBER 26, 2018

Gallo Center for the Arts | 11:00am - 1:15pm

This year we celebrate the 21st Annual of the Power of the Purse luncheon and purse raffle presented by Women United.
For over 20 years straight we have celebrated the power of women to create a community supportive of women and children in Stanislaus County. 

Proceeds from POP benefit United Way of Stanislaus County and programs in alignment with Focus on Prevention.




A contestent on the recent season of The Voice and 14 year United Way employee


Hailed as a ‘phenomenon’ comparable to Chaka Kahn and Aretha Franklin, Tish Haynes Keys knows how to bring the house down. For years audiences have flocked to see Tish leave it all on the stage. Tish captivates audiences with her range of vocals, passion for music, and ability to move any crowd. Her soulful voice has a versatility that is unmatched. Tish is known for taking her audiences on a musical journey that can include Gospel, R&B, Jazz, Soul, Blues, and Country. Her voice will warm your heart and ignite your soul.

Her natural God-given skills were enhanced even more with her stint on the hit show The Voice. Making it all the way to the Live Playoffs with the top 24, Tish was mentored and praised by some of the top industry idols. Being on the show pushed her to new heights in performing, though she was no stranger to the stage. Prior to appearing on The Voice Tish was already a highly sought after vocalist. Known for her mezzo-soprano voice she sang background for KeKe Wyatt, Byron Cage, Syleena Johnson, Mary Mary, and country music superstar Trace Adkins, just to name a few. Some of her local accolades include singing the National Anthem for the St. Louis Blues and the former St. Louis Rams, serenading crowds of over 7,000 at Twilight Tuesday, and serving as a background vocalist for several plays at the Fabulous Fox Theatre.

Also, no stranger to national competitions Tish was selected as a contestant to perform with the “Showtime at The Apollo Tour” in 2007. Two years in a row she was voted into the top ten finalists in the Annual Kraft Gospel Talent Search. In 2011 she was selected as a finalist for the Budweiser Opening Act Competition.

Outside of the 18 years Tish has been a professional singer, she has been singing ever since she could talk. Tish is the youngest of three daughters born to the late Reverend John W. Haynes and Mrs. Beatrice Haynes. As a proud native, Tish still lives in St. Louis, MO with her loving husband Tobias and their children. Since she’s been home from The Voice Tish’s calendar has been filling up. From requests for corporate gigs to music festivals and concerts to United Way’s worldwide, you are guaranteed to see Tish a little bit of everywhere. 

Visit Tish on social media Facebook or watch her perform on The Voice


Designer Purse Giveaway!
This year we continue the tradition of giving away as many designer purses as we can!
Get your tickets now for your chance to win purses from brands like Tory Burch, Coach, Michael Kors and Kate Spade.

Dont fight the crowd! Raffle tickets are available for purchase now- click here to purchase online or buy yours the day of the event.


Reserve your table online now  -  Individual Tickets  -  Become a POP Sponsor

Call Caroline Campana at 209-523-4562 or email popinfo@uwaystan.org for sponsorship information.