Little Black Dress Event

Event Information

Join us for the Little Black Dress Event on Thursday, April 27 at the Hilton Garden Inn Martinsburg.

United Way of the Eastern Panhandle will host the 5th Annual Little Black Dress Event on April 27, 2023 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn, Martinsburg. The proceeds of this event will benefit our Born Learning Initiative, focusing on Youth Literacy and Early Childhood Development issues -- getting books into the hands of children and strengthening parental engagement programs in the Eastern Panhandle.

The event includes our Fashion Show, Vendor Village, Candy & Cupcake Café, auction items, door prizes, Wine & Jewelry Pull, Photo Booth, hors d'oeuvres, one complimentary signature drink, prizes and giveaways, plus goody bags and one entry to the “Ticket to the Trunk” raffle for all attendees.

Receive one extra door prize ticket for each new children's book you bring to the event! One lucky winner will take home a trunk full of gift cards and prizes from our “Ticket to the Trunk” raffle.

Tickets are $50 per person and can be purchased here.

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Sponsorship Opportunities

The Little Black Dress Event is United Way of the Eastern Panhandle's signature event for the year. Like all our events, the success of the Little Black Dress Event is dependent on the generosity of others in our community. A variety of opportunities are available for you and your business to get involved with this high-profile fundraising event. More information about sponsoring the Little Black Dress Event can be found here.