DC Power Moms Walk the Runway for a Cause hosted by Paul Wharton of CW TV & Sarah Fraser of DC's 107.3 Radio
L~Shandi presents, the 3rd Annual "Runway Moms for a Cause Fundraiser, benefiting Tigerlily Foundation whose mission is to educate, empower, advocate for and provide hands-on support to young women between the ages of 15-40 – before, during and after breast cancer.
This year over 200 guests, that are representative of DC’s elite business leaders, dignitaries and global media, will have the opportunity to participate in a silent auction for the 2015 beneficiary's mission-related items. Additionally, the event will feature a raffle of several donated items that will also benefit the 2015 participating charity - Tigerlily Foundation, a DC-based 501c3 organization with the mission to educate, empower, advocate for and provide hands-on support to young women between the ages of 15-40 – before, during and after breast cancer.
The evening's Power Mom runway show featured event will open with a special live band performance by Edy Blu, an emotive singer and poetic song-writer with a unique blend of folk, soul, hip-hop, and jazz. Participating Power Moms will be dressed in custom L~Shandi designs and a collaborating designer - Studio D'Maxsi. The runway looks will be coupled with jewelry designs by Evelyn Brooks Designs.
Participants include event cohostsPaul Wharton of CW Television and Fox 5 & Sarah Fraser of DC's 107.3 Morning Show with the following DC Power Moms (*breast cancer survivors):
Lynda Erkiletian - The Artist Agency; Maureen Umeh - Journalist, Fox 5; Shawn Yancy – Journalist, Fox 5; Lesli Foster- Anchor, WUSA 9; Holly Bertone* – Pink Fortitude; Michelle Schoenfeld* – Renu Med Spa; Katherine K Allen – Availor Philanthropy;
WHEN: Friday, May 8, 2015
7:00PM – 10:00PM
WHERE: Westin Crystal City
1800 Jefferson Davis Hwy,
Thank you to all our supporters and sponsors for their generous donation to support Tigerlily Foundation. Please visit runwaymoms.org for a full list.
Tickets can be purchased at: www.RunwayMoms.org/
The event is produced by Maggy Francois (www.maggyfrancois.com (http://www.maggyfrancois.com/))
About Runway Moms for a Cause (www.runwaymoms.org)
Runway Moms for a Cause (RMFC) is a fashion initiative with the mission to serve as a vehicle to raise funds for non-profit organizations. Each year, RMFC will profile and celebrate accomplishments of mothers who impact change in their communities. Lara Akinsanya is the founder of RMFC and the face behind internationally acclaimed ready-to-wear clothing brand L~Shandi Designs (http://www.lshandi.com/)
About Tigerlily Foundation (www.TigerlilyFoundation.org)
Tigerlily Foundation’s (http://www.tigerlilyfoundation.org/)
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