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Hands of a Hero Foundation Annual Charity fashion show: Fashion against Poverty, will be taking place on Saturday, May 04, 2013 at 6:00pm. The event will be held at Creatures Creating Art Gallery: 822 Dundas Street W, Toronto, Ontario.


Poverty transcends borders; its passes waters that bridge continents. It encompasses the earth much like the air that we all breathe. Hands of a Hero Foundation recognize that the poverty pandemic is far more than the shoe less children in Africa. Poverty is in our backyards, our neighborhoods, in our cities. Realizing that the problem is deeper than hemispheres is the first step to creating a solution. Self awareness and Education are key in fighting this pandemic and it is up to us to make sure we help those in need.

But just like poverty, Fashion also, transcends borders. It defines a people and creates an awareness of self and culture whilst beckoning others to realize its beauty.

Hands of a Hero Foundation – Fashion Against Poverty Gala is meant to create an atmosphere of enlightenment and beauty as it brings forth the various fabrics, styles and customs of the different continents many of us call home.


The concept of the fashion show will entail the collaboration of different fashion designers and emerging talents from a diverse realm of fashion background, showcasing from at least ½ designers from each continent grouping to challenge the norm of fashion.

This event will be used as a platform to showcase the talents of established and upcoming designers, models, entertainers and entrepreneurs. In addition, the fashion show will be used as an inspirational podium to connect people, spark cross-disciplinary ideas and create more innovation for the upcoming generation. Thus, different fashion designers all across the Greater Toronto Area will be given the opportunity to exhibit their unique fashion ideas and skills to fashion enthusiast in an exclusive art gallery.

In addition to the artists that will be participating in the event, some small businesses will have the opportunity to exhibit their business as vendors for the show.
To provide our audience and attendees with a distinctive and enjoyable event, the fashion show will include a cocktail reception, entertainment and live auction. After the show, audience members will also have the opportunity to mingle.


Where funds will be going

50% of funds raised from this event will go towards providing the resources needed to empower underserved youth, 12-18 years of age in the Greater Toronto Area through our summer youth program.

Another 50% of funds raised will go toward the Shining Light Project, Toy drive and Little by little Project dedicated for less fortunate children in Ghana.

Tickets are $15.00 each.

To purchase ticket (s) online please visit http://www.eventbrite.ca/event/5817471213/eorg#

To become an exhibitor at the show,click here for Fashion Show Exhibitor Registration Form


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