On May 4th. 2013, HOHF held their 1st Annual Charity Fashion Show: Fashion against Poverty at Creature Creating in Toronto, Ontario. It was a great evening for a great cause to raise awareness about underserved youth in the Greater Toronto Area and poverty among children Ghana, West Africa through fashion. Hands of a Hero Foundation express their sincere gratitude to all the sponsors, fashion designers, models, vendors and the 150 attendees who supported in organizing a hugely successful fashion show raising $2000
The enchanted evening was hosted by MC Ebone and Hilda. The show featured eight fashion designers on the runway, each showcasing a clothing line filled with its own unique sense of class and flavor from different parts of the world. Fashion against poverty showcased, Verse Ten Fashion, Jeann.Pris, Epithumeo, Emua Fashions, Design of a Diaspora, Leukos Clothing, Maricar Sodusta Jozet Jemz and ZD Couture. Click here to view event pictures
The entertainment for the evening consisted of an emerging artist, Devonna, who is also known as chocolate Melody, Vicky Ro, a spoken word artist and KemiKAL, an emerging Toronto rapper. The audience was astonished at the talented Soul Singer Devonna, as she performed. She was not only entertaining but created a beautiful atmosphere, and the audience wished she performed all night.
After the show, attendees received some scrumptious cocktail snacks, catered by Loso’s Kitchen and some delicious cake from Studio Cakes. The night proceeded to mix and mingle with Toronto’s finest locals. The designers were gracious enough to speak to people after the show and celebrate the success of the evening. Guest left with a free shopping gift card from Trend Trunk
Sponsors for Fashion against Poverty are Metroland Media, Bloor West Villager and Parkdale Villager News paper, Trend Trunk, Boateng Estates, Vinny Artistry, Kathy Templeton, and Makeup by Stephanie, Barksdale Entertainment, Priam Photography, Andrew (video), Creatures Creating, Cake Studio, Loso Kitchen, and Skin Essence.
Funds raised at this event will be go towards providing the resources needed to empower underserved youth, in the Greater Toronto Area through our summer youth program. In addition Another 50% of the funds will be going toward the Shining Light Project, Toy drive and Little by little Project dedicated for less fortunate children in Ghana.
Hands of a Hero Foundation would like to thank everyone who contributed to making fashion against poverty a huge success. They sincerely hope that the support will continue for their future endeavours.
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