Monday, August 26, 2013

HALO Youth Fashion Show Highlights!

  1.  The Kansas City HALO Learning Center “Independent Swag 2013: Be YOUnique, BeYOUtiful, Be YOU”, third annual youth fashion show highlights, supporting at-risk youth from Kansas City residential centers. 
    • 35 HALO youth participated from 6 agency partners: ReStart YES, Operation Breakthough, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Salvation Army Children’s Shelter, Hillcrest Transitional, Pathways Transition House
    • 29 youth workshops: DJing, Cosmetology, Photography, Improv, Marketing and Fashion
    • 28 upcycled outfits created with a $5 thrift store budget for each youth, spending less than $50 for 35 youth
    • 32 tie dyed BeYOUunique t-shirts created
    • 1 HALO youth offered a job at Ultimate DJ + Karaoke. EXCITING!
    • 33 volunteers
    • 150 attendees
    • 16 sponsors
    • Raised almost $3,000 to support HALO Learning Center youth programs
    Special thanks to Hallmark Cards, Project Runway’s Season 8 contestant Valerie Mayen, Paul Mitchell, Freddy’s Frozen Custard, Sike Style, Kate E. Burke, Cartwheel, Lisa Libeer Photography, The Living Room, Yellowcake Shop, Band Wagon Merch, Helen Jon, Panera Bread, Peoples Banking, Archer Foundation, Aramark, Baron and Kansas City Chiefs.
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