dcsimg

Fashion show to raise money for low-income cancer patients

on Friday,February 04,2011 19:02

the+money+will+go+to+cancer+patients_2144_800387486_0_0_7023308_300.jpg

Many people attend fashion shows to keep up on the latest trends, but now the Concerned Citizens Association is giving individuals the opportunity to view clothes and support cancer patients.

Recently, the group announced that it will holding a fashion show in Jacksonville, North Carolina, to raise money for people with cancer. This is the fourth time that the "A Fashion Affair" event will be held, according to Eastern North Carolina Today. Tickets for the show will cost $15 and go to terminally-ill patients, according to association founder Doreatha Blount White.

"We want to keep this thing going, because each year it gets better and better," White told the news source. "The money we raise will be used to help those cancer patients that don’t have insurance and have to pay cash and just don’t have it."

In addition to the fashion show, ticket holders can attend a complimentary breakfast. Models on the runway will showcase pieces from Belk's, Sears, Finders Keepers and City Trends.

Individuals who attend the fashion show may be inspired to pursue careers in the industry. However, designers typically need an associate's or bachelor's degree to earn a high-wage job in fashion, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Refine School Matches
Hide filters
  • SUBJECT Clear All

  • DEGREE

    See More

  • PROGRAM TYPE

  • START TIME

    LOCATION
    Please enter valid US or Canada Zip.
            Results open in new window

            Searching Searching ...

            Matching School Ads
            Fashion Design (AS)
            • Alumni have appeared in reality competition shows such as Top Chef and Project Runway.
            • Has a team of about 4,000 faculty members focused on helping students tap opportunities in a marketplace driven by ideas.
            • Offers programs in design, media arts, fashion, and culinary.
            • Provides program coordinators who work with students to ensure they have the learning materials, assignments, facilities, and faculty to get the most out of the program.
            • Over 50 campus locations nationwide.
            Show more [+]
            • Flexible Scheduling
            • Financial Aid
            • Transferable Credits
            BA/Service Management - Mass-market Retail Enterprise Management
            • Associate’s, Bachelor’s, and Master’s degrees available in a wide range of fields.
            • Flexible online programs offered in Psychology, Criminal Justice, Education, and more.
            • Assigned Financial Services Advisors to help answer student financial questions.
            • Servicemembers and their spouses can apply for the Ashford Military Grant to reduce tuition for all undergraduate courses.
            • Online Courses
            • Financial Aid
            • Transferable Credits

            Latest Articles & News

            Kanye West to perform during Paris Fashion Week
            It is no secret to many that music artist Kanye West is no stranger to fashion, and now he will be showing his new collection during Paris Fashion Week later this week, according to the Elle Magazine.

            Second designer chosen for home decor competition
            Teenlike.com, an ongoing online competition for young home decor designers, announced its second winner. Brandon Dover of Apply Valley, California, was this year's winner, as he created an abstract pen and inkwork design for a bedspread.