Breakfast with Santa of Florida, a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness, funds and improving the lives of underprivileged children in Little Haiti and in Haiti, is pleased to announce that celebrity E! News personality and Fashion Police host, Giuliana Rancic and actress and producer, Vivica A. Fox, will unveil its 1st Annual Catwalk for Charity, on Sunday, June 12, 2011, 1 pm at the world class JW Marriot Hotel, 1109 Brickell Avenue, Miami, Florida 33131.
Proceeds from the fashion fundraiser will initiate a building fund for construction of, “Santa’s Village,” a boarding school and leadership academy in Haiti, mentoring program and assist over 5,000 Haitian children with school supplies, toys and meals.
Giuliana Rancic and Vivica A. Fox are both flying in exclusively to increase the profile and funding for Catwalk with Charity. Because they care deeply about the children of Haiti; they are lending their celebrity for what is to become one of the most philanthropic and fashionionable events in Miami. On the runway, guests will view new designs from international couture designer, Gabriella Arrango’s summer collection. Additionally, Haitian luxury handbag designer, Francoise Elizee, will showcase her exquisite limited edition finds. Children who have profited from BWS over the years will also participate as the show’s younger models.
With more than 350 expected movers, shakers and tastemakers in attendance, Catwalk for Charity is projected to raise funds exceeding $50,000. These donations are vital in continuing BWS’s mission of bringing Joy, Hope and the Spirit of Christmas to disadvantaged Haitian children in December with the ultimate goal of breaking ground on “Santa’s Village.”
“The merging of charity and fashion is a thank you and opportunity for our most generous corporate sponsors and individuals to truly make a difference in children’s lives while having a glamorous time at the luncheon. The philanthropic commitment that Vivica and Giuliana have offered, will continue to support our foundation, reaching the neediest children in our communities,” said Judith Joseph, executive director and BWS founder. “Together we have built the bridge of what is and what could be for many Haitian children, and in its first year, Catwalk for Charity will pave the way for us all to make a more significant impact.”
Catwalk for Charity includes a red carpet event, champagne brunch, fashion show, entertainment, swag bags and silent auction comprised of art, fashion, jewelry, giveaways and getaways. Tickets are available at $100.00 and VIP Seating at $150.00.
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