CELEBRITY FASHION DESIGNER RACHEL ROY WAS THE FEATURED DESIGNER AT THE 4TH EDITON OF CATWALK FOR CHARITY, BENEFITING HAITIAN CHILDREN
Catwalk for Charity had RACHEL ROY as the feature designer of this year’s fashion show Catwalk for Charity. The annual charity event took place on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at the Turnberry Isle Hotel in Aventura. The event benefits Prodev Haiti Schools, an organization that provides approximately 10,000 children with access to quality education, and Breakfast with Santa’s “Joy of Giving” annual toy distribution, that benefits over 5,000 children.
Distinguished guests included MIKE POUNCEY of the Miami Dolphins, ABC News Anchor and reporter CALVIN HUGHES, and Miss Universe first runner-up RAQUEL PELISSIER.
This year’s sponsors included Moet & Chandon, Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Bloomingdales, Royal Caribbean,Private Cask Imports, Congregation B’Nai Israel, Ritz Carlton South Beach, Boca Raton Hotel Resort and Club, Dr. Ranley Desir and Carine Desir, Dr. Di. Geronimo, Dr. Angelo Gousse, Dr. Rian Maercks, David Abellard, Dr. Marie I. Morel,Trilogy International, Veuve Clicquot, Pandora Jewelry, Famous Haitian painter Philippe Dodard, Le Chic Events, Joel Patrick Events, Kilos Vodka, Toyota, Artist Anastasia the Great, Griselda Lechini, Havi Art, Valmas-The Caribbean Best Cremas, Zico Coconut Water, Sama Sunglasses, BHFS Florida Realty, FRS Caribbean, Colfax Realty Group, Anton Kolovrat Fitness, Deborah Mitz, Gerry Briere, Padrino Limousine Services, Center for Communication and Hearing, just to name a few.
Catwalk for Charity honored Dr. Ranley Desir & Carine Desir, Dr. Angelo Gousse, Dr. Rudolph Moise, Dr. Munir Mourra, Kristopher Lemke and Brad Horwitz. Honorees were recognized for their decade long support of the organization, and for their deep commitment to improving the lives of children from Miami’s Little Haiti, as well as those living in some of Haiti’s most challenging rural and urban communities.
The organizations bring their missions as champions for quality education for Haiti’s children to South Florida to garner support and help provide all children in Haiti access to quality education. We sincerely believe education is the only solution to eliminate extreme poverty in Haiti and to ensure that the next generation is self-sufficient.
About Rachel Roy:
Rachel Roy founded her collection in 2004 and built it into a globally recognized and award-winning ready-to-wear and lifestyle brand. Rachel is a sought after speaker on entrepreneurship and philanthropy and has shared her story across the world, including at the White House. Rachel founded Kindness Is Always Fashionable as a philanthropic platform to help artisans create sustainable income or their families and communities. Rachel is a member of the Council of Fashion Designers of America.