Fall Fashion Show to Benefit Housing Opportunities, Inc

By: Housing Opportunities, Inc. Last Updated: July 8, 2010

On September 9, 2010, Friends Assisting Women in Need (FAWN) will be hosting their annual Fashion Show, Dinner and Silent Auction at Avalon Manor. Preparations for the September 9th Style Show are in full swing at both Housing Opportunities, Inc. and FAWN. The charitable recipient of this event will be Housing Opportunities, Inc. Doors open at 5:30 pm, with dinner at 7 pm, followed by the show at 8 pm.housing-opportunities

FAWN is a 501(C)3 organization that specializes in positively changing women’s lives as well as the lives of their families. This event holds great opportunities for both organizations as they aim to improve the lives of program participants, especially the female head of household families.

Housing Opportunities, Inc. is the largest provider to the homeless in Porter and LaPorte counties. Many of their clients are referred from Spring Valley Homeless Shelter, The Caring Place, Alice’s House, Gabriel’s Horn and trustee offices. In 2009, over 1,280 clients were served, 64% of them were women. In addition to providing transitional and permanent housing, Housing Opportunities provides case management service, support service, job preparations training, self help programs, money management skills, counseling and educational programs. Beyond the statistics are heroic stories of individuals and families overcoming extraordinary circumstances. With your support, we can help Housing Opportunities continue to positively change women’s lives and that of their families.

The Style Show will feature apparel from local businesses such as: Seasons on the Square, La Grande Trunk, as well as L.R. Men’s Clothier and Tuxedos of LaPorte.

Tickets can be purchased through June Wilson at (219) 462-9751 or junew13@comcast.net. Admission for the event is $50 per person, which includes dinner.