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Dress Drive Wrap Up

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Thank you to all of you that came out to our dress drive! We had such a fun day! 13483347_273069516390056_8788143733637681561_o

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Thank you to the neighbors that stopped and donated or purchased a dresses. We enjoyed spending time with you.

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Our runway models ranged in age from 2-17. The grand finale was having all the kids dancing to the Nay Nay!!  13528366_273069603056714_1459425209841981253_o

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A big thank you to Studio Salon for providing such a beautiful backdrop for this annual event. We’re already brainstorming up the next few months!!

 

 

 

Our visit to the Jeffco Action Center

Today we delivered 55 dresses to Jeffco The Action Center and got to see all of the amazing ways they serve those in need in the Jefferson County area. It takes at least 80 volunteers daily to run this facility. Places like #Walmart, #WholeFoods, #TraderJoes, and #Sprouts donate to The Action Center so families can receive healthy food, clothes, and household items. We left so inspired!!!

Please donate! They are especially looking for children’s clothing and men’s clothing!

Two Denver women make a difference locally and internationally, dress by dress

For Immediate Release
Contact:
Brandi Shigley
brandi@fashiondenver.com
303-842-7298

Two Denver women make a difference locally and internationally, dress by dress

UrbanAngelsDenver, CO (June 1st, 2016)-Showers of Blessings, the 2nd annual dress drive for Haiti and the Jeffco Action Center, takes place Sunday, June 12th 2016 from noon-3pm at Studio Salon located at 1135 Bannock Street. Peggy Kastning and Mary Martinez, brains behind the Urban Angels, have been serving the homeless community around Denver and spreading positivity and light. After seeing a program about the needs in Haiti, they both wanted to expand their positivity and hope.  A major realization occurred, they could both, help by making dresses for girls in Haiti, and continue to help families locally.

“It’s exciting to know that each one of us can make a difference in the world. With our love of sewing and our hearts for humanity, we can combine these two passions and help those less fortunate.” says Peggy Kastning of the Urban Angels.

The 2nd annual dress drive will work in 2 ways. Attendees that come to this free event can purchase a dress for the little girl in their life for a suggested donation of $25.00. Or attendees can purchase a dress in their name that will be donated to a little girl at the Jeffco Action Center or in Haiti. 100% of the donations will go directly to Love A Child, Inc. a 501(c)(3) non-profit humanitarian organization, serving the needs of children in Haiti. The dress drive will feature a runway show featuring kids in the community, light snacks and a chance to win gift certificates to pedicures, style & blow dry, restaurants, or a dress of choice.

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“Hope and love are infused into these dresses and we will never know the full impact of the gift that’s been given,” says Mary Martinez of the Urban Angels.

Between Peggy and Mary, over 100 dresses have been handmade using bright cheery colors and accents that make any little girl smile.

“I have never seen such creative dresses before and knowing that two women are making these dresses in their spare time and donating 100% to charity, is incredible. The design captured my attention and the charity aspect made it a no-brainer.” Says Jeremy Klammer founder of GoFit Media.

“These dresses are perfect for my two nieces!  Knowing that I was able to help families in Haiti makes this purchase even more meaningful.” says Margaret Williams who purchased the dresses at Fashion Denver’s office in Green Spaces.

Showers of Blessings is free and open to the public.

The Urban Angels are two gals on a mission to do good, transform lives, and create happiness in the world. Through their annual dress drives and adventures to Haiti, they want to spread sunshine where they can and make this world a better place.

For more information visit www.theurbanangels.com

Contact Peggy Kastning at love@theurbanangels.com or call 303-808-3059. 

More dresses sold!

We had a bundle of dresses at the recent Fashion Denver fashion camp this past Saturday and many of the campers left with the dresses, supporting so many families through Love A Child! It is such a joy to see these dresses on our young ones and so much fun to see parents and grandparents buying dresses for their young ones!

You can continue to purchase dresses with 100% of the proceeds going to Love A Child at Fashion Denver’s office at Green Spaces!

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