Fashion Fights Poverty On Red Nose Day
Red Nose Day run by the non-profit Comic Relief Inc., is a fundraiser based in the U.K. that has collected over $1 billion for impoverished children in its 30-year history.
Did you know one t-shirt takes over 700 gallons of water to manufacture? Fashion Fights Poverty, a fashion fundraiser and charity organization, is dedicated to raising awareness for initiatives that encourage and support creative, effective, and sustainable means of challenging poverty. At their one-week Fashion Boot camp summer classes, students engage in creative classes to boost their self-esteem and introduce them to different areas of the fashion industry, including styling, production, design, photography, modeling, among others, integrated with eco-ethical principles.
Inclusion Films, started by veteran filmmaker Joey Travolta (brother of actor John Travolta) in 2007, is a teaching studio for aspiring filmmakers with developmental disabilities.
BUILD is a non-profit organization that uses entrepreneurship to ignite the potential of the youth who are most at-risk of dropping out of high school. More specifically, BUILD supplements traditional education with the skills to develop and run their own small businesses.
They're known around the world for their viral Flashmob Spinning Marriage Proposal video and with the wedding quickly approaching, Adam Keller & Jared Marinelli are kicking it into high-gear to get all the last minute details done for their big day!
Every two years Greenfield Hill Congregational Church in Fairfield, Connecticut displays thousands of flags in honor and remembrance of the American men and women who've fallen in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. The site is truly amazing!
Tracy's Dogs is a not-for-profit National Rescue & Transport Initiative for shelter dogs. The focus of the program is to rescue and rehabilitate dogs with pending euthanasia dates residing in kill shelters with the hope of putting them up for adoption to find forever homes!
Therapeutic horseback riding can make all the difference! A New Canaan, CT-based therapeutic riding program called New Canaan Mounted Troop, not only helps kids and adults build leadership, responsibility, and confidence through sound horsemanship, but it also enriches the lives of individuals with special needs through equine-assisted activities.