The community was thinking of creative ways to raise money at a town hall meeting one day, someone came up with the idea of having fashion shows in Denver. I wasn't sure if anyone would be interested in going to a fashion show, but apparently lots of people wanted to go. Many people in the community had been watching model shows on television where people compete to be a runway model, and they wanted to have something like that in their own community. Those kinds of shows never really appealed to me, but I guess someone must be enjoying them, because they keep making them.
Of course, a fashion show is nothing if you don't have people to walk on a runway and clothing to show off. The local clothing stores were more than willing to donate items for people to wear. For them, it worked as a way to show off what they sell in the stores, while also helping to raise money for the community. ...continue reading Raising Money with a Fashion Show