The Giving Coast
BY BRITTANY MATTIE SRQ DAILY WEDNESDAY PHILANTHROPY EDITION
WEDNESDAY JAN 27, 2021
The favored annual trend present, hosted by Secure Place and Rape Disaster Middle (SPARCC) is coming again this yr in an entire new [virtual] approach. SPARCCle on the Runway “Return to Vogue 2021” will happen on Tuesday, March 2, 2021, and can mix a live-steam trend present with on-line bidding for the sought-after fashions worn by the fashions. Company can tune into the live-stream trend present at 11:00 am from the consolation of their dwelling, and might take part within the on-line public sale for the featured present outfits till 7:30 pm. This hybrid occasion may even embody a smore customized buying expertise with a socially-distanced, pop-up boutique within the ballroom of Michael’s on East from 12:30 to 7:30pm. The pop-up trend boutique will characteristic offers on high-end trend items with all proceeds supporting SPARCC’s free and confidential applications and providers for survivors of home and sexual violence in our group.
“We’re extraordinarily happy and excited to be a part of such a enjoyable and significant fundraising occasion as soon as once more,” says 2021 SPARCCle on the Runway Presenting Sponsor, Bowtique Med Spa house owners Desmond Brivik and Randy Cofield. “Not solely is it worthwhile, it helps SPARCC proceed to be a protected place for survivors of home violence and their youngsters, 24 hours a day.” Within the 2019 – 2020 fiscal yr, SPARCC offered advocacy providers and disaster counseling providers to 2,667 people; provided a protected shelter to 183 adults, 98 youngsters and 16 pets; responded to greater than 4,382 Helpline Disaster calls; and offered authorized providers for injunction for defense to 302 people.
“With the rising incidence and severity of home violence, the necessity for our providers is larger than ever,” says SPARCC President and CEO Jessica Hays. “We hope you’ll attend SPARCC’S digital trend present and assist us make a big influence on the way forward for survivors in our group.”
For tickets and sponsorship alternatives, go to sparcc.web/occasions or name 941-365-0208 ext. 110.
Picture of earlier SPARCCld on the Runway present, courtesy of SPARCC.