Fashion Fights Poverty 2009

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THe annual Fashion Fights Poverty fashion show and philanthropy event took place Friday at the prestigious Mayflower Hotel, and it lived up to all its media firestorm preceding this incredible event.

Model-activist and host of the Discovery Network’s Planet Green Summer Rayne Oakes, and WTTG Fox 5 News Anchor Will Thomas hosted the 5th Annual Benefit.  The benefit raised awareness about social responsibility, support projects that create income-generating and micro-financing opportunities for artisans in developing countries, as well as educate local youth –specifically District of Columbia Public School’s Woodrow Wilson High School Clothing and Textile Program.

FFP continues to promote its Dress Responsibly campaign, which encourages consumers to select eco-friendly and ethical fashions and products.

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