Runaway to Runway 2014

Miracles Outreach From Runaway to Runway

From Runaway to Runway

Thanks to our sponsors and all who attended.

Runaway to Runway

September 26, 2014
7:00pm – 11:00pm
The Vault Tampa

Miracles Outreach is proud to announce the 2nd Annual “From Runaway to the Runway Fall Fashion Gala” was a great success. We want to thank our sponsors and all who attended. The program consisted of a Class & Sass cocktail hour followed by a runway show showcasing current and former residents of our housing program and the local fashion designers who support them.

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Proceeds from this highly anticipated event will directly benefit Miracles Outreach programs. Each dollar will go to improving the lives of abused, at-risk, foster care and exploited youth of Human Trafficking which currently live in our housing facilities. The Fashion Show participants from our organization are all turning 18 and are in the process of transitioning out of Miracles Outreach housing.
 

For those who are leaving Miracle Outreach; this is their PROM! Many of them have had to grow up too quickly because they have had unfortunate childhoods and have missed out on many rights of passage that most teenagers take for granted. The Fashion Show gives them the opportunity to have their hair done, make-up perfected, wear designer clothes and attend an event where people support their perseverance.
 

The purpose of this event is raise awareness about Runaways who have made their way to the Runway. It also gives local decision makers an opportunity to meet amazing children who have risen above their often troublesome circumstances to find a sense of joy.

Presenters

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Walter Allen

Master of Ceremony

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Tammy Levent

Mistress of Ceremony

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Lacey B. Smith

Emcee

 

Together We Can Make a Difference.

Help us create the miracle of a safe home and a new future for these rescued children.

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Keynote Speakers

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Jane Castor

Tampa Police Chief

During her 30 years as Tampa Police Officer, Chief Jane Castor has built a reputation for working side by side with citizens, neighborhood leaders, activists and business owners to solve crime problems and improve our community.

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Ralph Stoddard

Thirteenth Judicial Court Judge

The Honorable Judge Ralph C. Stoddard presides over Unified Family Court/ Juvenile Dependency. He has long been an advocate of working with law enforcement to stop human trafficking and working with organizations who help the victims.

 

 

Honored Guests

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Dr. Nakeisha Hammond

Licensed Psychologist, Hammond Psychology and Associates
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Noemi Bosques

National Boxing Association Flyweight Champion
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Kelly Parris

Director of the Children’s Board of Hillsborough County