FASHION FOR JOS initially scheduled for May 1st, 2010 has now been moved to May 22nd, 2010. The fundraising event organized by concerned Nigerians, led by Estella Ogbonna, CEO of Estella Couture Fashions will be held at “The Palace,” 1015 Brightseat Road, Landover, Maryland on May 22nd, 2010 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. and is an event one poised to turn a listening ear to the cry of innocent victims of violence in Jos, Nigeria.
Fashion for Jos will accomplish the following objectives:
- Raise funds for the Jos victims, especially women and children.
- Create more awareness about the genocide in Jos and Nigeria as a whole as a means vehicle to invoke an action towards change.
- Garner support from Nigerians in Diaspora and International Humanitarian Groups on how such incidents can be avoided.
- Funds raised will be given to Nylah/ La Serene Give Back Group, Justice Development and Peace / Caritas (JDPC) Jos and the Nigerian Red Cross Society to support victims. The event marks the coming together of Nigerians in efforts to create a change in the lives of the men, women and children in Jos who are still crying in the aftermath of devastation.
Citizens are encouraged to visit the website at http://www.fashionforthenations.org. and participate by donating their talents, skills, time and resources to make “Fashion For Jos” a great event. For more information to see how you support financially or with your time contact:
Jem Publicity Inc.
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