Fashion for Action

Fashion for Action

Fashion for Action is our annual fashion fundraising event!

Every Fall Housing Works hosts its annual Fashion for Action benefit event. It’s the ultimate shopping experience, presenting the perfect blend of fun, fashion, and vital fundraising. Event guests have the opportunity to shop donated apparel and accessories from hundreds of brands at unbeatable prices while sipping champagne and mingling with New York’s most stylish individuals.

This year's Fashion for Action will take place from November 14th-16th, 2019. The Opening Reception is on November 14th from 5:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. and Public Sale is on November 15th and 16th from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. The event will be held at our Chelsea Thrift Shop location. For more event info and to buy your tickets click here


Patricia Clarkson 

Bevy Smith


Mickey Boardman

Patricia Field

Bethann Hardison


Phillip Picardi

Billy Porter

Cameron Silver

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Recap - Fashion for Action 2018

On Thursday, November 8, 2018 Housing Works’ hosted its 15th annual Fashion for Action benefit at the flagship shop in Chelsea! 2018's event was the freshest rendition of Fashion for Action to date—with closets curated by New York’s most stylish and influential individuals, hundreds of brand donations and an evening of feel-good fundraising. And, as usual everything was marked up to 80% off retail!

Take a Look at F4A 2018

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Sponsorship & Tickets 

Shelley O'Connor, Director, Events & Strategic Partnerships 

Media Inquires & Special Participation 

Elizabeth Koke, Creative Director 


Allison Elliott, Donations Development Coordinator 

Our Mission

Housing Works is a healing community of people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. Our mission is to end the dual crises of homelessness and AIDS through relentless advocacy, the provision of lifesaving services, and entrepreneurial businesses that sustain our efforts.

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