Feb 22, 2018

Housing Works to Celebrate International Women’s Day with Media Mavens Event

Housing Works to Celebrate International Women’s Day with Media Mavens Event

For Immediate Release

Housing Works to Celebrate International Women’s Day with Media Mavens Event   

New York, New York - In honor of International Women’s Day, New York City based non-profit Housing Works, has organized a sale comprised of donations from powerful women in media. The event, taking place at Housing Works’ Gramercy Thrift Shop from 6pm to 8pm on Thursday, March 8th, is inspired by a donation Tamron Hall made to Housing Works of her Today Show wardrobe.

Additional donors include Connie Chung, Amy Astley (Architectural Digest), Mary Calvi (CBS 2), Narmeen Choudhury (Pix 11), Sharon Crowley (Fox 5), Kristine Johnson (CBS 2), Jennifer Lahmers (Fox 5), Vanessa Murdock (CBS 2), Mary Murphy (Pix 11) and Audrey Puente (Fox 5).

Shoppers will be able to browse an assortment of clothing including a Givenchy dress, Calvin Klein Collection suits, Manolo Blahnik heels, a Helmut Lang coat, Alaia sandals, and an Isabel Marant dress.

All proceeds from the event will directly benefit Housing Works’ lifesaving services and advocacy efforts, including work that serves low-income cisgender and transgender women who are HIV positive, unstably housed, recently-incarcerated, recovering from drug addiction, or struggling with mental illness.

Drinks and sweet treats will be available compliments of the City Winery and Erin McKenna’s Bakery.

What: Media Mavens - Housing Works’ International Women’s Day Event

When: Thursday, March 8, 2018 from 6pm - 8pm

Where: Housing Works’ Gramercy Thrift Shop

157 E 23rd St, New York, NY 10010

About Housing Works:

For over 25 years, Housing Works has fueled the fight to end HIV and Homelessness through fashion. Our 12 thrift shops and signature events directly benefit our trailblazing work in grassroots activism, healthcare, and housing. Housing Works led the way during the height of the AIDS crisis in New York City, and continues to lead resistance efforts across the country in this current political climate.

For more information, please contact Ashley Lake at a.lake@housingworks.org or 718-408-6579. For more information about Housing Works visit housingworks.org. Join Housing Works on Facebook. Follow Housing Works on Twitter and Instagram.

Contacts

Katherine Oakes
718.408.6574 x6574
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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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