Two-time NBA Champion, Juwan Howard and his wife Jenine Howard, founders of The Juice Foundation, presented their 5th Annual Fashion For A Cause: A Kid’s Fashion Show, along with Macy’s Petite Parade Kids Fashion Week. The fashion show featured the University of Miami Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center’s young oncology patients strutting their stuff on the runway along with Miami Heat players. This really tugged at everyone’s heartstrings as big, tough athletes showed their softer side, escorting these brave children. But this was all about fun! Celebrity stylist Elysze Held, secured Macy’s Aventura as the clothing sponsor, did the fittings and styled all 31 kids for the fashion show — choosing everything from clothing to accessories for each one. With Held’s many years of experience in the fashion industry, she was able to set up the backstage area just like it would be done at New York Fashion Week. Very exciting for the kids!
According to Jenine Howard, “through this event, supporters will have fun but mainly understand the importance of a healthy lifestyle, because being nutritious and active can improve cancer survival as well as be a preventative for so many other diseases.” There were healthy food booths and games for the kids as well as a silent auction of limited edition and must-have items and experiences. Proceeds from the event go to the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and The Juice Foundation.
About the Juice Foundation: It pinpoints a healthy lifestyle as the essential key to improving cancer survival. It also raises awareness and funds for individuals who seek alternative healing for cancer. It aids individuals who would like to compliment traditional treatment with alternative treatment, as well as those who would like to seek alternative treatment solely. For more information www.juicefoundation.org