Itasca, Illinois (NED)– Gift of Hope Organ and Tissue Donor Network united the Hispanic community in Chicago by hosting its third annual A Summer Filled with Hope fashion show, in support of higher education for Latino students. The event was held on Saturday, July 11 in order to raise funds in benefit of Scholarships for Hope. The initiative was founded by Gift of Hope in 2013; which is aimed at providing financial support to students seeking a better future.
Evelyn Amador, Eva by Evelyn Swimwear Founder and Yenia Herrera, Founder of Chicago Latino TV collaborated with Gift of Hope once again this year, to produce the much anticipated fashion show. The event counted with the support and generosity of the business, arts, and restaurant industries in Chicago.
“Year after year we are truly amazed at the number of people and organizations that want to join us on our mission to help secure a better future for our community,” said Raiza Mendoza, Manager of Hispanic Affairs for Gift of Hope. “We are proud to see the impact which Scholarships for Hope continues to have on our youth, and that motivates us to continue with our efforts.” Continue reading