Pediatric cancer patients sail down the runway in 2016 Fashion Funds the Cure
Giuliana Rancic to host 13th annual Pediatric Cancer Foundation’s Fashion Funds the Cure sponsored by Mercedes-Benz
Pediatric cancer patients and survivors will make their debuts on the runway in the 13th annual Pediatric Cancer Foundation’s (PCF) Fashion Funds the Cure on Saturday, April 30, sponsored by Mercedes-Benz.
In honor of PCF’s 25th year anniversary, the event has been revamped featuring a new date, venue, celebrity host and a nautical theme. Models will be cruising down the runway in the latest fashion trends exclusively provided by Dillard’s, and for the first time they will be escorted by professionals who represent their dreams for the future.
PCF is honored to introduce Giuliana Rancic as the celebrity host. As an accomplished entertainment journalist, fashion expert and television personality, Rancic will add an unparalleled sense of fashion and fun to this special event.
Event: Fashion Funds the Cure benefiting the Pediatric Cancer Foundation
Date: Saturday, April 30, 2016
Location: Tampa Port Authority, Terminal #2
Time: 6:00 p.m. – VIP Reception with Giuliana Rancic
6:30 p.m. – Doors open
7:30 p.m. – Runway show begins
Tickets: $150 at fastercure.org, 813-269-0955. Sponsorship, please contact Kourtney at email@example.com
Media: Media is welcome. Interviews can be arranged prior to the show but will not be conducted during the runway show. Contact Molly to be added to the media list.
In addition to the inspiring fashion show, guests will enjoy hors d’oeuvres from top area restaurants. Participating restaurants include Ava, 717 South, Besito Mexican, Bonefish, Brew Bus, Carmel Kitchen and Wine Bar, Cakes by Nikki, Cena, Chic Sweets, Commune + Co., Del Frisco’s, Irish 31, Malio’s Prime, Rooster and the Till, Salt Block Catering and Toffee to Go.
Leading up to the fashion show, The Day of Pampering for the models will take place at The Florida Aquarium on April 3. The day will include a fitting at Dillard’s, penguin sightings, feedings and a tour of the SS American Victory Ship. Media is welcome (contact Molly to be added to the media list).
Major event sponsors include Mercedes Benz, Moffitt Cancer Center, Bright House Networks, The Brink Foundation and the Fishman Family Foundation.
About the Pediatric Cancer Foundation:
With its national headquarters in Tampa, the Pediatric Cancer Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to funding research to eliminate childhood cancer through the Sunshine Project, the Foundation’s collaborative research initiative. By partnering with doctors and researchers from the country’s top institutions, the Sunshine Project is fast-tracking the development of new drugs and therapies that will ultimately lead to the cure of childhood cancers. For more information, go to www.fastercure.org.