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Little Black Dress Gala, Spring 2017
Fri, 26 May 2017, 7:30 PM – 11:30 PM PDT
The Little Black Dress Gala is an elegant intersection of philanthropy, the arts, education, fashion, and support for the underprivileged youth that have the potential to shape our beautiful city. Wear your little black dress (or suit!) for the cause and join us for a glamorous evening of jazz, ballet, opera and giving back at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver on May 26, 2017. The Gala showcases established artists, designers and musicians, while providing young and budding local talent the opportunity to show their work. The Gala is further marked by its multicultural inclusivity and sincere celebration of the diverse beauty of the Metro Vancouver community.
Youth and women are the primary focus of the Little Black Dress Gala, with proceeds going to support Help Change My City Alliance (HCMC Alliance). HCMC Alliance provides mentorship programs to youth in schools, teaching them how to care for one another within their school context and gives direction to troubled and underprivileged youth in the Vancouver community helping them find employment. HCMC Alliance also gives post-secondary bursaries to youth who have overcome challenging circumstances and want to go on to higher education. The Gala also gifts tickets and little black dresses to several women in need from local shelters and/or women’s centres, to encourage them, to show them that they are deeply appreciated and supported by the community in Metro Vancouver.
Just as no closet is complete without a little black dress or a suit, we believe no community is complete without an opportunity to give back. The Little Black Dress Gala has grown beyond our wildest imaginings, and we would like to express our deepest gratitude for the growing support of this event.