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New Canaan's Young Women's League Sines At Fashion Show Fundraiser

Model Rebecca Feinberg on the runway. Photo Credit: Contributed
Kristen Thomas and Karolina Zmarlak. Photo Credit: Contributed
Nancy Roeder, Georgie George & Kristen Wildman. Photo Credit: Contributed
Oxygen Fitness Team. Photo Credit: Contributed

NEW CANAAN, Conn. -- The Young Women's League of New Canaan hosted its annual fashion show and spring fundraiser, "Couture for a Cause" on April 24.

The event was held at the Loading Dock in Stamford, and raised, over $40,000.

The event, now in its fourth year, featured 60 looks, 16 volunteer models and a collection of local retail and commercial sponsors including New Country Porsche of Greenwich, Kristin Thomas – Love Your Look, Moffly Media, Oxygen Fitness, Caren Forbes, Girlela, L’Armoire, Soleil Toile, Togs, Walin & Wolff and Family Britches.

“We are so grateful for our generous event sponsors and selfless volunteers,”  YWL president Amy Fields said in a statement. “The interest and involvement by these groups helped to grow this event from what began as entertainment at a general member meeting to one of the YWL’s biggest fundraisers.”

The Young Women's League of New Canaan is a group of women who are committed to enriching the lower Fairfield County community through volunteer service and fundraising efforts. Since inception, the YWL has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars, which have been given in the form of charitable grants distributed to over 150 local and regional organizations.

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