• Country: Croatia

  • Club: Rotaract Club Zagreb Kaptol

  • District: 1913

  • Number of people involved: 100

  • Total hours volunteered: 100

  • Number of €€€ involved: 3000

  • Quantifiable Results:

    Funds raised by donations at the show will be donated to the association „Nova budućnost“ that takes care of children without adequate parental care.

On May 10th Rotaract club Zagreb Kaptol organized second humanitarian fashion show called „Fashion&Compassion“. The show was held in the Museum of Arts and Crafts in Zagreb under the patronage of the President of the Republic of Croatia. The event was conducted in cooperation with the University of Zagreb Faculty of Textile Technology and gathered more than 200 guests at the site. The dean of the faculty, Mrs. Sandra Bischof, helped with professional advice and assisted in the selection of fashion designers and in organizing the event.

Funds raised by donations at the show will be donated to the association „Nova budućnost“ that takes care of children without adequate parental care. Part of the donation will be spent for further education of one protégé from this association, while the rest of donation will be spent to improve the living conditions of other residents. „Nova budućnost“ is active on the territory of the Republic of Croatia in six houses in which two educators and one SOS mother are teamed up with ten hard-working children, helping them and opening up new opportunities and a prospective future for them.

The fashion show and the attractive location featured fashion designers and brands such as: Croatica by Matea Jukić, Chaims by Lora Holjevac and Andrea Kurtić, MO Design by Morana Krklec, Loré by Loreta Gudelj and fashion designer Marija Kulušić. Hairstyles and make-up were done by students of Craftschool for Personal Services Zagreb and makeup artist Iva Čuljak.