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Fashion and Philanthropy Join Forces During “Girls’ Night Out” Event

Wellspring Women’s Center announced today they are launching a new fundraiser to raise money to support the organization and its mission to provide community services to women and children.

Wellspring’s first annual Girls’ Night Out event will be held on June 16, 2011 at Plaza Five Fifty Five at 555 Capitol Mall in Downtown Sacramento from 5:30pm to 8pm. Event attendees will catch the latest in hot summer fashions with a fashion show courtesy of local Sacramento area boutiques like Serendipity Boutique, Sequels Consignment Boutique, and Runway Boutique.

“We are very excited to introduce a new fundraising event to benefit Wellspring Women’s Center,” said Sister Judy Illig, Executive Director, Wellspring Women’s Center. “We believe we are Sacramento’s best kept secret in the nonprofit community, and with this new event our mission is to educate the community at large about the critical community services we offer to women and their children, as well as raise funds for our important cause.”

The event is also being supported by local businesses that will feature exclusive shopping opportunities in health, beauty and wellness. Attendees will find unique buys from The Pink House, Time to Be Fit, Cookie Lee Jewelry, Nerdy Dog, Lisa Silva Jewelry, Mellow-Me-Out, To Jewels With Love, Maribou Boutique and Salon, Bags U Love and more! Each item sold will help benefit Wellspring.

“AT&T is proud to be a sponsor of Wellspring Women’s Center Inaugural Girls’ Night Out event,” said Tim Ray, Executive Director, AT&T External Affairs. “AT&T has been a long and proud supporter of nonprofit organizations, such as Wellspring, who work tirelessly in our local Sacramento community to provide much needed community services to those in need. With the help of supporters and event attendees, we’re excited to further assist the organization as it transforms women and their children to flourishing members of society.”

Tickets cost $40 and can be purchased online at  www.wellspringwomen.org or by calling 916-454-9688 x 205. In addition to the fashion show and shopping, the ticket price also includes access to wonderful raffle items, tasty appetizers from House Kitchen & Bar and much more.

For 25 years, Wellspring has been a beacon of light in a neighborhood known more for its troubles than its triumphs. Programs include a warm and nutritious breakfast meal served five days a week from 7:30 through 11:30 a.m. During 2010, over 45,000 meals were prepared and served largely by a volunteers who travels from neighboring suburbs as far as Roseville, Rancho Murieta, and Folsom, drawn by the unique program which treats people as ‘guests’ instead of ‘client numbers’.

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About Wellspring Women’s Center
Founded in 1987, Wellspring Women’s Center is a community agency that helps women and their children get from simply surviving to thriving. Services include free counseling and case management, yoga classes in English and Spanish, parenting classes, domestic violence workshops and much more. Follow Wellspring Women’s Center on Facebook for more details.

Dora Lorenzo is a member of Wellspring Women’s Center Board of Directors and the Event Committee Chair.

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