Friday, February 5, 2010

Local eco-friendly fashion outfitter chosen for the "Go Green Fashion Show" in Miami for Super Bowl festivities this weekend

Posted By on Fri, Feb 5, 2010 at 10:31 AM

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, Clearwater resident, CL Green contributor and owner of 'It's Our Nature: Healthy Wear for People Who Care' (ION) has been chosen to to participate in the "Go Green Fashion Show" this weekend presented by the National MOM Squad Organization.

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The National MOM Squad, is a "non-profit organization comprised of celebrity sports and entertainment mothers who work to create and promote an environment that ensures successful community development, especially for underprivileged youths and young
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adults." Every year, the organization hosts a fashion show and charity auction to benefit a specially chosen charity. All proceeds from this year's event will go to the Charlee Homes for Children (Children Have All Rights: Legal, Educational and Emotional), a non-profit agency that provides care for children in Miami-Dade County who have been placed in foster care due to abuse, abandonment and neglect.

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This year's fashion show sports a green theme, featuring natural, organic clothing modeled by the MOMs themselves and even some NFL players. ION came highly recommended to the organization, being chosen over a number of  other eco-fashion companies in Florida to participate in this star-studded charity event. "They asked me if I would provide Green Fashion apparel and as a result I was able to also educate them on my philosophy on eco-friendly dyes and fair labor - 'Healthy-Wear for People Who Care'," said Linda.

The MOM Squad's schedule of events includes the "Go Green Experience" tree planting at Oak Grove Park on Saturday afternoon and the fashion show and charity auction which will be in conjunction with the Professional Sports Wives Association and Pro Athletes Council's charity gala event on Saturday night at the Hyatt Regency Miami.

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