Black Girls RUN! Hosts Fashion Show Fundraiser for Girls on the Run Nashville

June 18, 2010


On April 22, Black Girls RUN! co-sponsored a fashion show and silent auction benefiting Girls on the Run! Nashville. The event was held in conjunction with Six Fifteen Magazine at Durego in Franklin, TN.

[caption id="attachment_506" align="alignleft" width="199" caption="Photo by: Steven Knapp, knapptime creative"][/caption] "There's two things that we love. Running and fashion," said Ashley Hicks, co-founder of Black Girls RUN! "Co-hosting this fashion show was the perfect way to support one of our favorite non-profit organizations, Girls on the Run Nashville." Attendees brought in more than $1500 with silent auction items donated by personal trainer Stephen Taylor, Barefoot Wine  and others. "Girls on the Run is a fantastic organization that helps young girls learn about health, fitness, self-esteem and teamwork," said Toni Marshall, co-founder of Black Girls Run. "The funds donated will help provide girls with scholarships, running equipment and learning materials." The event is one of many planned to support Girls on the Run. For more information about Girls on the Run, visit For additional pictures from the event, visit the Black Girls RUN! gallery. [caption id="attachment_508" align="alignleft" width="210" caption="Photo by: Steven Knapp, knapptime creative"][/caption]

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