Fashion Students Sell Handmade Apparel and Accessories to Benefit ChemoClothes

Student-made hats, scarves, dream catchers and other items will be sold to benefit families affected by cancer on Nov. 28.

Fashion merchandising and management students will be selling homemade items on campus to support ChemoClothes, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing financial support to families affected by cancer on Wednesday, Nov. 28.

The sale will take place in the Downs Auditorium from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.  All items will be sold for under $20 and are hand-made by students in the Survey of Global Products class as part of a semester-long project to design fashion-forward accessories to benefit those affected by cancer.  Items for sale include fashion scarves, headbands, dream catchers and more.

ChemoClothes was founded by Jared Levy in honor of his mother, who lost her battle with cancer in 2008. Since then, ChemoClothes has raised funds for educational and therapeutic programs through the sale of homemade items. “Our vision is to give every person—whether it be a patient going through chemotherapy, a cancer survivor, a family member or a friend—the opportunity to fight cancer,” Levy said on ChemoClothes.org.

On Tuesday, Nov. 27, a vending table will be set up in Kanbar at the top of the steps from 12 to 3 p.m. where students, faculty and staff will get a preview of the merchandise being sold as well as a sneak-peek at the many prizes that will be raffled off at the sale. All proceeds from the sale and any remaining items will be donated to ChemoClothes.

For more information about ChemoClothes, visit www.ChemoClothes.org.

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