13th Annual Hugs & Kisses Children’s Fashion ShowPublished on: May 5th, 2012 by SoFlaNights.com
Miami Children’s Hospital Foundation hosted on Sunday, May 6 at The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach the 13th Annual Hugs & Kisses Fashion Show: How Sweet it is, featuring children from infants to age 18 modeling fashions from Peace Love World. Attendees enjoyed a gourmet lunch, silent auction, marketplace, entertainment from Hip Hop Kidz and a children’s fashion show highlighting both grateful parents and local children – and of course, a variety of sweet surprises. Jeanine Mason, winner of the 5th season of So You Think You Can Dance, served as Fashion Show Mistress of Ceremonies. Event featured some of Miami Children’s Hospital’s Bald, Brave, Beautiful™ pediatric cancer patients as part of efforts to support and enhance their self-esteem and self-image by eliminating the stigma and bullying that coincide with baldness, while raising funds and awareness for Miami Children’s Hospital. The event also showcased the 5th Annual I Make a Difference Awards, honoring outstanding student philanthropists who have made a significant positive impact in the lives of others, and the 2nd Annual Thank You for Making a Difference Award which recognizes a community activist who sets a positive example for children. This year’s honoree is Sandra Muvdi, founder of the Jessica June Children’s Cancer Foundation. CBS 4 Anchor Shannon Hori returned as Awards Mistress of Ceremonies.