October 21, 2011
Pink Rocks the Runway is an annual breast cancer awareness fashion event that combines couture fashion and live rock music. Their mission is to raise breast cancer awareness in men and women under the age of 40.
According to their website, women in Washington, DC are being diagnosed with breast cancer at twice the national rate and, women in Washington, DC die from breast cancer at a rate of 65 percent above the national average – one of the highest death rates in the country.
Pink Rocks the Runway is a project hosted by Pink Jams! This year’s headliner is Christian Siriano. Sponsors Include:
Bubbles Salon and Cibu
105.9 The Edge and Mix 107.3
Dining in DC
Send the Trend
Savoir Faire Media
6:00pm –Invitation only reception
7:00pm –VIP and General Receptions begin
8:00pm – Runway show begins
Stay tuned for more details on the official after party!
About Pink Rock The Runway:
Pink Rocks the Runway, a project of Pink Jams!, is a one-of-a-kind fundraising event combining couture fashion and live rock music to promote Pink Jams’ mission – increasing breast cancer awareness for men and women under the age of 40.
The Washington, DC area has the highest mortality rate among breast cancer patients. Early detection is the key to survival. Ultimately, Pink Jams’ commitment to the fight against breast cancer is really about trying to save lives – asking individual people and artists to use their time and talent to promote an important cause and to make a difference. Pink Rocks the Runway celebrates the strength and courage of women and men who have fought and continue to battle breast cancer.
International Trade Center – Atrium
1300 Pennsylvania Ave, NW