Non-profit aiming to help young Rockford girls will host a fashi - – Rockford’s News Leader

Non-profit aiming to help young Rockford girls will host a fashion show Saturday

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 KFACT (Keeping Families and Communities Together) is a non-profit youth development and mentoring organization geared to alleviate gaps among young ladies attending Rockford Public Schools.

KFACT offers students opportunities such as school based prevention programs, intervention services, youth advocacy, college and career mentorship, transitional assistance upon completion of high school to post-secondary education.

The organization is having a Thrifty Teen Fashion Show Saturday, May 2 at 2:30 p.m. at Prosser's Chop House, 11189 Forest Hills Road in Machesney Park.

KFACT Founder and Executive Director Shamika Williams says the goal of the event is to teach young ladies of all ages that it doesn't take a lot of money to look presentable when going to class and/or going to college or job interviews. She says knowing how to be resourceful and confident will help these young ladies succeed.

Proceeds from this event will benefit the graduating high school seniors currently enrolled in the Lady All Stars mentoring program.

Tickets are $50 and are available for purchase at local Blackhawk Banks:
-3101 11th St., Rockford
-2475 Perryville Rd., Rockford
-9609 Forest Hills Rd., Machesney Park

Tickets can also be purchased through Shamika Williams at (815) 519-1072.



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