Thursday, September 1, 2016

Rock Your Rack 2016

October 1 - October 16, 2016

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Breast cancer is one of the leading health crises for women. 
1 in 8 women, and an every increasing percentage of men 
will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. 
There is currently no known cure for breast cancer, 
and its early diagnosis is critical to survival.

Models Giving Back is pleased to present Rock Your Rack, 
an annual fundraising event combining the best of SL Music, Art and Fashion 
to support the work of breast cancer charities and raise awareness 
for early detection which is critical to a positive outcome for this devastating disease.

This year's event will support the National Breast Cancer Foundation 
which provides free mammograms, education, 
support and early detection services to anyone in need. 

The 2016 event involved 63 designers including Gold Sponsors: 
AlaFolie, Athena Couture, Dulce Secrets, Emerald Couture, Empyrean Forge, 
LaVian & Co, Phedora, Prism and Kultivate Magazine. 
In addition, this year's event will feature 2D and 3D artists 
for the first time with an Art show sponsored by Kultivate Magazine.  
Add to that the 4 Tribute concerts, 12 DJ Dance Parties, 
7 Live Music Artist Shows, 9 Fashion Shows, the 10L Hunt, Silent Auctions, 
Art Auction and you have one must-visit event.

Designers will be providing exclusive creations with 100% of the sales 
of those items going to the National Breast Cancer Foundation 
along with a fine selection of the newest and 
most popular designs donating a percentage as well. 

For a complete listing of events and more details on this year's event, 
please visit the website: 

This year's event officially opens to the public 
on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 12:00 am SLT 
and will close at 11:59 pm SLT on Sunday, October 16, 2016.

Together we can make a difference!

Those who are unable to attend but wish to support the cause, 
may visit the Model's Giving Back official donation page at 
where donations can be made directly using a variety of means. 

About Models Giving Back

Models Giving Back is an agency of professional, 
certified Second Life models who give 
of their time and talents to raise funds 
for legitimate and verified SL and RL charities.  

Models Giving Back was founded in October of 2012 
by Jamee Sandalwood after a previous agency dedicated to charity work 
was forced to close due to the owner leaving Second Life.  
Jamee felt the work that was being done needed to be continued 
and set out to lead the models that were already a part of the former agency 
into new and bigger endeavors at the newly created Models Giving Back. 

To date the agency has partnered with dozens of designers 
and provided models for runway, print and other functions 
that support charities around SL.

Rock Your Rack is the creation of Jamee Sandalwood 
and is owned exclusively by Models Giving Back in Second Life.

Models Giving Back CEO:  Jamee Sandalwood
Models Giving Back Logo:  

Models Giving Back Facebook Page:

Models Giving Back Flickr:

About the National Breast Cancer Foundation

The National Breast Cancer Foundation was founded in 1991 
by breast cancer survivor, Janelle Hail.  
She was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1980 at the age of 34.  
At the time of her diagnosis, there was little information about the disease, 
and she was forced to make a decision about her health with few options.  
After her treatment, Janelle made a commitment 
to help women around the world by educating them 
about breast cancer and the importance of early detection.  
NBCF’s mission is to save lives through early detection 
and to provide mammograms for those in need.  
This mission includes increasing awareness through education, 
providing diagnostic breast care services for those in need, 
and providing nurturing support services.

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