Friday, March 27, 2015

Fundraiser for the Seasons Centre for Grieving Children

March's Giveback from Dance Media Dance Media

"Glam It Up Barrie" on Facebook

"Acts of Kindness"

This past weekend Dance Media had the opportunity to get involved with a fundraising event in Barrie Ontario held at the Army Air force, Navy & Marines Club called "Glam It Up Barrie" created and lead by Shakir Barmare to support the Season's Centre for Grieving Children. Shakir, the main organizer of the event which is driven by volunteers, brings together hair and makeup artists along with professional photographers to create a one day "Glam" session for all the attendees whom purchased a ticket to raise funds and awareness of the Centre. In return, the volunteers have an opportunity to not only show off their skill to their clients but to network with other artists and build their brand identity as well. Typically a photographer requires a hair and makeup artists for their customer... 

What is "Glam It Up Barrie" you may ask?

Glam It Up Barrie now in its second year is a community driven fundraising event all to support the Seasons Centre for Grieving Children, a non profit organization located in Barrie which relies on events just like this one. Tickets are purchased on-line as well as at the door with proceeds going to the Centre. 

It was a long but very humbled day for us as we were out the door at 8am and would spend the next 8 hours capturing perfectly prepared individuals not returning until 8:30pm.

Below is some info about the Centre and the amazing work they continue to do for the kids and there families since 1995. 

Since 1995, Seasons Centre for Grieving Children has been providing peer to peer support for children between the ages of 4 and 24 years who are grieving the death or life threatening illness of an immediate family member. The Centre is founded on the belief that every child deserves the opportunity to grieve in a supportive and understanding environment,
There are no fees for our services. Children are able to attend programs regardless of their family’s financial situation. Seasons Centre for Grieving Children receives no government funding and relies on the generous support of our community 

Thank you to all the individuals involved for making this day so special to be a part of and to the Seasons Centre, thank you for being there for our community. Be sure to get involved next year and attend this event and show your support and we'll capture you in the spotlight and "Glam On".

Thank you
Stephen Plumley
Dance Media Ltd Image Library from our day Click to view our Photo library from the event

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