Shred Of Hope, the celebrity t-shirt fundraiser for the Ali Forney Center.
This Thursday June 20th, Nasty Pig presents a kickoff party for Shred of Hope, an auction of one-of-a-kind celebrity-designed Shredder t-shirts benefitting the Ali Forney Center (AFC). AFC is the nation's largest and most comprehensive shelter and advocacy organization for LGBTQ homeless and runaway youth.Enter to win by commenting on this post. Only enter once and please remember to leave an email address you check frequently. As the launch party is this Thursday, entries close at noon tomorrow and the winner will be notified shortly afterwards. If you won't be in NYC on Thursday night, your winning entry is transferable. The online t-shirt auction begins on Thursday also.
Thursday's event will be held at the stunning Adel Rootstein gallery space in Chelsea and hosted by renowned photographer and Shred of Hope designer Mike Ruiz. Guests will enjoy cocktails by Chopin Vodka, beats by DJ Chad Jack, and hot boys by Nasty Pig, as well as the opportunity to win special one-of-a-kind Shred of Hope items and experiences. Attendees will include Shred of Hope designers such as Babydaddy of the Scissor Sisters, Fred Schneider of the B-52s, and Joe.My.God himself.
The event is by invitation only, but the organizers have given JMG two tickets to give away to a lucky contestant; additional details about attending the party will be given to the winner.
PHOTO: Chris Bilal, seen with AFC founder Carl Siciliano, is a former client of the Ali Forney Center, and now works as an advocate for LGBTQ people of color at Streetwise and Safe.