American Red Cross Puts Fashion Forward at Surviving in Style

Columbia Sportswear featured at Surviving in Style Fundraiser
This year, we’re focusing on style and decking out several mannequins in attire from local and national retailers such as Brooks Brothers, Columbia Sportswear, Adidas and more.

Take a seat on the fashion runway for the American Red Cross Oregon Trail Chapter’s second annual Surviving in Style event, presented by Fred Meyer! You will see and be seen sipping specialty cocktails, enjoying haute cuisine and bidding on swanky trips, entertainment and one-of-a-kind auction packages. This year, we’re focusing on style and decking out several mannequins in attire from local and national retailers such as Brooks Brothers, Columbia Sportswear, Adidas and more. Event attendees can bid on the apparel ensembles during a silent auction during the evening’s activities.

WHAT: Surviving in Style is a fun and fashionable fundraiser for the American Red Cross Oregon Trail Chapter.

WHEN: 5:30 to 9 p.m., Thursday, March 20

WHERE: Castaway, 1900 NW 18th Avenue, Portland

DETAILS: This unique fundraiser is now in its second year. Ten robust auction packages will be available and include a sunset flight over Mt. Hood, a wine country weekend, and seven nights in Park City, Utah, among other in-vogue travel experiences. Live music, great food and drink, a silent-auction fashion show and boutique bags filled with gifts offer additional opportunities to meet, greet and give to the American Red Cross. Event tickets are $150 per person.

For those who cannot attend Surviving in Style, organizers are offering the chance to win one of the auction packages through a “golden ticket” raffle at and in advance of the event. The winning ticket holder gets to choose from any of the auction items, prior to the live event. Only 100 tickets will be sold at $100 each.

Surviving in Style is presented by Fred Meyer. Top corporate supporters include: The Standard, Pacific Power, Flir Systems and Portland General Electric.

For additional information, or to purchase a raffle or event ticket, visit www.redcross.org/survivinginstyle or call Kisa Walsh at 503-528-5659.

About the American Red Cross:

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or join our blog at http://blog.redcross.org.