Naomi Campbell to Be Honored With Angel Award at Fashion 4 Development’s First Ladies Luncheon

Naomi Campbell has brushed off her share of name calling over the years, but on Sept. 19 she will be honored with the first Fashion 4 Development Angel Award at the group’s annual First Ladies luncheon.
Recognizable as she is as a supermodel, Campbell has been more low-key about being a philanthropist. Campbell will be saluted at The Pierre for her charitable efforts for Fashion for Relief, an initiative she started in 2005 following Hurricane Katrina, which decimated New Orleans. With a few days notice, she orchestrated a benefit fashion show, corralling models and runway looks from designer friends to help hurricane victims. In the years since, Fashion for Relief has held shows in New York, London, Cannes, Moscow, Mumbai and Dar es Salaam to raise millions of dollars for various environmental and humanitarian causes worldwide. Campbell stepped into charity work with Nelson Mandela in 1993. Via Instagram, she is making an appeal for Save the Children’s Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund.
F4D founder Evie Evangelou said, “Naomi is a force of nature and a truly remarkable woman who has turned her authority in the fashion industry into a powerful tool to drive positive social change. Her mission is to make the world

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Source: Women’s Wear Daily
Naomi Campbell to Be Honored With Angel Award at Fashion 4 Development’s First Ladies Luncheon

Naomi Campbell to Be Honored With Angel Award at Fashion 4 Development’s First Ladies Luncheon

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