"2012 Fabulous Faux Fur Fundraiser Major Success for Goodwill Partner, CARA!"

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The evening of February 23rd marked the 4th annual Fabulous Faux Fur Fundraiser in support of the Community Ambassadors Resource Alliance (CARA), a long-time Goodwill partner organization. CARA’s mission is to raise awareness and funds to enrich the lives of people with disabilities. Held at Donna Salyers Fabulous Furs in Covington, Kentucky, this year’s celebration welcomed more than 40 guests who enjoyed the evening of shopping, conversation and fun which are the signature aspects of the 4th annual event.

Ohio Valley Goodwill has been a sponsor of the Fabulous Faux Fur Fundraiser since its beginnings and currently serves in a leadership role on the CARA Executive committee. Affiliated with Hamilton County Developmental Disabilities Services (HCDDS), the non-profit organization provides scholarships for individuals with disabilities for life-enriching opportunities that would they would otherwise not be able to access. In its eight year history, CARA has provided dozens of scholarships to individuals served by Hamilton County DD Services and its partner agencies.

“CARA is absolutely thrilled with the enthusiasm and support of our Faux Fur friends for the 2012 fundraising event,” said Sharon Hannon, Goodwill Marketing Specialist and current CARA President. The organization has also been selected as the beneficiary for an upcoming “Ladies Night Out” event in Hyde Park Square coming up on March 15th sponsored by Ms. Cincinnati magazine and several Hyde Park businesses. For more information about CARA and its mission, please visit the website at www.caragroup.org.

Ohio Valley Goodwill is proud to be an on-going sponsor of the Community Ambassadors Resource Alliance and its mission of enriching the lives of people with disabilities.

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