Fashion & Charity | Joe Malaika Boston Medical Center Cancer Fundraiser Nets USD $350,000 dollars In Donations

Posted July 13, 2016 by Ugandan Diaspora News Team in Fashion ~ 4,766 views


Ugandan born Boston best designer Joe Malaika shines at 5th annual Catwalk For the Boston Medical Center Cancer awareness gala. As a fashion designer Joe made three cancer survivors dresses helping them celebrate their victory over cancer at an event held at Thursday, June 23, 2016 at the State Room in Boston, Massachusetts.

Berline  was 5 weeks pregnant when found out she had breast cancer. Managing treatment in addition to her pregnancy didn’t bring her down. Berline delivered her baby boy, slightly premature. Berlin is wearing all sleek foil chain purple dress.

Rosalba was born in Colombia, she has survived both pancreatic cancer and lymphoma, attended BMC Spanish cancer support, very close to her Daughter Astrid, She loves printed outfits hence the reason Joe Made floral dress for her.

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Linda is a survivor of multiple melanoma who’s come a long way since her diagnosis. Unfortunately no cure for her type of cancer. She’s a mom with 3 grand kids. Linda is wearing sleek foil purple and white long-sleeved dress. featured special guest Joe Andruzzi, former player for the New England Patriots and cancer survivor.

A special thank-you to the many partners and sponsors, especially Lord & Taylor, Liberty Mutual, Channel 7 and the others that came out in support — the evening raised USD $350,000 dollars for BMC’s cancer support services.

Event Emcee — Jadiann Thompson – 7NEWS Anchor – WHDH-TV Channel 7

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