“Fashion For A Cause” will educate and inform the community about the Connections for Life re-entry support services. Women from the Connections for Life program and other Baton Rouge volunteers will also be modeling clothes and accessories from the organization’s thrift store. Door prizes will be given throughout the night and event attendees will bid on silent auction items donated by local businesses and boutiques.
Connections for Life, Inc. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that provides a twelve-step re-entry and transitional housing program for women coming from prison, treatment facilities, battered women’s shelters and other referral agencies. Founded in February 2000, the program empowers women to become strong, independent members of their community. For more information, please visit the Connections for Life website at www.connectionsforlife.net.
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Connections for Life
“Connections for Life” is a nonprofit, one-year re-entry program for women who are returning to the community, primarily from prison. The program provides each woman housing, clothing, food, job placement assistance, transportation, financial literacy, assistance with family reunification and access to medical and mental health care. The goal of Connections for Life is to assist women in going from dependence to independence. Connections for Life works to help women help themselves.