Press Releases & Statements

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Phone: 312-957-6094
Email: media@apareciofoundation.org

Networking With a Twist: Combining Innovation and Philanthropy 

June 18, 2015 

 

Celebrities light up red-carpet for Felix Magazine’s Los Angeles edition launch in support of Aparecio Foundation and girls’ education.

on April 4, 2014

On April 26th, Academy Award nominee Virginia Madsen is hosting a red-carpet, invitation only event at the Jeanie Madsen Gallery, 1431 Ocean Avenue in Santa Monica, honoring her mother, writer and director Elaine Madsen, at the launch of Felix Magazine’s Los Angeles edition. Felix Magazine benefits the Aparecio Foundation, a program dedicated to the empowerment of young women. Read More

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Press Release: Aparecio Foundation Speakeasy Event, The Blind Pig Soiree, to Benefit Women’s Education and Mentorship Program    

on February 28, 2014

The Aparecio Foundation announces the first annual “The Blind Pig Soiree: A Speakeasy Benefitting Women’s Education,” held on Monday, March 31, 2013, at Beat Kitchen in Chicago’s Read More

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Press Release: Hasana, Inc. Launches a Roaring Twenties Pop-up Featuring Specialty In-Store Boutiques
That are Generously Curated for the Charitable Life.

on July 1, 2013

Guiltless luxury is coming to the Lincoln Park neighborhood in Chicago, IL. Hasana, Inc., a leader in high-end fashion retail, has plans to move in next door this upcoming summer for a limited time. Read More

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Press Release: The Aparecio Foundation and the University of Chicago’s Collegiate Scholars launch innovate Health Initiative.
on Jan 1, 2012

A person faces different health concerns at different stages of life. For young women, the immediate health concerns are accidents, injuries and unwanted pregnancy. Throughout the entire life spectrum women face…Read More

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Media Alert: YogaFit Continues 1 Million Dollar Yoga Donation Pledge into 2012, starting with Aparecio Foundation partnership.

on Jan 1, 2012

As part of a pledge to donate $1 million of yoga each year to non-profit organizations, YogaFit, the leader in Mind/Body Fitness education has partnered with Chicago-based Aparecio Foundation, a mentoring program for young, underserved women. Read More

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Media Alert: The Aparecio Foundation Announces Smart is Sexy Campaign with Kick-Off Celebration
on May 21, 2013

Non-profit organization launches fresh public education message with private film screening by Emmy® award-winning film maker and fashion exhibition. Read More

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Famed Fashion Illustrator, Izak Zenou Designs exclusive Smart is Sexy Tote for Innovative Public Education Campaign
on July 21, 2011

Izak Zenou, the well-known fashion illustrator, celebrates the Smart Fund Campaign with a tote bag designed exclusively for the Aparecio Foundation and its embedded marketing arm, Hasana, Inc. Zenou’s canvas and leather tote bag will be sold online and at upcoming…Read More

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The Apareció Foundation and Hasana Shine Together To Make the Dreams of Young Women Come True
On September 30, 2010

On Saturday, October 16, the Apareció Foundation will host its “Diamonds in the Rough” charity event officially launching the Hasana, Inc. luxury lifestyle brand in support of the Foundation’s mission to assist high-potential, low-income women in the Chicago Public High School system. Read More

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Media Mentions:

Michigan Avenue Magazine, "Cause Celebs" November 2010.

Michigan Avenue Magazine, “Cause Celebs” November 2010.

Today's Chicago Woman. 30 for 30 Grant. November 2011.

Today’s Chicago Woman. 30 for 30 Grant. November 2011.

Felix Magazine. Buying for a Cause. 2013

Felix Magazine. Buying for a Cause. April 2013

Pure Wow. Easy Math. August 2013.

Pure Wow. Easy Math. August 2013.

Guilt Free Shopping Experience. Refinery 29.

Guilt Free Shopping Experience. Refinery 29.

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