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Supportive Start looking for donations

Breakfast Television’s Dawn Chubai will host Ooh LaLa, a Lingerie Fashion Affair event at Langley’s Cascades Casino on May 23. - photo submitted
Breakfast Television’s Dawn Chubai will host Ooh LaLa, a Lingerie Fashion Affair event at Langley’s Cascades Casino on May 23.
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Do your drawers runneth over with unworn bras?

Forever Yours Lingerie wants your bra donations to help them kick off their new charitable initiative, Supportive Start.

Developed to help fill a need for women who face barriers in accessing properly fit bras, Supportive Start by Forever Yours Lingerie facilitates the donation of quality bras, panties, and toiletries to women in need across the Lower Mainland, through no-charge bra fit clinics.

Over the years, Forever Yours Lingerie owner Sonya Perkins noticed the need for undergarment donations for women.

“We receive requests through the store from local agencies expressing a need for clean, like-new bras,” says Perkins.

“Through our Supportive Start initiative, we will be better able to direct resources to those that need it.”

With donation of new or gently used bras, the team at Forever Yours Lingerie will host bra fit-clinics in partnership with various charitable partners from across the Lower Mainland.

“We are always inspired by our customers who tell us how much better they feel when wearing a bra that fits,” remarked Perkins.

“Through this initiative we hope to share this confidence with in-need women who may not have access — for whatever reason — to properly fitting bras and panties.”

How it works: Through Supportive Start, Forever Yours Lingerie will collect donations of new and gently used bras of all sizes, and provide them to women-in-need through free fit clinics. If you do not have a bra available to donate, Forever Yours Lingerie will accept cash donations in-store and online to fund the purchase of new bras, panties, and toiletries, as needed.

Donations will be accepted through the store’s Langley location at 20460 Fraser Hwy., seven days a week.

To mark the launch of Supportive Start, Forever Yours Lingerie is hosting the inaugural Ooh LaLa, a Lingerie Fashion Affair event on Friday, May 23 at Cascades Casino in Langley.

Hosted by Breakfast Television’s Dawn Chubai, the affair will include burlesque performances by Burgundy Brixx, a themed runway fashion show, and pop-up shop to raise funds and awareness for Supportive Start.

To learn more about Supportive Start by Forever Yours Lingerie and for additional details about their bra drive and Ooh LaLa lingerie fashion event visit, foreveryourslingerie.ca/supportivestart.

For #SupportiveStart updates follow them on Twitter @FYL_Lingerie

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