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BeYOUtiful, a fashion show benefiting Carolina Resource Center for Eating Disorders (CRC for ED), celebrates every body as beautiful regardless of size, shape, race, age, or gender, while bringing more awareness to CRC for ED and its mission and services.

BeYOUtiful, a fashion show benefiting Carolina Resource Center for Eating Disorders (CRC for ED), celebrates every body as beautiful regardless of size, shape, race, age or gender.

This fashion show fundraiser, which will bring more awareness to CRC for ED and its mission and services, will be held on May 31.

“Eating disorders do not discriminate and we want to promote body respect and acceptance,” said Ellise VanGilder, Chair, BeYOUtiful Fashion Show Fundraiser.

BeYOUtiful will feature fashion by VaVaVooom, NEST Boutique, Minx Boutique, Hazel Twenty, and Mine and Yours Asheville Resale. Guests will enjoy a dj, cash bar, raffle prizes, and community. “This is not your typical fashion show, it is a fun and empowering event and all bodies are welcome,” says VanGilder. Additionally, event organizers are excited to announce that public figure, model, actress, and fashionista Sarah Merrell, will be emceeing the show.

The BeYOUtiful Fashion Show Fundraiser for Carolina Resource Center for Eating Disorders will be held on Friday, May 31 from 7-9 p.m. at Ambrose West, 312 Haywood Road in Asheville.

Carolina Resource Center for Eating Disorders has served WNC as the Center for Disordered Eating since 2004. With their new name, they remain the only nonprofit in North Carolina supporting individuals, families, and professionals concerned with disordered eating and recovery from eating disorders.

Tickets to the event cost $20 and can be purchased online at https://beyoutifulfashionshow.brownpapertickets.com/.

Proceeds will be allocated to the CRC for ED General Fund for distribution to the various programs of the organization.

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