Neomi Campbell organizes Fashion for Relief for Haiti
Neomi Campbell took to the stage, followed by models, artists, wearing the latest dress creations by some of the internationally known designers.
Neomi Campbel organized two such events to raise money for the victims of Haiti earthquake. Her first event took place during New York Fashion Week and the second, to raise money for mothers and their new born in Haiti.
Additionally, Neomi Campbell teamed up with Lotus carmaker who has designed eight Special edition cars, named "Neomi for Haiti". These cars are to be auctioned off with the proceeds going toward Haiti rebuilding project.
On January 12, 2010, Haiti was hit by an earthquake magnitude 7.0. The epicentre was located in the city of Leogane, some 16 miles west of the Haiti capital Port-au-Prince. However, the earthquake caused damages in several Haitian cities, in particular, Port-au-Prince, and Leogane. The January 12 earthquake was the most powerful earthquake that hit Haiti for over 200 years. As a result of the earthquake, close to 300,000 people died, over 250,000 residential and 30,000 commercial buildings were destroyed.
Naomi Campbell, the organizer of the Fashion for Relief Haiti event, is a super model who has appeared regularly on the Catwalks of Milan and Paris as well as over 500 covers of magazines such as Vogue Italia, Japanese Vogue, Elle, i-D, Glamour, and others.
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