Rs 1 crore lifted from gift in only one day!
November 12, 2016 - garden totes
LAHORE: The Fundraisers hosted their annual and many expected Bargain Basement Sale (BBS) in Lahore on Sunday during The Crystal Hall of Faletti’s Hotel.
This year’s BBS lifted over Rs 10 million for gift – roughly twice a volume that a group lifted in 2015.
The deduction from a sale will be divided between 6 charities doing model work. These embody Pink Ribbon Pakistan for breast cancer, Rising Stars Foundation for a preparation of a underprivileged, Bali Memorial Trust for aged people’s homes, Lahore Hospital Welfare multitude for a Shams Shahabuddin Convalescent Home, Todd’s Welfare Society for impediment of cruelty to animals, and The Giving Tree Foundation for providing comfort totes to cancer patients. The eventuality was sponsored by Coca-Cola, Guard Filters and California Garden with PR by Lotus and a radio media partnership with City FM 89.
This year’s annual sale brought together over215 of a many desired Pakistani conform and lifestyle brands all of whom had easily donated equipment to be sole during a eventuality during heavily ignored prices. Clothing equipment ranged from high finish couture, bridals, semi-formal, and prêt a porter pieces along with pleasing trinket pieces, art, seat and home accessories. This year also enclosed a further of a singular Vintage Section, where pre-owned new and kindly ragged engineer equipment could be purchased for gift along with antique pieces that one can't find anymore. Those who have a adore for general designers could get their hands on selected territory where artistic pieces by Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Valentino, Bally, Jimmy Choo, YSL and Cartier, though to name a few, were on sale. Pre-loved wardrobe equipment donated by celebrities such as Meesha Shafi and Ali Zafar were also sole during heavily ignored prices. The Bargain Basement Sale also brought behind a curated art dilemma by My Art World Gallery from Islamabad who displayed a work of new and rising contemporary artists during a sale. In addition, Lahore’s hottest new bakery, Pink Pistachio was there to lure shoppers with tasty sandwiches and desserts in a café setup.
The BBS raffle was also on form with 100’s of good prizes including sauna and grill vouchers, home goods, transport tickets, and even a soaking machine. There was a grand annual auction where 10 high finish equipment were accessible for behest by a star expel of ‘Lahore Se Aagey’ including Saba Qamar, Yasir Hussain and executive Wajahat Rauf.
The Fundraisers Co-Founder Nuria Rafique-Iqbal said, “We are intensely happy to have perceived so many love, regard and support from Lahore once again this year. In 2014, a deduction overwhelmed Rs 2.5 million, doubling to Rs 5 million in 2015. This year we have doubled a figure nonetheless again, reflecting a flourishing support of a BBS community. We couldn’t be some-more happy about gaining this movement that allows us to support a charities we support in a approach that has a suggestive impact. Our Bargain Basement Sale is an innovative judgment to negate donor tired – we trust it puts a ‘fun’ behind into fundraising and allows people to suffer themselves while lifting income for gift during a same time. In addition, a eventuality creates a height for a conform attention to build their corporate amicable shortcoming and revoke wastage. At a Fundraisers for this year’s BBS we had a some-more diversified product operation as we had divided engineer donations into opposite sections such as Couture, Prêt, Vintage, Home Decor, Ceramics and Accessories to make a selling knowledge with BBS some-more enjoyable. We are beholden for a kind support of all 215 of a brands, a sponsors: California Garden, Coca Cola, Guard Filters and a extraordinary group who selflessly give their time and persevere their resources to creation this occur year after year.”