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The 11th Annual Garbage Bag Gala was a huge success!

Released 9 November 2012


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The 2012 Garbage Bag Gala, held at the Fairmont Pittsburgh on November 1st was a huge success, raising nearly $40,000! Proceeds of this event benefit homeless families housed in The Salvation Army Family Caring Center in East Liberty. Special thanks to Event Founder and Chair, Pamela Abdalla, member of The Salvation Army Greater Pittsburgh Advisory Board as well as The Salvation Army National Board for her leadership; and to all the members of The Garbage Bag Gala Committee for their generous gifts of time, talent and treasure. Over 170 guests enjoyed a fantastic evening, including a VIP reception with nationally recognized philanthropist, Margot Perot; fabulous hors d’oeuvres by Fairmont Pittsburgh; silent auction and “dumpster dive” for prizes; and a fashion show narrated by WTAE TV Channel 4’s Wendy Bell featuring local celebrities modeling the finest in “Trash-wear designs” created by local boutiques.

For pictures from the 2012 Gala
click here.



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