California Closets Tennessee hosted an evening of fashion and fun to help support Project SEARCH and Autism Speaks on April 2nd, 2016 at our showroom in Franklin, TN. The event featured live performances by Jaci Velasquez and Nic Gonzales and the Blue Runway fashion show, displaying evening wear designed by Project Runway’s Jonathan Kayne, modeled by Project SEARCH graduates.
The event also started our month-long promotion at California Closets, during which we donated a percentage of all profits to Project SEARCH.
Project SEARCH at Vanderbilt is a program facilitated by Progress., a leader in serving people with intellectual disabilities for over 40 years. Project SEARCH is a 9 month internship for people with disabilities which focuses on a rotation of various jobs throughout the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and Vanderbilt University Medical Center as well as classroom training. The internship provides hands-on training and experience in various positions.