Since the end of her modeling career, Naomi Campbell is mobilizing for the poor and created the Fashion For Relief Association in the wake of Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
This year, the former supermodel enjoys the hype of the Cannes Festival to organize a charity fashion show for the benefit of Japan. The event, planed in collaboration with Vogue Italia, will features some of the biggest international models and some celebrities on a podium set in the heart of Cannes Forville market.
“The destruction caused by the earthquake in Japan is completely heartbreaking, it’s so hard to even begin to comprehend the tragic loss people are coping with. I felt very passionate to try and help in whatever way possible, to do our part and to support Japan at this time. I hope that the money raised from Fashion For Relief in Cannes will support those who need it most,” Naomi Campbell said as she describes her desire to help Japan.
Since its start, Fashion For Relief was able to raise more than 4.5 million pounds.