Thrive Memphis to Host Spooktacular Day of Fun with 4th Annual Fashion Show October 26

October 23, 2019

It’s all treats and no tricks as program participants will be dressing up in fashions from Steinmart at the annual fundraiser to support programs for individuals with intellectual disabilities.

MEMPHIS, Tenn., October 23, 2019 – Thrive Memphis (formerly the Exceptional Foundation of West Tennessee) will host their 4th Annual Fashion Show Saturday, October 26, 2019, at St. Mary’s Episcopal School, Rose Theater, 60 Perkins Extended, Memphis. Participants in Thrive Memphis’ programs will model fashions by Steinmart. Tickets to the fashion show are $10 each. To purchase tickets, become a sponsor, or make a donation, visit the Thrive Memphis website at

“The Fashion Show is one of our most popular annual events,” said Jo Anne Fusco, Executive Director for Thrive Memphis. “Our participants get to be the models and they enjoy showing off the fashions and engaging with the audience. It is a wonderful afternoon for everyone.”

Proceeds from Thrive Memphis Fashion Show are a significant source of funding for Thrive Memphis, who strives to meet the social, recreational, and continued educational needs of individuals of all ages with intellectual disabilities. The event is hosted by St. Mary’s Episcopal School and chaired by Alex Fogelman, with co-chairs Katie Krahn, Sophie Droke, Ella Trotz, and Tallulah Taylor.

Thrive Memphis offers holistic programming in a safe, welcoming community for individuals with a variety of disabilities, including those with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down Syndrome, Developmental Delay, Williams Syndrome, Prader-Willi, Rubinstein Taybi, and more who meet the organization’s participation criteria.



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About Thrive Memphis:

Founded in 2006 by a small group of individuals who sought to build a new program in Memphis to serve the mentally challenged population, Thrive Memphis originated as The Exceptional Foundation of West Tennessee. Renamed in 2019, Thrive Memphis respects those with intellectual disabilities and recognizes their worth, strengths, and capabilities. Thrive Memphis works to earn the trust of its participants and their families and by creating an environment that allows family members to experience a comfortable respite. They provide opportunities for participants to thrive while having fun and making friends and believe the community and their participants benefit mutually through knowledge, awareness, and interaction. Thrive Memphis is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit.

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