It’s a fashion show with heart! Boca Raton Fashion Show Features People With Intellectual And Developmental Disabilities – Boca Raton’s Most Trusted Source

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15 JARC clients will parade down the runway at The Addison in Boca Raton to benefit JARC’s Adult Day Training Program

Boca Raton, FL – It’s time for another fun and heartwarming event presented by JARC Florida! “A fashion show with heart!” will take place in the courtyard of the Addison in Boca where guests can watch 15 people with intellectual and developmental disabilities walk down the catwalk and show off women’s fashion from aho! Atelier & Accessories and Men’s Fashion by Robert Graham. JARC FL customers will strut along the podium under the animation of the animator and master of ceremonies Sam Simon.

“A fashion show with heart!” is hosted by JARC FL, a non-profit, non-sectarian organization that provides programs and services to educate and empower people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, for the fifth consecutive year! The show will feature JARC guests, family and friends dressed in resort attire provided by aho! Workshop & Accessories and Robert Graham. The event is co-chaired by Carin Friedman and Kelly Blackman Stone. All proceeds will benefit Dr. Allen & Annette Stone

Adult day training program at JARC FL.

  • WHEN: Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at 11 a.m.
  • WHO: Role models are JARC FL clients (who have intellectual or developmental disabilities), as well as family and board members. Master magician, motivator and entertainer Sam Simon will serve as emcee.
  • COST: Tickets are $75 each. To register, donate, buy raffle tickets or sponsor, click here.

Major sponsors are Charmed Life HomeCare, Caryn J. Clayman, Esq., Karen & John Gardner, and Elizabeth & Peter Levine.


JARC Florida, a nonsectarian organization based in Boca Raton, provides programs and services to educate and empower adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. He strives to help each individual become all that he is capable of being and encourages this growth in a caring and nurturing environment. It is JARC’s mission, in partnership with the families of its clients, to promote independence, dignity and self-respect in order to create more fulfilling lives. JARC currently operates ten group homes in the Boca Raton and Delray Beach area for adults with developmental disabilities. JARC offers apartments for those who do not need 24-hour supervision, as well as job training at the Mel & Elaine Stein Living and Learning Center. The organization was created in the mid-1980s in response to the needs of families with adult children with developmental disabilities. Learn more at

Photos from past years


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