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YWCA fundraising event benefits the Women's Center for Economic Opportunity

Posted at 10:15 PM, Oct 01, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-02 01:15:40-04

Tucson's best women restaurant owners, chefs, and bartenders came out for a night of food, fashion, and fun at the YWCA 4th Annual POP! event.

YWCA held this fundraising event tonight at the Francis McClelland Community Center, and all the proceeds are going to the Women's Center for Economic Opportunity.

The center helps train 2,000 women to get jobs, advance their careers, and become community leaders.

Attendees got to participate in a silent auction and watch a fashion show.

Many of the women who benefit from the proceeds are either immigrants or recovering from substance abuse. More than 60 percent are also survivors of domestic abuse.