Some of Big D’s prettiest people are putting on a hot
benefit to help our four-legged friends. Come September 19, the Models For Mutts Volleyball Tournament
is sure to draw a fun-loving, great-looking crowd with hearts of gold.
Models For Mutts is a new local non-profit, founded by model Katie Tull and makeup artist Cheryll Smith. The pair of friends, each prominent in the Dallas fashion industry, shared a concern for local homeless and at-risk dogs. After putting their heads together, and partnering with The Campbell Agency
, Models For Mutts was born.
Envisioning a series of decidedly un-stuffy fundraisers for existing area animal advocacy groups, Tull and Smith will begin by hosting a volleyball tournament featuring many model volunteer teams. “Our hope is to have an event that anyone can attend and enjoy,” explains Tull (pictured below
) of the group’s inaugural benefit. “And we figured the cute girls and ripped-up guys might create a little buzz!”
Gee, you think?
Taking place on Saturday, September 19, at Sandbar Cantina & Grill in Deep Ellum, the tourney will be complimented by a selection of vendors and raffle giveaways. Proceeds will benefit Operation Kindness
, and donated goods will be delivered to The Rescued K9
. According to the founders, no high heels or cocktail dresses are required – simply slip on a pair of flip-flops and prepare for a “fun, sexy” Saturday night.
For more information, visit www.models4mutts.org. All images, credit Models For Mutts.