By Goodwill Keystone Area blogger Tony D.

At Goodwill, we are overwhelmed at the generosity of community members who support our mission through a variety of actions including volunteering time, donating money, donating clothing and housewares at our stores and much more.

Next Thursday April 24th, we will host our Goodwill Runway Show at Body Zone in Wyomissing, PA . This annual event is made possible by the volunteer commitment of many supporters including our Committee Members who organize the event, local businesses through sponsorship, donations and silent auction donations, stylists and models who represent the amazing looks you can find for great values at Goodwill stores and many more behind the scenes roles who come together for one night of fun, food, fashion and raising money toward the Goodwill mission.

As a tribute to our volunteers, we decided to dedicate a blog post to one of our amazing volunteers, stylist Samara Stork.

Samara Bell Tower Logo

Name and Occupation: Samara Stork, Brand Manager for Bell Tower Salon, Medi-Spa and Store in Wyomissing, PA,

Goodwill Runway Show Committee Role: Stylist, Public Relations

What was your first job?
Sales Associate at The Limited

What skills did you learn on your first job that you still use today?
I’m still dressing people today, just in different ways!

Best Goodwill find?
Vintage Christian Dior slips that I found last year. They sold at our Runway Show Launch Party in minutes!

Who is your favorite fashion designer or stylist?
Marc Jacobs. I love the versatility that he displays as a designer and the fact that he’s not afraid to take chances.

Why do you volunteer for Goodwill?
Goodwill provides opportunity for people who may be overlooked in the workforce and they give individuals a sense of purpose and accomplishment.

Join us for the fashion event of the year, the Goodwill Runway Show! See how you can be stylish without maxing out your credit cards. Models will walk the runway wearing the latest trends found at Goodwill. This is Goodwill’s largest fundraiser in Berks County!

Date: Thursday, April 24, 2014 doors open 4:30, show begins 6:30

Location: Body Zone 3013 Paper Mill Road Wyomissing, PA 19610

Tickets: $40.00 include happy hour, silent auction, runway show and Goodwill boutique.


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