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Fashion for a Future September 8, 2022

Create brighter futures for women and children!

Fashion for a Future 2023 is SOLD OUT! 

Thank You West Michigan!

DONATE to help children thrive! TEXT future to 801801.

Platinum Sponsors:

Gold Sponsor

  • Chick Run Association

Silver Sponsors:

Bronze Sponsors:

  • AARP
  • Dr. Tom & Mrs. Cynthia Matelic
  • Meijer, Inc.
  • TinyTV Studios

Starter Sponsors:

  • Berger Chevrolet
  • Hyperoptic Visual Studios
  • Inspired Media
  • Paddle North
  • West MI Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • The Donut Experience


Thank You to the following businesses

Distinctive Catering, Glitter Booth, GRCMC (GR-TV, WYCE-FM), New Vintage Place, Mc Cloud Photography, Rolling Pin, WKTV

Ashley N Kinsey

Meet Ashley Kinsey

featured fashion designer for Fashion for a Future 2023!

Ashley Kinsey started drawing dresses as a child after watching Disney’s Cinderella and becoming entranced by the ballgowns swirling around in beautiful colors.  She took this desire and left her Texas home to major in fashion design at Kent State in Ohio.

From there she landed in New York City where she built much of her career.  Spanning the last 19 years, this career has included designing for major retailers Anthropologie, Target, Meijer, and J. Crew, along with several smaller contemporary brands.

Now residing in Grand Rapids, wedding gowns and contemporary evening wear inspired by God’s infinite designs in nature are her specialty.  She utilizes skills such as draping and hand painting silk.

This year her made-to-order collection is inspired by birds. She is debuting fifteen evening designs at Fashion For A Future 2023.

You can see her work at Follow her on Instagram at @ashleynkinsey.

Welcome Fashion For A Future 2023 Grand Rapids Celebrities!

Jennifer Feuerstein is returning to FFAF for the third year, serving as emcee. During the day, Jennifer works as the Associate State Director for AARP Michigan. She is also a single mom of three children. Jennifer can be seen on the WOOD-TV program “Real Possibilities with AARP”.

Welcome Back Celebrity Female Models

Terri DeBoer

We are excited for the return of Terri DeBoer, who modeled in Fashion for a Future 2022. Terri can be seen on WOOD-TV 8 forecasting the weather. She also has three children. Terri is the author of the book, “Brighter Skis Ahead,” and “Grieving Well” with co-author Janet Jaymin.

Shelley Irwin modeled in Fashion for a Future 2021 and is returning to model in Fashion for a Future 2023. Shelley is a host/producer at NPR/PBS WGVU and can be heard on the WGVU Morning Show with Shelley Irwin. She is also a 5 x Gracie Allen Recipient.

Shelley Irwin

Welcoming First Time Celebrity Models

Ashley Soto is a passionate community advocate who is dedicated to restructuring unjust social systems and industry norms to create a more equitable world. She is a proud first-generation college graduate. She was raised by her single mother, Carmen Soto, and is proud to say that everything she has accomplished wouldn’t have been possible without her mother’s love and support.

Attila Mosolygo was born in Kisvarda, Hungary. He spent sixteen years as a company dancer and eight years as a Ballet Master at Grand Rapids Ballet, became the Director of the Grand Rapids Ballet School Junior Company in 2011 and School Director in 2017. He married former GR principal dancer, Mindy Ignatoski. The couple has a son and daughter following in their footsteps.

Dave Rozema pitched eight years with the Detroit Tigers, including the 1984 World Series championship season. The top picture Dave in 1984.

Rozema finished his ten-year career with a 60-53 overall record and 17 saves. He grew up in Grand Rapids and graduated from Central High School before pursuing a professional baseball career.

He and his wife, Sandy, live in St. Clair Shores and have three children.

Dave will be available for photos and autographs.