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Project Funway

The 2024 event will be held Friday November 15 at The Marriott Cornhusker Hotel, lower level conference center.

Link to sign up as a designer and to purchase tickets will be posted this summer.  For updates, follow the Fresh Start Lincoln Facebook page. 

Project Funway is our annual fashion design competition and runway show where UNL students and local designers compete get the Best of Show judge's award. Designers use cast off or thrift clothing and materials to create unique, one of a kind designs. These designs are then showcased during the Project Funway runway show.

We invite you to attend or become a sponsor for this signature event in the Lincoln community. It will be held on November 15, 2024, at the Cornhusker Marriott lower level conference space. In addition to the runway show, the event includes a short program, live and silent auction and hors d’oeuvres. All proceeds benefit Fresh Start, a non-profit goal-oriented housing program for women experiencing homelessness, offering skill development and supportive services.

Advance tickets for Project Funway are $65 each and VIP tickets are $85. Day of event general admission tickets are $75 and VIP reception are $100. 

Please note that seating will be available for all but tables are not guaranteed for general admission tickets. 

Want to be a part of the runway show? Enter as a designer. Deadline to enter is October 1, 2024. Download the Designer rules and entry form. 

Photos and Video is courtesy of Michael Reinmiller Photography aka

Special thanks to our exclusive Runway Sponsor:

Thank you to our generous sponsors:

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