Teens from Kennedy, CKM organize LiLu Handbag Project

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Members of John F. Kennedy and McClatchy high schools’ LiLu clubs will present one-of-a-kind handbags and other accessories handmade by students at the 12th annual LiLu Handbag Project runway show and auction on Saturday, April 13 at Wind Youth Center, 701 Dixieanne Ave., Sacramento.

The event is a fundraiser for the center, which provides outreach, social services and emergency shelter for homeless youth ages 12 to 21.

LiLu, a nonprofit, was founded in 2000 by then high schoolers Libby (“Li”) Abbott and Lucy (“Lu”) Plumb-Reyes.LiLu has raised more than $55,000 for the Wind Center.

Tickets for the Handbag Project are $10 adults, $5 students; contact Briana McGee at BrianaM@windyouth.org.