"It takes extraordinary courage for sexually abused children to reach out for help and disclose their abuse," says Paige Adams-Geller, founder and creative director of Paige Denim. "They deserve support, and we are dedicated to doing what we can to help." To that end, Adams-Geller has created the limited-edition Edgemont jean in a gray "Gail" wash, with 100 percent of sale proceeds going toward The Rape Foundation's Capital Campaign, which is raising funds to construct a new, larger building for Santa MonicaUCLA Medical Center's Stuart House, which provides services for survivors. Designing denim for the cause (the wash is named after the center's director, Gail Abarbanel) came easily to Adams-Geller, a victim of sexual assault herself and a member of the found-ation's advisory board. "As a rape survivor, I'm passionate about helping others gain the courage to speak up, because secrets make you sick," she says. "When we share, we begin to heal."
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