At least 19 candidates from the 2016 Miss Universe competition lent their time and creativity to produce customized Converse sneakers to be auctioned for the Positive Action Foundation.  A foundation supported by the Miss Universe Organization, Positive Action Foundation is devoted into helping individuals living with HIV/AIDS and their families particularly those who are displaced from their employment due to HIV phenomenon. 

The candidates who participated are Miss Angola – Luisa Baptista, Miss Belgium – Stephanie Goldof, Miss Belize – Rebecca Rath, Miss Brazil – Raissa Santana, Miss Bulgaria – Violina Ancheva, Miss Cayman Islands – Monyque Brooks, Miss Costa Rica – Carolina Duran, Miss Germany – Johanna Acs, Miss Guatemala – Virginia Argueta, Miss Iceland – Hildur Maria, Miss Mexico – Kristal Silva, Miss Netherlands – Zoey Ivory, Miss Nicaragua – Marina Jacoby, Miss Panama – Keity Drenan, Miss Paraguay – Andrea Melgarejo, Miss Philippines – Maxine Medina, Miss Russia – Yuliana Korolkova, Miss Thailand – Chalita Suansane, and Miss Uruguay – Magdalena Cohendent.

Beauty pageant patrons and Chucks collectors will get a chance to own a personalized Chucks  of one of the participating candidates  through a silent bid auction. Bidders may submit their bids, names and contact details thru the information officer in the mall exhibit of the shoes or thru a private message at the Converse Facebook page. Starting bid for all pairs is at $50 USD.

See the personalized pairs at the exhibits in the following dates and venues:

  • February 3-5: Robinsons Antipolo
  • February 10-12: Robinsons Bulacan and Marquee Pampanga
  • February 17-19: Robinsons Isabela and Robinsons Ilocos Norte
  • February 24-26: Robinsons Tacloban and Robinsons Cebu
  • March 3-5: Gaisano Mall of Davao City and Gaisano Mall of Digos
  • March 10-12: Gaisano Mall of Tagum and Gaisano Mall of Toril
  • March 17-19: Gaisano Mall of General Santos

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