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theGOODS on Charitybuzz

theGOODS on Charitybuzz

When Charitybuzz, one of the leading charity auction sites, approached us to sell some of our designs through their new online store, theGOODS, we immediately jumped at the opportunity to support one of our favorite non-for-profit organizations, Women In Need.

win-logoSince 1983, WIN has provided New York city’s homeless women and their families with safe, clean housing, and the support and skills needed to become self-reliant.  Suzanne Pincus, one of WIN’s founders, was a dear family friend and the wife of our godfather, Uncle Lionel, so we grew up hearing about this fabulous organization since its inception.

WIN - Helping Women and Families

WIN - Helping Women and Families

Now we have a way of helping a great cause – not only will 20% of sales of our designs on Charitybuzz go to WIN, but we’ll also be sprucing up six transitional shelters in Manhattan, Brooklyn and the Bronx.  We visited the Jennie A. Clarke residence on Wednesday (run by the amazing Mary Beth Gonzalez) and can’t wait to share with you how our flowers will brighten the space.

Jennie A. Clarke Shelter

Jennie A. Clarke Residence

More to come but in the meantime, do good and shop well on Charitybuzz!

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6 Comments

  • Reply pve May 28, 2010 at 6:32 am

    I think those women in need, need some pve artwork too to go with your pretty diane james flowers. I will hop on over…..
    pve

  • Reply Gwen Driscoll May 28, 2010 at 8:23 am

    Thanks for being a do-gooder. I wasn’t aware of this site so I’m interested to check it out. Have a great weekend.

  • Reply The Zhush May 28, 2010 at 10:00 am

    Such a great cause!

    • Reply carolyn May 28, 2010 at 11:04 am

      Sue, Gwen and PVE,
      WIN is such a great cause – when we think of what these women and families go through, we fell very blessed. The Charitybuzz site is great!

  • Reply Marija June 1, 2010 at 7:51 pm

    Thanks for spreading the word about this site. I’ll check it out. Love that your putting your talent behind something so important!

  • Reply Struggler June 4, 2010 at 5:10 pm

    This site is new to me, too. I’m off to check it out!

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