Virginia Spiegel has demonstrated time and again that art and fundraising are an extremely powerful combination. I have an special place in my heart for the work that Virginia does because its for the American Cancer Society.
I lost my father to cancer a little more then five years ago. It was one of the most difficult times in my life. The support systems they have in place for both the patients and the families are due to fantastic organizations like the ACS.
The latest event that Virginia has put together is called ONE. One hundred collages will be available for a donation to the ACS for one day.
You have a chance to get your hands on a beauty like this awesome artwork:
And as if that wasn't good enough, she's giving away prizes for doing something as simple as promoting the event.
Two of the prize packages are from your's truly. I've donated sets of two screens & a three pack of paint. All you have to do is a simple blog post (or take a look at the other options if you aren't a blogger here) and let Virginia know and you'll be entered in a chance to win! How easy is that???
I hope you'll join me in spreading the word. Here is the blog blurb, I'm honored to help this event - its proof that artists are truly the most generous lot on the planet:
One Cause, One Wednesday, One Hundred Collages
One Cause – The Fight Against Cancer.
One Wednesday – February 16, 2011.
One Hundred Collages – Created for this event by an all-star team of artists: Natalya Aikens, Pamela Allen, Laura Ann Beehler, Liz Berg, Pokey Bolton, Laura Cater-Woods, Jette Clover, Jane Davila, Jane Dunnewold, Jamie Fingal, Gloria Hansen, Leslie Tucker Jenison, Lyric Kinard, Jeanelle McCall, Linda Teddlie Minton, Karen Stiehl Osborn, BJ Parady, Judy Perez, Wen Redmond, Cynthia St. Charles, Virginia A. Spiegel
The goal – Raise $8,000 for the American Cancer Society in just one day. More details and a preview of the artwork can be found here.
Fiberart For A Cause has already donated over $205,000 to the American Cancer Society through the generosity of fiber artists and their patrons.