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THE BERNICE STEINBAUM GALLERY TO HOST AN EVENING OF FASHION, MUSIC & POETRY FUNDRAISING EVENT BENEFITING HAITI

Arts for haiti

100% of the proceeds from this unique event will be used to support Friends of the Orphans, a non-for-profit organization that provides financial support to Nos Petits Freres et Soeurs (NPFS, French for “Our Little Brothers and Sisters”) in Haiti

 

MIAMI- Monday, April 26, 2010 -- Friends of the Orphans, a non-profit organization that supports orphaned, abandoned and disadvantaged children throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, is the benefactor of “Arts for Haiti,” an evening of fashion, music, and poetry held to spread awareness of the organization, its donor and child sponsorship opportunities. The event will take place on Saturday, May 22, 2010, from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at the Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, 3550 North Miami Avenue, Miami, FL. A $12.00 minimum donation is requested in celebration of the survivors of the January 12th earthquake in Haiti (All additional amounts are welcomed).

 

Hosted by the Bernice Steinbaum Gallery located in the Design District; the event will headline a fashion show featuring young designers, Jacinta Ligon www.jacintaligon.com, Viviane Valerius, Britney Samuels for Obe Santos www.obesantos.com, Yasser Faraco www.yasser-faraco.com, Waina Chancy, Funky Sexy Couture by Joey Rolon www.funkysexycouture.com, and Robinson Elie www.latentunlimited.com; makeup by Zoule Makeup, Haitian poetry recitals; live musical acts by well known Haitian artists such as T-Mich Fil Louime and many more.  Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres are sponsored by Delices de France Bakery, Lime Fresh Mexican Grill, Crystal Head Vodka, Seagram Sweet Tea, Barefoot Wine & Bubbly and Zaya Rum. The silent auction will feature some of the designs from the fashion show and an exciting raffle highlighting some must have items. Complimentary valet will be available. Corporate event sponsors include, Neurology Associates Group, No Pin, Jacoby & Meyers PLLC, Christina’s Party Rental and Central Magnetic Imaging.  100% of the proceeds from this unique event will support Friends of the Orphans.  Follow us on Facebook.com/artsforhaiti.

 

About Friends of the Orphans: Friends of the Orphans provides support to Nos Petits Freres et Soeurs (NPFS, French for “Our Little Brothers and Sisters”), which has been serving Haiti’s poorest communities for over 25 years. Together with Friends of the Orphans, NPFS operates St. Damien HospitalHaiti’s only free pediatric hospital, a home for over 350 orphaned and abandoned children, as well as other community outreach projects. Friends of the Orphans had 3 orphanages in Haiti, however, due to the earthquake lost the Kay Père Wasson or The Father Wasson Center located in Pétionville, Haiti. Despite suffering extensive damages during the January 12th earthquake, NPFS has continued to take on the mission of bringing sustenance and medical care to the thousands of homeless Haitians. Since its founding in 1954, over 15,000 children have been served. Friends of the Orphans outreach programs, including hospitals and clinics, serve more than 30,000 children and adults in Haiti, Bolivia, El Salvador, the Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua and Peru each year. For more information, please visit, www.friendsoftheorphans.org.

 



 

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