Charitable giving

Home vs. Hunger raises $21,000 during High Point Market

Gift for Life’s Home vs Hunger team, in partnership with industry-leading home manufacturers and market-makers, today announced that its Party with a Purpose event at the Spring 2024 High Point Market has raised $21,000+ for World Central Kitchen’s crisis-related hunger relief programs.

Defining your design firm’s core values with architect Christopher Kempel

Christopher Kempel started working in architecture in the early 90s which places him in a strange place between the older generation who predominantly hand-render and the younger generation who predominantly digitally-render. He sees the value of both. That is a common thread when you talk to Kempel: his ability to bring different groups together and unite them for a shared mission.

The Power of Pink: Hooker Furniture’s Susan G. Komen collection arrives in pink containers

Hooker Furniture, a division of Hooker Furnishings, recently received new inventory of its Susan G. Komen® licensed collection via magenta shipping containers operated by Ocean Network Express (ONE). The eye-catching containers feature a pink ribbon – the international symbol for breast cancer awareness.

Molteni&C is partnering with Breast Cancer Research Foundation

Molteni&C is partnering with Breast Cancer Research Foundation – BCRF to support the  brightest minds in science by holding an online auction featuring four limited-edition Porta  Volta armchairs by Herzog & de Meuron in a distinctive pink hue. The auction will take  place on through October 31st, 2023. 100% of the proceeds will be donated to the Foundation.

Common Thread for the Cure foundation hosts Stitching Together Hope: A Night of Support

The Common Thread for the Cure Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 2000, supports individuals fighting breast cancer who are affiliated with the furnishings and design industries by offering financial assistance through confidential grants. The grants aid breast cancer survivors and their families to meet financial obligations, household needs and transportation to medical appointments during treatment.

Designer dollhouses auctioned to benefit a shelter for cancer families

Houston interior designer Alexandra Killion’s second annual La Petite Maison Gala will take place on October 12 at The Junior League of Houston. This year, a new architect, builder, and group of distinguished designers will convene to create a collection of one-of-a kind dollhouses. The gala will continue to benefit A Shelter for Cancer Families (ASCF), an organization that provides private residences and support services for families receiving cancer care in the Texas Medical Center.

Transforming lives through design: Emmy Award-winning “George to the Rescue” is back with designer Marlaina Teich

Marlaina Teich Designs is delighted to announce an emotionally charged and uplifting episode of the Emmy Award-Winning television series “George to the Rescue.” This remarkable episode marks Marlaina Teich’s 7th appearance on the show, a testament to her dedication to transforming lives through design.

The CHAIRity event of the season

The CHAIRity event, the flagship fundraising initiative of The Green Chair Project, brought together an exceptional roster of talented designers who not only lent their talents to redesign chairs but also crafted enchanting room vignettes, inspiring attendees with their innovative designs.

Home vs. Hunger helps Hawaii with World Central Kitchen

Home v Hunger helps Hawaii with World Central Kitchen

Housewares Charity Foundation supports Maui wildfire relief

To help support the people of Maui after the recent wildfire tragedy, the Housewares Charity Foundation (HCF) has established a fund for donations and will match contributions dollar-for-dollar up to $100,000 in total. Donations will go to support the Maui Strong Fund and Team Rubicon Disaster Relief.