Charitable giving

Designing special rooms for special people

The CEO, principal and creative director of Savvy Interiors in San Diego, hadn’t worked on a space that met guidelines emanating from the Americans with Disabilities Act. So, she did what she always does when faced with a new challenge: She read everything she could, reached out to medical experts, consulted with design colleagues who’d worked on such spaces and, of course, talked to the teen and his parents about his unique situation.

Savvy Giving by Design aids children facing medical crises

I’m looking for designers that really want to make this part of their giving-back philanthropy. It’s a commitment, and you need to have a good support system because you can’t (do these projects) in isolation. You need a support system of colleagues and resources you can tap,” she says. “I really love collaborating with local designers here in San Diego that have businesses similar to mine — that we get to work together on these volunteer projects, toward a common goal.”

Home vs. Hunger raises $20000 during High Point Market for Jose Andreas’ World Central Kitchen

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 2023 High Point Market brought in more than $20,000 for
World Central Kitchen’s crisis-related hunger relief programs.