Friday, September 20, 2013

Charity Buzz for Drawing Dreams - Venice Prizes

Bauers Hotel Terrace
(Venice, Italy) Drawing Dreams Foundation is my favorite non-profit organization. It brings smiles and creativity to kids who are hospitalized. Here is what they're about:

Bug by Isabeau, age 8, Chicago, Illinois
"Drawing Dreams is a three-year old Berkeley, California-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that donates art supplies to hospitalized children through children's hospitals' Artists-in-Residence and Child Life programs.

Talented children and more than 1400 professional artists from 72 countries support Drawing Dreams. You can see their work in website's Children-Helping-Children and Artists-Helping-Children galleries.

Our goal is to be able to maintain a sustainable supply line to the following 37 children's hospitals and other children's hospitals across the country, and to inspire artists everywhere to donate their talent and time at local children's hospitals."


Click for more information

Now, with the miracle of globalization, you can support this charity in Berkeley, California plus score a great deal in Venice, Italy. Thanks to the generosity of Francesca Bortolotto Possati; CEO of the Bauers, and Raffaele Alajmo of the renown Alajmo restaurateur family, yesterday Charity Buzz went live with an online auction featuring a two-night stay at one of the Bauers properties here in Venice, plus lunch at the Quadri Restaurant in Piazza San Marco.

The donations are worth a total of $2,900. Right now the opening bid is at $500.

[UPDATE: SEPTEMBER 26, 2013 - Bid at $1,150. Thank you! Keep it going!]

Ristorante Quadri
LOT DETAILS:

Enjoy a two-night stay in a double room with a daily breakfast buffet at either The Bauers Hotel, the Bauers Il Palazzo, or the Bauers Palladio Hotel & Spa in Venice, Italy. This also includes lunch for two (sans alcohol) at The Quadri Restaurant featuring the restaurant's Laguna tasting menus. 

Not only will your bid benefit Drawing Dreams Foundation, you will have the opportunity to patronize two of the most esteemed venues that Venice has to offer. It's a great way to raise money for charity and enjoy yourself at the same time.

The auction closes on October 8, 2013. 

CLICK TO GO TO CHARITY BUZZ AND PLACE YOUR BID

Ciao from Venezia,
Cat
Venetian Cat - The Venice Blog


1 comment:

  1. Drawing Dreams Foundation is my favorite non-profit organization. It brings smiles and creativity to kids who are hospitalized. Now, with the miracle of globalization, you can support this charity in Berkeley, California plus score a great deal in Venice, Italy.

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