Rafe New York @rafe-new-york Heart Will be Up For Auction Starting Tomorrow April 22 - May02
Just in time for Mother’s Day, eBay has partnered with Donna Karan and the Council of Fashion Designers of America to launch Fashion For Haiti: One Million Hearts – a special charitable auction
from Donna Karan’s Urban Zen organization that will benefit the Haitian Artisan Project.
Through this campaign nearly 150 designers have put their crafted their personal touch to locally-crafted Haitian papier mâché hearts that were generously donated by DKNY.
From April 22 – May 2, each personalized designer heart will be auctioned off exclusively on eBay, the world’s largest marketplace and cause commerce leader. The net proceeds of Fashion for Haiti: One Million Hearts will be used to support the Urban Zen Foundation’s efforts with Haitian artisans – promoting economic development through job creation and vocational education, helping raise awareness and highlighting the creativity of the artisans of Haiti.
Launching this Monday, April 22nd, the initiative brings together nearly 150 CFDA designers, including Donna Karan, Diane Von Furstenberg, Narciso Rodriguez, Tory Burch, Oscar de la Renta, Lilly Pulitzer and more to auction off customized papier-mâché hearts oneBay.com/fashionforhaiti and raise social consciousness and funds for the Haitian Artisan project.
Net proceeds from the auction will benefit the project to support mothers in Haiti who are caregivers and income providers for their families, making the custom papier-mâché heart the perfect charitable gift for a special woman in your life.
The collection of hearts goes on sale exclusively on eBay.com/fashionforhaiti beginning Monday, April 22 at 11am ET / 8 am PT through May 2.
Follow along on Twitter with #fashionforhaiti @urban_zen @cfda @ebay