Dwelling Business Companions with Present for Life to Launch New Charitable Initiative at Excessive Level Market


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Present for Life, in partnership with house {industry} leaders, immediately introduced the launch of “Dwelling vs Starvation,” a brand new charitable initiative elevating funds for World Central Kitchen’s crisis-related starvation reduction packages. Following the October launch, the organizing committee will develop an ongoing collection of future fundraising actions.

“That is the primary independently organized partnership between Present for Life and the house {industry},” stated Cole Daugherty, chair of Present for Life. “We’re delighted to accomplice with industry-leading house producers and market-makers to develop our fundraising for World Central Kitchen.”

The primary Dwelling vs Starvation occasion runs Friday, October 21, from 6:00pm to 7:30pm, within the Eichholtz showroom, at 129 South Hamilton Avenue in Excessive Level, NC. Through the occasion, launch committee members will share details about World Central Kitchen and Present for Life’s fundraising for the charitable group. Refreshments and light-weight bites can be served. Retailers, producers and gross sales companies all for studying extra ought to RSVP to homevshunger@gmail.com.

The Dwelling vs Starvation launch committee members are:

  • Sharon Davis, ART;
  • Jen Dolan, Arteriors;
  • Jenny Heinzen York, Currey & Firm;
  • Jonathan Cochran, Eichholtz
  • Chris Amos, Worldwide Market Facilities (IMC);
  • Mark Furlet, Worldwide Market Facilities (IMC);
  • Russ Jones, Ivystone;
  • Douglas Self, J. Douglas;
  • Sandra Standefer, Loloi Rugs.

“The house {industry} has a giant coronary heart,” stated Russ Jones, co-chair of the Dwelling vs. Starvation committee and Present for Life board member. “Many people and organizations are keen and keen to assist. This offers us a platform from which we will launch and develop.”

Throughout Fall 2022 Excessive Level Market, Arteriors, Eichholtz, Currey & Firm, Loloi Rugs and others will lead Dwelling vs Starvation advertising and marketing campaigns from their showrooms.  Donations could be made on-line at: https://donate.wck.org/HomeVsHunger.



About World Central Kitchen (WCK)

World Central Kitchen (WCK) was based in 2010 by Chef José Andrés, World Central Kitchen makes use of the ability of meals to nourish communities and strengthen economies in occasions of disaster and past. In 2020, with COVID-19 straining conventional meals safety security nets like faculty feeding packages, metropolis companies and meals banks, WCK pivoted to securely distribute individually packaged, contemporary meals in communities that wanted help and launched the Eating places for the Folks program to scale nationwide. Quick ahead to 2022 and the escalating disaster in Ukraine and at house. When catastrophe strikes, WCK’s Chef Reduction Staff mobilizes to the entrance traces ensuring there’s at all times a heat meal, an encouraging phrase and a serving to hand. World Central Kitchen has supplied tens of tens of millions of contemporary, nourishing meals for communities world wide. Donations can be used to help emergency meals reduction efforts and resilience packages. For info, go to www.wck.org. For those who’d wish to host your personal fundraiser for World Central Kitchen, click on HERE or contact a member of the Present for Life board.

About Present for Life

Present for Life was based by Peter Schauben of Appleman Schauben in 1992 in response to the tragic lack of {industry} lives to AIDS. The group’s first assembly on the Nationwide Stationery Present introduced collectively a cross-section of the {industry}’s main publishers, market facilities, gross sales reps, producers, and retailers – all keen to convene and work collectively in direction of a typical purpose. Since that point, Present for Life has raised almost $6 million for AIDS analysis, schooling, remedy and care by way of nationwide at-market occasions, trigger advertising and marketing packages and direct donations. In 2020, when COVID-19 quickly precipitated cancelation of in-person occasions at {industry} markets, Present for Life pivoted in direction of on-line digital occasions with a selected emphasis on COVID-related starvation reduction. As Present for Life celebrates its thirtieth anniversary in 2022, the all-volunteer group will proceed to help packages that handle starvation reduction. Extra info is offered at www.fb.com/giftforlife.