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Jewelry of Italian Actress Gina Lollobrigida Sets Records at Sotheby's Auction

May 17, 2013  |   Contributor: Alexa Mangrum

Jewelry once owned by Italian actress, photojournalism, and sculptor Gina Lollobrigida sold for nearly $5 million on Tuesday at Sotheby’s Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels auction in Geneva.... Read More

Prince Harry to Play Charity Polo Match vs. Nacho Figueras in Greenwich

May 14, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

England’s dashing royal sportsman Prince Harry will finish off his official tour of the U.S. this month by playing in a charity polo match at Connecticut’s Greenwich Polo Club on May 15. The Royal Salute Sentebale Polo Cup will benefit Sentebale, the charity founded by the Prince in 2006 to improve healthcare and education for the children of Lesotho, Africa.... Read More

Jet Art Group Makes Masterpiece Using $10 Million Learjet Engine "Paintbrush"

May 14, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

In celebration of the pioneering aviation company’s 50th anniversary, Flexjet has partnered with New York-based Jet Art Group to create one-of-a-kind masterpieces using a Learjet engine as a $10 million dollar "paintbrush."... Read More

FACE Africa 4th Annual Clean Water Charity Event Raises $73,000 for Liberia

Apr 25, 2013  |   Contributor: Kimberly Fisher  |  1 Comment

The FACE Africa 4th Annual Clean Water Gala took place at Midtown New York hotspot Espace on Saturday, March 23, 2013 from 7 p.m.-10 p.m. The event attracted close to 350 guests and raised $73,000, enough to build 15-20 clean water systems in Rivercess County, one of Liberia’s most marginalized and under-served counties.... Read More

Fishing for Charity at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

Apr 25, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Want do something good on your summer holiday? The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel has just announced a new Give Back Getaway program, as part of The Ritz-Carlton Community Footprints program.... Read More

$150,000 McIntosh x John Varvatos Custom Built SoHo Audio System for Auction

Mar 7, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

McIntosh, makers of the world’s finest audio systems, has donated the headlining item for this year’s Stuart House Benefit staged by John Varvatos, taking place place at the designer’s boutique in West Hollywood on March 10. The McIntosh x John Varvatos Custom Built SoHo Audio System and Factory Tour Experience, valued at $150,000, is available to bidders online now through March 21 via luxury charity auction site Charitybuzz.... Read More

Help Build Schools with Montblanc Pens and UNICEF

Mar 6, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Montblanc, the century old German luxury goods company famed for its iconic fountain pens, has launched an exclusive new collection in support of UNICEF, the United Nations’ children’s charity. The 2013 Montblanc “Signature for Good” Collection is comprised of limited edition writing instruments, jewelry pieces and leather accessories which feature a special brick design symbolizing the company’s commitment to help build schools in developing countries.... Read More

The Real Guitar Hero: Fulfill Your Dreams with an Eric Clapton Guitar Replica

Feb 20, 2013  |   Contributor: Tina Stewart  |  1 Comment

For those who wish to take part in rock-n-roll history, games like Guitar Hero provide a stage for players to try to match their skills to those of legendary musicians like Elvis, Slash, and Jimi. No matter your score though, you're still playing with a plastic guitar with color-coded buttons, which pales in comparison to playing the real deal. Even if you're not a consummate musician who can work a fret as well as a remote, anyone can appreciate the select few guitars that contributed to and represent rock-n-roll history.... Read More

Spend Valentine's Day at The St. Regis Aspen Resort and Give Back to Charity

Feb 11, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Valentine’s Day, February 14, The St. Regis Aspen Resort has committed to show their love for the local community by donating 10% of revenue generated for the day to select Aspen-based charitable partners.... Read More

Charity Event at Kiawah Island Golf Resort Has Chefs Cooking For a Cause

Jan 23, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Some of the best chefs in the country and southeast region are preparing to pack their knives and head to Kiawah Island where they will join winemakers from Italy, New Zealand and the U.S. in a weekend-long culinary and wine extravaganza benefiting cancer research at the Hollings Cancer Center at the Medical University of South Carolina. Located just south of Charleston, South Carolina, along 10 miles of pristine beach, Kiawah Island Golf Resort was recently named the No. 1 golf resort on the U.S. Mainland by readers of the prestigious Conde Nast Traveler magazine. Since its inception in 2009, Gourmet & Grapes has raised close to $500,000 dollars for cancer research programs at Hollings Cancer Center. With stagnant federal funding, this contribution has proved invaluable in the can... Read More

Book With Mexico Boutique Hotels and Give Back to Local Communities

Jan 3, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Mexico Boutique Hotels, a full service online hotel collection specializing in extraordinary boutique properties, is helping bookers "travel differently" in 2013. They're launching a series of charitable initiatives where MBH is pledging 5% of their booking revenue, starting with PEACE Mexico’s Alternative School in Punta Mita. The School provides underprivileged youth a place to overcome abusive homes, extreme poverty, no prior education or learning disabilities to help integrate them into the regular school system. “Our member properties are chosen in part because of their desire to give back to their communities, something very dear to us,” said Sylvie Laitre, Director of Mexico Boutique Hotels. “This year we’ve decided to step up those efforts, so we’re putting into place a series of... Read More

The World's First Philanthropic Vacation Club | Getaway 2 Give Collection

Dec 20, 2012  |   Contributor: Susan Kime

It started awhile ago when Adam Capes was the co-founder and president of a luxury residence fund called Equity Estates. This fund was, at the time in 2006, one of many playing in the destination club space, but Equity Estates had two exceptional differentiators: it was an equity based fund, where the members owned the homes they vacationed in (Right now, in 2012, it is the only equity based club that is successful, and still in existence). And second, was its philanthropic component, an unusual aspect to any destination club, back then.... Read More

Holiday Event at The St. Regis San Francisco to Benefit Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund

Dec 6, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Get your holiday cheer fix and do a little festive giving at the same time at The St. Regis San Francisco. The luxury hotel will host Holiday Magic with The Velveteen Rabbit , benefiting the Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund on December 9. “The St. Regis San Francisco prides itself on providing guests and locals with a truly exceptional and luxurious visit, whether it’s sharing celebrated traditions, superb holiday dining or bespoke experiences,” said Toni Knorr, General Manager. “We are excited to partner with Pahlmeyer Winery on the Give and You Shall Receive package, which benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters, as well as reintroduce the cherished Velveteen Rabbit afternoon tea party and performance for families with proceeds benefiting those impacted by Hurricane Sandy.”... Read More

Burberry Launches Second Largest Flagship Store in Chicago

Dec 4, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

Fashion and technology combined to help kick-off the opening of the new Burberry flagship store in Chicago at the end of last month. Located in downtown Chicago, the event marked the opening of the Burberry brand’s second largest store in North America. The opening featured a burst of creative... Read More

Neil Young To Appear at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa To Benefit Hurricane Sandy Victims

Dec 4, 2012  |   Contributor: Sally Farris  |  1 Comment

The Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City, NJ will host a Neil Young & Crazy Horse concert benefitting Hurricane Sandy victims. The Borgata will be the band’s last stop before they head to Australia and New Zealand. When asked by... Read More

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