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$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

Celebrate The Holiday Season With The St. Regis San Francisco & "The Velveteen Rabbit"

Nov 29, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

There’s nothing like the holiday season to help spread not only good cheer, but the willingness to lend a hand to those in need. This year the St. Regis San Francisco will host Holiday Magic with The Velveteen Rabbit in an effort to benefit the Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund. On December 9th, the ODC Dance Company will perform... Read More

Fontainebleau Miami Puts on Benefit for United Way Hurricane Sandy Recovery Fund

Nov 28, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

As part of the resort’s BleauLive performance series, music icon Dionne Warwick will be performing at the legendary Fontainebleau hotel to benefit the United Way Hurricane Sandy Recovery Fund. The impact of Hurricane Sandy on Warwick’s home state of New Jersey, paired with the resort’s personal understanding of these types of natural disasters, transformed this scheduled performance into a recovery effort following last week’s devastation. In addition to a seated cabaret-style concert by Warwick and surprise guests, attendees will have the opportunity to bid on a variety of live auction experiences to further benefit the families and individuals impacted by Hurricane Sandy, including dinner for 20 by Fontainebleau’s Scott Conant, signature chef of Scarpetta. This event marks the first Ble... Read More

Tackle Cancer With New England Sports Stars December 3 at Gillette Stadium

Nov 27, 2012  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

Boston sports stars, Gillette Stadium and a benefit to beat cancer. What more do we need to say to entice you to come out to the fifth annual New England Celebrities Tackle Cancer Gala, hosted by the Joe Andruzzi Foundation on December 3 at Gillette Stadium?... Read More

Adopt a Gargoyle, Save a Cathedral

Nov 26, 2012  |   Contributor: Sally Farris  |  1 Comment

The Duomo Cathedral in Milan is making interesting headway on their quest for preservation funding. As Milan's city budget tightens with the struggling world economy, the cathedral is in danger of losing its luster. According to CBC, Cathedral management decided to make a few sacrifices to prevent that from happening.... Read More

Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Drives Home $1.25 Million for Charity

Nov 19, 2012  |   Contributor: Tina Stewart

Automobile enthusiasts really revved up their engines to send donations over the $1 million mark at this year’s Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. This yearly event is the world’s premier luxury auto show, spotlighting the cr?me de la cr?me of collectible autos, and also unveiling high-end concept cars. Not just a parade of expensive showpieces, the Concours d’Elegance also donates proceeds to support local charities.... Read More

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