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HappyDoll Annual Holiday Gala Gifts Revealed!

 Have you RSVP'd for our Annual Holiday Gala?

Get excited! Here's a list of some of our SILENT AUCTION ITEMS: photo 2

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 ●Handcrafted Goods from Ghana ( $100 value)

Includes: handwoven straw fan, cotton fabric clutch, handwoven wire bracelets, African black shea butter soap, trash can made of recycled water bottles, 2 giraffe pattern picture frames, and a bottle of California red wine

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Mandarina Duck Briefcase ( $300 value) 

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Silver Pendant Brooch with Black Seed Pearls by EXRoyal ( $120 value)

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●Lazy Susan Picture Frame Set (Suede) ( $60 value)

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●Lazy Susan Picture Frame Set (Silver) ( $60 value)

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Marimekko Pieni Unikko Huppu Bag ( $99 value)

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  ●Jasper Necklace by Kotomi Jewellery  ( $70 value)

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●Necklace by Kotomi Jewellery ( $70 value)

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● Michael Kors Green Jacket ( $495 value)

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● Stag's Leap Wine Cellars S.L.V. Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley ( $150 value)

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●Two 5 Classes Series at SoulCycle ($175 value x 2)

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SPANAlL $40 Gift Certificate for Ginza Modern Gel Polish Course

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MakeMeaning $75 Gift Certificate

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 ●VPL $50 Gift Certificate

Classes:

●80min Personal Training & Lifestyle Consulting by Amy Blitz ($130 value)

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●1 Hour Private Belly Dance Lesson by JAIDA  ($130 value)

 ●English/French 1 Hour private lesson by Thomas Levine ($50)

And here's a list of our LIVE AUCTION ITEMS!

That's not all, you'll also go home with an amazing goodie bag. Excited? So are we:)

We look forward to seeing you on Tuesday, December 10th! Remember, you MUST  register here to attend! 

-Help lift the spirits of children in need by donating to happydoll.org-

HappyDoll Annual Gala: Guests & Gifts Sneak Peek

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Why come to our Annual Holiday Gala? Here's a sneak peek of what to expect at the upcoming event!

A SNEAK PEEK AT OUR GUESTS:

Our Annual Holiday Gala will feature very special guests of honor, HappyDoll ambassador twins, Nithya and Kavya Borra.  The twins discovered our organization when they visited their mother at her office on Take Your Children to Work Day hosted by The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi last August.  This was the beginning of our amazing friendship.

After participating in the HappyDoll stuffing session at the bank, the Borra Sisters reached out to us with a brilliant idea: As part of their trip to India to visit family in the summer, they nominated themselves as HappyDoll Ambassadors to deliver the dolls to children facing hardships in India.

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As a result, the twins visited 2 organizations on their travels to India this summer -Valmiki Foundation Ashajyothi Foundation- where they hosted a HappyDoll session and delivered 160 decorated /100 blank dolls from the US.  The dolls decorated at these institutions in India have since traveled to children in GHANA.

At the Gala, the Borra Sisters will talk about their journey to India and their experience as HappyDoll ambassadors. Please join us for a special evening and meet our amazing ladies!

A SNEAK PEEK AT OUR LIVE AUCTION GIFTS:

★ LUNCH FOR TWO at Junoon ($ 200 value)

★ DINNER FOR TWO at Bohemian.

★ ONE FOURSOME at Trump National Golf Club ($2,000 value)

Convinced? GOOD! Now go here and please click RSVP YES!

Stay tuned--We'll continue to post more about our gifts!

-Help lift the spirits of children in need by donating to happydoll.org-

Hurry! RSVP and Win HappyDoll Prizes

Dear friends and family, We hope everyone enjoyed the Thanksgiving holidays! The fun isn't over yet, as the best part of the holiday season has yet to come.

Get ready to win prizes at the Holiday Event with HappyDoll and special guest chef, Josie Gordon on Wednesday, December 12th! 

Date: Wednesday, 12/12/12

Time: 6:30-9:00 pm (Program starts at 7:30 pm)

Place: VPL @5 Mercer Street (near Howard), New York, NY

Donation: $30.00 (tax deductible)

RSVP by Thursday, 12/6 to info@happydoll.org  (kids are welcome too!)

As HappyDoll.org approaches the end of its second year since the launch, this holiday event will mark a very important occasion for our organization. We would like to take this opportunity to thank our donors, volunteers, friends, and supporters for standing beside us as we continue to expand the circle of children connected by HappyDoll and spread the joy of giving.

We ask for your continued support, as your contribution is what keeps us going!

Please invite your friends to join to learn about the organization and help us spread the word about HappyDoll. New friends are always welcome!

At the event, New York-based chef and caterer, Josie, will share her delicious hors d'oeuvres and desserts, and we have chosen the perfect selection of wine to match her cuisine.

This year, we have prepared an exciting variety of prizes and auction items, which our supporters have graciously donated. Here's a sneak-peek of the fun lineup of prizes which you just might win at the event:

●Dinner for Two at Bohemian

$116 value

●Omakase (chef's choice) for Two at Gari

$300 value

●3 Classes at SoulCycle

$96.00 value

●Massage Therapy by Shoko Akiyama

90 minutes massage
$130.00 value

●2 Private Yoga Sessions by Erin Mallon

$200.00 value

●2 Flower Vases from Bungalow5

$156.00 value
 

●1-hour Private Running Session by Anthony Carillo

$125.00 value

 ●Four $25 Gift Certificates to FIVE GUYS plus 1 Original T-shirt & Cup

●Earrings from the Layla Collection by Mimi Johnson Design 

$68.00 value

●Bouquet of Flowers from Flowers by Special Arrangement

$50.00 value

●Gift Certificate from Flowers by Special Arrangement

$75.00 value

Trish McEvoy Make Up Set & Brow Shaping/ Makeup Lesson by makeup artist Lorenzo

$350.00 value

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●Tea by ITO EN USA

 

●Wine by Grande Harvest Wines

 

●Cookbook "Party Like a Culinista" by Josie Gordon & Jill Donenfeld

$21.95 per book  x10 copies
Excited? So are we!

We hope you can come out on 12-12-2012 as it will surely be a very special day. One two, one two, we want to celebrate with you!

Fall Cleaning Success!

We were very pleased by the turnout for the Fall Cleaning Party Fundraiser!
Despite the hurricane, more than 40 deteremined HappyDoll friends made it to the event.
Mimi's stunning jewelry work brightened up the party room, and once again our friends came with items that didn't quite make their "keep" list, and went home with new found items.
With the help of our supporters, we were able to raise $1, 182.00 from this event!
A big thank you to everyone for coming and supporting the cause.

So, what's our next project? We are excited to announce that we will be collaborating with MIKI HOUSE, a high-end Japanese children's brand.  Stay tuned for more details about this event!

-Help lift the spirits of children in need by donating to happydoll.org-

NEW DATE FOR OUR PARTY:

 Fall Cleaning Party

Sunday Oct 28th from 2:30-5:30 pm

1930 Broadway (btw 64th & 65th), Party Room 3rd Floor

What is Mine, is Yours!

 

$25 tax-deductible donation per person

includes drinks and snacks (cash, checks and credit cards accepted)

Fall is here--Clean out your closet, pick up new wardrobe

And make new friends, all for a good cause!

(Just bring your clean, unwanted clothes, accessories, kitchenware, toys and whatever, only in good condition)

SPECIAL GUEST 

Mimi Johnson (jewelry designer)

We are excited to announce our special guest, Mimi Johnson of Mimi Johnson Design, who will be showcasing her jewelry at the party. Mimi owns her own personal training business Wellmpowered and is a jewelry designer in New York City. You can see her designs at HERE.

10% of the sales will be donated to HappyDoll.org, including preorder sales. Please contact Mimi directly at mimijohnsondesign@gmail.com to place an order prior to the event. Don’t forget to mention that you are a HappyDoll friend!

If you like Mimi’s work please share her website with your friends on Facebook and Twitter @MJHealthStyle. The 50th person to “like” and “comment” on her Twitter or Facebook page will receive one of her signature designs for free!

 

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