2017 Proceed Distribution
From the total proceeds of the auction and gallery shop, 40% will be transferred to LOVE IS AN ART, the non-profit portion of the brand. Each year, Love Is An Art will work with non-profit organizations to support big impact projects.
The beneficiaries selected for this year are below:
Esperança Já | 5% of the 40%
Providence, Rhode Island
A nonprofit organization whose goal is to assist Cape Verdeans locally and globally with an emphasis on youth with disabilities.
Picos Boys Orphanage Facility Project | 15% of the 40%
Picos , Santiago Island, Cabo Verde
This mission is a multi-year rebuilding project with plans to create new facilities such as a vocational training area and a technology lab.
Assomada Girls Orphanage Renovation | 15% of the 40%
Assomada, Santiago Island, Cabo Verde
This mission will renovate the girls’ dorms and common areas as well as update computer equipment and career training facilities.
Love Is An Art | Empower Her | 5% of the 40%
This campaign will plan or invest in existing programs that improve the livelihood of Cape Verdean women. Projects will help promote a sense of self, educational advancement, quality of living , and control of destiny.
This year, funds will pay for the transport and distribution of donated womens’ apparel to Cabo Verde for a door to door operation, hospital distribution, and breast cancer awareness event.