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Giving Back: Sotheby’s Brings in $420,000 to Benefit Royal Opera House Foundation

“Many artists have found in wine a source of inspiration; it propels the mind towards imagination, fantasy, and towards truth too—in vino is truly veritas. The mirror, in particular, expresses truth and stimulates the imagination…I wanted this artwork to be fluid, flexible, dynamic, just like the flowing movement of a thought.”—Michelangelo PistolettoIn celebration of Ornellaia’s…

IKEA Announces Finalists of “Life Improvement Sabbatical Contest”

IKEA, The Life Improvement Store, announced today the five (5) finalists of the Life Improvement Sabbatical Contest who are in the running to win a year-long sabbatical* (worth $100,000) to improve the lives of others. Understanding that people have a desire to be a positive force within their community, IKEA offered this unique contest to…

Is Philanthropy the Key to Happiness?

by BH Yao Philanthropy is the act of giving or donating. Today it is generally associated with the voluntary giving to charitable causes, whether through money, time, services or through the donation of gifts, but the simple phrase of “looking after your neighbor” qualifies just as highly in philanthropic terms. Famous modern day philanthropists include…

Old or Young: Sleep is Important

Whether you are in the twilight years in a Canadian long term care facility or the formative years across the world in a developing country, the importance of a secure and comfortable night sleep cannot be overstated. Realizing the importance of sleep, ArjoHuntleigh is proud to support Sleeping Children Around the World. The local Toronto…

Visual Artist Darryl Daniels Uses Work to Help Musicians

“Mood of Remembrance” by Darryl Daniels Artist Darryl Daniels, whose jazz musician-inspired paintings have been seen on CD covers by world-renowned pianist Chick Corea, on festival posters for the Syracuse Jazz Festival, as well television (“The Cosby Mysteries” starring Bill Cosby) and film (Justice), is now using his artwork to help musicians in need. Daniels…

Philanthropy Is the New Sexy: Find the Next Great Eco-Hero

As the summer blockbuster season draws to a close, the greatest damsel in the most distress — Mother Earth — has yet to be saved. Environmentalist, green jewelry designer and trusted sidekick to eco-heroes-in-training Rebekah Green today announced the launch of a monthly “Eco-Hero Contest” through her website, http://www.rebekahgreen.com, that aims to inspire and reward…

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