Gift for Life, in partnership with industry-leading home manufacturers and market-makers, today announced that the “Home vs Hunger” event at High Point Market raised $17,700 for World Central Kitchen’s crisis-related hunger relief programs.
“We can’t begin to express our gratitude to Gift for Life’s Home vs. Hunger team,” said Cole Daugherty, chair of Gift for Life. “They did an extraordinary job of organizing, partnering and delivering a first-ever event at High Point Market. Gift for Life’s home market debut event was well-attended by top home brands, influential media and design community movers and shakers.”
Held Friday, October 21, 2022, in the Eichholtz showroom in the heart of downtown High Point, the ‘get to know you’ event raised a total of $17,700 with generous donations from Eichholtz and Loloi as well as many individual contributions from the home industry and design community. During the evening, Home vs Hunger committee members shared information about World Central Kitchen and Gift for Life’s fundraising efforts.
Following the successful market events this past month, the Home vs Hunger committee will be developing an ongoing series of fundraising activities at High Point Market.
Home vs Hunger committee members include:
- Sharon Davis, ART
- Jen Dolan, Arteriors
- Jenny Heinzen York, Currey & Company
- Jonathan Cochran, Eichholtz
- Chris Amos, International Market Centers (IMC)
- Mark Furlet, International Market Centers (IMC)
- Russ Jones, Ivystone
- Douglas Self, J. Douglas
- Sandra Standefer, Loloi Rugs