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End of Summer Soiree: Silent Art Auction, Raffle and Live Jazz
September 30, 2010
The warm embrace from our community artists, musicians, volunteers, and donors through their openhearted gifts of time, talents and contributions was evident at this unforgettable happening! The evening touched all of our senses with vibrant art, memorable music, delicious cuisine, meaningful conversations and selfless giving!
A Concert for Gifted Hands
January 16, 2011
Three bands -- The Bowmans, The Peel School, and Standard Standard hosted a night of meaningful music for a meaningful cause at The Living Room. Thanks to all of you that came out in the winter weather to help keep the programs and services at Gifted Hands rockin' & rollin'!
The Benefit of Love, Valentine's Day Celebration
February 10, 2011
Gifted Hands extends a BIG thank you to the Cappellini Showroom staff for their outstanding contribution of a festive space for the Benefit of Love where the perfect Valentine ambiance happened. To Carrie and Brian Packin of Lounge 48 – thank you for the beverages. They were such a compliment to the confections donated by Whole Foods. This event took place because of our extraordinary event coordinators Bess Knox, Sarah Currid and the volunteer team that continue to create amazing benefits to raise awareness and support for our clients. The music from both bands created an atmosphere of love and warmth in the February cold. To our guests, raffle gift donors, Lady GaGa ticket donor, jewelry  shoppers, and monetary contributors we were able to raise almost $5,000 by the end of the evening due to you, our benefactors of L-O-V-E!
Spring Soiree Highlights
Beauty Binge
June 23, 2011
Gifted Hands is incredibly grateful to Shop Addicts, their founder Dee  Rivera, and all of the Beaty Binge 2011 vendors for sponsoring Gifted  Hands at this event. It was a great opportunity to introduce Gifted  Hands and our cause to attendees at the event. And, four graduates of Gifted Hands' PET (Potential Empower Train) program--Zorina, Alasha, Alisha and Bethany (pictured left)--received awards for outstanding entrepreneurial  business and will receive mentoring in web design, branding and will get  to shadow a jewelry designer for a day thanks to Shop Addicts. 

Watch TheSalonGuy video on the event, including an interview with Dee Rivera, our own Dustee Hullinger, and PET graduate Zorina. More Articles about Beauty BInge 2011 and its support for Gifted Hands: LIFESTYLE + CHARITY.com / 24Blogazine.com
Spring Soiree: Silent Auction, Raffle, Music and Dance
March 23rd, 2012
The Spring Soiree showcased the jewelry of GH artists and the courage of the people involved in life-changing experiences amidst a rockin' good time! Your attendance and generosity resulted in close to $4,000 of additional funds for Gifted Hands to continue the programs that connect New York City neighbors as we discover together the healing nature our creativity and ingenuity produces!

Thanks Chrystie 141 Lounge staff for the warm atmosphere in which to celebrate. To the Gifted Hands artists that exhibited their fine jewelry, we applaud your imaginative talents.To those who shared their journeys, we embrace the power that brings us together. And to Vijoya Chappelear and Chance Spiessbach, our hosts, your perseverance to ensure this event happened inspires us all to give beyond boundaries!
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theSalonGuy interviews Zorina with other PET grads, Alasha, Alisha, & Bethany.

Gifted Hands had the opportunity to sell jewelry made by designers and PET graduates.

Zorina, Dustee and Alasha with the women from the blog LIFESTYLE+CHARITY

Beauty Binge Highlights
Jewelry Party By P.E.T. Designers
August 24th, 2013
This summer, 13 women are graduating from Gifted Hands jewelry business course, PET program!
They not only learned jewelry techniques and basic business skills, but some also stepped out of their difficult situations, such as homelessness or depression, and gained confidence by learning new skills and sharing joy with others.

COME and SUPPORT these amazing designers as they showcase the jewels at their own booth in Lower East Side. Gifted Hands will provide light snacks and drinks.
Creation Event: An Art & Poetry Exhibit
June 1st, 2013
Program participants, volunteers of Gifted Hands, and members of Morning Star New York Church created artworks inspired by God's Creation. Sponsored by Morning Star New York Church and Gifted Hands, creative arts were highlighted through live music, dance, poetry, jewelry design, painting, and mixed media.
Gallery Opening of the Underground Gathering Place
The Lambs Underground Gallery, 63 Rivington St, New York, NY 10002
July 30th & 31st, 2011
The  community of volunteers at the Lambs Underground Gallery has invited  artists to be a part of their newest endeavor: the Underground Gathering  Place--a place to gather, a place to create, and a place to exhibit. Artists of all experience levels will showcase their pieces that reflect  on the quote by Modernist poet Marianne Moore: "The heart that gives, gathers."