Bags in Action

11/11/12 - "In the Bag" for Wilson Area Arts Council

An Amanda Pearl "Anisa" Lune bag was our representative at the Wilson Area Arts Council's annual "In the Bag" benefit. Guests bid on a number of designer handbags, with proceeds going to support arts education in Oregon's public schools, including provision of facilities, musical instruments, and much-needed supplies during a time of funding cuts to such programs.

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9/28/12 - The DSWT Harambee Gala Dinner

The Harambee Gala Dinner was a celebration of the African Elephant and the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust's efforts to protect it, as well as an opportunity to raise essential funds to implement their lifesaving projects in Kenya. This exclusive evening featured a beautiful dinner, live and silent auctions, entertainment, and much more. An Ivory Roll Clutch was auctioned off to a lucky recipient, ...

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5/24/12 - P.S. Arts Bag Lunch

An Amanda Pearl "Taliana" Roll Clutch in brilliant Silver Micro-Sparkle was one of the items up for auction at the star-studded P.S. Arts Bag Lunch event in LA, now in its ninth year. The event raises money to fund arts education and after-school activities in cash-strapped Los Angeles public schools. Hosted at the home of socialite Shanna Brook...

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4/26/12 - Design on a Dime

A hand painted, one-of-a-kind throw pillow was part of a room designed by Aurélien Gallet, using artists from RAREculture.com, in the Housing Works "Design on a Dime" event, to benefit their "Get a Room" project. "Get a Room" provides essential services and shelter for low-income and homeless New Yorkers facing the challenges of living with HIV/AIDS. The items in the rooms were sold off to rais...

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3/26/12 - Jeffrey Fashion Cares

An Amanda Pearl Roll Clutch was auctioned off in support of this year's Jeffrey Fashion Cares event, which raised $610k to help people living with HIV/AIDS and to raise awareness of the issue, in particular how it affects the LGBTQ community. Check out their WEBSITE or our

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3/10/12 - MAR.IO at MARIO's

Mario's has celebrated the cosmic coincidence that Mar.10 (March 10) spells MARIO for over 20 years, and uses it as an excuse to help support local causes. If you shop during the MAR.10 event, you can buy raffle tickets and spin the wheel to win great prizes, including a couple of Amanda Pearl baubles. Proceeds this year will go to New Avenue...

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1/12/12 - Waterkeeper Alliance benefit

An Amanda Pearl handbag was auctioned off during the Fairmont Banff Springs Sports Invitational, to benefit Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.'s Waterkeeper Alliance. From January 12-15th, stars from the worlds of entertainment and sports joined host Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. to indulge in winter sports, evening galas and one-of-a-kind auctions to raise important funds for one of the most important environmenta...

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12/9/11 - Indego Africa's Celebration of Rwandan Partners & Programs

An Amanda Pearl bag was auctioned to support Indego Africa's ground-breaking programs connecting women in Rwanda with access to education and global commerce. Indego Africa's mission is to redefine an outdated handicraft model of economic development and to map out a replicable blueprint for unleashing the power of women entrepreneurs in Africa.

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11/7/11 - Kageno - a place of hope

An Amanda Pearl bag was auctioned off to benefit Kageno. Kageno, meaning "A place of Hope" in a Kenyan dialect, is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to "transform impoverished communities into places of opportunity and hope – through the development of self-sustaining community directed programs in Education, Health, Ventures (Income Generation), and Environment." Their belief is ...

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10/26/11 - Power of the Purse

An Amanda Pearl bag was auctioned to help support My Sister's Place's 2nd annual Power of the Purse event. My Sister's Place is the largest and oldest non-profit agency exclusively serving battered women and their children in the District of Columbia. Annually, thousands of victims of domestic violence find sanctuary from abuse in their residential programs and support services. Currently, thei...

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5/23/11 - Taste of the Nation NYC

Share Our Strength’s Taste of the Nation® is the nation’s premier culinary benefit, featuring top chefs and mixologists — all of whom are coming together to donate their time, talent and passion to end childhood hunger in America.

New York’s premier tasting event dedicated to ending childhood hunger gave attendees the chance to mix and mingle with NYC’s top toques, savoring...

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4/16/11 - Couture for Cancer

A unique women’s event combining compassion with fashion. It is a joint effort between the American Cancer Society, local retailers, and national and world fashion designers to provide an opportunity for businesses to fight one of the most dreaded diseases of our time. The 7th Annual Couture for Cancer will not only directly influence the lives of people and their families currently battling can...

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11/18/10 - Faces in the Wild Auction

Humanscale's 10th annual Faces in the Wild art auction and fundraiser is set for November 18, 2010, in Humanscale's NYC showroom.

Started in 2000, Faces in the Wild has raised more than $390,000 in direct donations to WWF, including matching donations from Humanscale. At the 2008 event, a record $75,000 was raised on bids and donations alone, resulting in a total donation of $150,000. ...

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8/21/10 - HEAT Benefit for the Southampton Hospital Ellen Hermanson Breast Center

The Ellen Hermanson Foundation, sponsor of Ellen's Run, celebrated 15 years of leading the fight against breast cancer on the East End with a Gala party, HEAT, on Saturday evening, August 21, 2010 at the home of Steven Klein in Bridgehampton. Honorary Event chairpersons were Kim Cattrall and Edie Falco. Event Chairpersons were Christie Brinkley and Lisa Schifter Greenberg and the honorees were Ste...

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6/10/10 - An Evening with the Wildlife Conservation Society

Join the Junior Committee of the Wildlife Conservation Society for an evening at the Central Park Zoo. Drinks, Dining, and Dancing with music by DJ Cassidy. ...and an Amanda Pearl Pasha bag up for auction to support their cause!

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4/14/10 - Ovarian Cancer National Alliance Spring Gala

The Junior Committee of the OCNA is comprised of local young professionals committed to furthering the goals of the organization through fundraising, outreach and corporate partnerships. They threw a Spring Gala with a night of dancing and silent auction, including an Amanda Pearl jewelry set.

The OCNA is the foremost advocate for women with ovarian cancer in the United States.

4/8/10 - New Yorkers for Children Fête

The Friends of New Yorkers For Children (NYFC) hosted the Seventh Annual Spring Dinner Dance-New Year's in April: A Fool's Fête at the Mandarin Oriental. An auction, which included an Amanda Pearl Roll Clutch, helped to raise nearly $450,000 to benefit youth in foster care in New York City.

Founded in 1996, NYFC is committed to enriching the lives of young people in foster care as they...

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3/21/10 - A Wild Affair

Chaired by Barbara Spencer, this incredible evening will include cocktails, a delicious dinner prepared by Le Vallauris, music, live and silent auctions, a film presentation, and a special multimedia wildlife show. One of the auction items will be an Amanda Pearl Safari Print Lune Bag!

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3/10/10 - MAR.10 Event at Mario's

Mario's has celebrated the cosmic coincidence that Mar.10 (March 10) spells MARIO for over 20 years. Stop into Mario's Seattle or Portland on March 10th and shop to qualify yourself for a spin on the "Prize Roulette Wheel". You can win something from a wide assortment of Mario's merchandise from men's and women's clothing, handbags, accessories, apothecary, home and even jewelry (including...

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12/17/09 - Mario's Holiday Party

Head to Mario's for an evening to benefit Huntington's Disease Documentary. There will be an auction full of great items (including an Amanda Pearl clutch, naturally), a raffle with fab prizes, and 10% of the evening's sales will be donated to the Huntington Disease Documentary.

RSVP now, as space is limited: rsvp@marios.com - Mario's: 1513 Sixth Avenue, Seattle

12/2/09 - Indego Africa's Celebration of Rwandan Progress!

Ibirori! Indego Africa's 2nd Annual Celebration of Rwandan Progress with an auction including an Amanda Pearl Lune bag.

When: Wednesday, December 2, 2009, 7:30-11:30pm
Where: NEW YORK CITY! POP Burger Midtown, 14 E. 58th Street, btw Madison &...

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8/15/09 - Heat: Celebration & Auction

The Ellen Hermanson Foundation (Ellen's Run) was established in 1997 to honor the memory of Ellen Hermanson and carry on the important work to which she devoted so much of her time and energy. This year's benefit on August 15th is in celebration of the new Ellen Hermanson Breast Center at Southampton Hospital. An Amanda Pearl roll clutch (along with other fabulous items!) will be auctioned...

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5/27/09 - P.S. Arts "Bag Lunch"

Held at Pamela Levy's fabulous estate and co-hosted by Elizabeth Stewart of Vanity Fair, George Kotsiopoulos, Maria Bell, Susan Campos, Jo Champa, Kristin Davis, Zooey Deschanel, Jill Eisenstadt, Lisa Eisner, Cristina Ehrlich, Jacqui Getty, Arianne Phillips, Brigette Romanek, Gela Taylor, Kerry Washington and Rachel Zoe, this "Bag Lunch" shopping event is completely underwritten, so 100% o...

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5/20/09 - Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation NYC 2009

Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation NYC 2009 - an evening of tasting and toasting to support the fight against childhood hunger. This year's Taste of the Nation event will feature signature dishes and desserts from more than 50 of the finest restaurants in New York, a selection of top-rated wines and creative cocktails, and a one-of-a-kind Amanda Pearl handbag at auction! For more information...

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3/12/09 - Power of the Purse

Now in its fourth year, Power of the Purse pairs Portland's most notable leaders, artists, entrepreneurs, and philanthropists with local purse designers to create handbags of their dreams. Each piece is a unique work of art that is auctioned off during a live fashion show showcasing the fabulous handbags, the creative individuals who inspired the design, and the bright stars of the evenin...

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12/1/08 - Benefit for new yorkers for children

December 1st and 2nd, 2008: An Amanda Pearl roll clutch was featured in the hautelook.com sale benefiting New Yorkers for Children.

Participating designers include: Amanda Pearl, Burberry, Calvin Klein, Ferragamo, , Longchamp, Michael Kors, Oscar de la Renta, Prada, Roger Vivier, Sigerson Morrison, Valentino, Versace, Zac Posen and more!

6/11/08 - Books for Kids Cocktail Party Auction

June 11, 2008: Two Amanda Pearl bags from the Spring 2008 Collection were auctioned to raise money benefitting the Books for Kids Foundation--helping to promote literacy among all children with special emphasis on disadvantaged and at-risk children and youth. Funds raised by the event help establish new libraries, provide books and launch literacy programs that will benefit thousands of ...

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6/9/08 - "Ladies on the Links" Auction

June 9, 2008: Two Amanda Pearl pieces went up for auction at The First Tee of Seattle's "Ladies on the Links" Auction. The First Tee of Seattle's mission is to positively impact the lives of young people, particularly disadvantaged kids, by providing educational programs that promote character development and life-enhancing values through the game of golf. The organization is "an educati...

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3/9/08 - Think Green Scholarship Auction

March 9, 2008: Amanda Pearl one-of-a-kind hand beaded handbag auctioned at the THINK GREEN Scholarship Auction 2008 benefiting the Francis W. Parker of Chicago.