Are you ready for an evening with other art enthusiasts enjoying hors d’ oeuvres, sipping fine wines and cocktails, dessert an art auction and salon to help a local non-profit organization? Well, this event is for you.
On Friday September 9th Project Angel Heart will host their 10th Annual “Art for Life” event. The night will start at 6 p.m. and end at 10 p.m. at the Artwork Network, 878 Santa Fe Dr., Suite 2, Denver, CO 80204. A crowd of over 500 people will gather to share a night of fun with an art auction featuring over a hundred artistic creations donated by local and national artists to bid on.
As you are mingling amongst the others bidding on the artwork you can enjoy an “Art Salon” showcasing local emerging art students from the Denver School of the Arts and Art Students League of Denver. The salon will be juried by local artist Bill Starke.
All of the proceeds from the night will help fulfill Project Angel Heart’s mission of delivering nutritious meals, at no cost, to adults and children battling life-threatening illnesses in Colorado.
In 2010 the event generated nearly $60,000 for Project Angel Heart.
2011 event sponsors include: American National Bank, United Healthcare, Gerretson Realty, Inc., Michael Ragsdale, Deidre O’ Callaghan, Michael O’ Donnell, Lynne and John Grigsby, Karsten Riggs.
2011 community partners include: 5280 Magazine, American Harvest Organic Spirit Vodka, Robert Modavi Wines, OutFront Colorado, Walker Fine Art, Frederic Printing, Bouquets.
About Project Angel Heart
Project Angel Heartdelivers nutritious meals to improve quality of life, at no cost, for those coping with life-threatening illness. The agency began serving those battling disease in Denver in 1991, delivering meals to its first 12 clients from a single pan of donated lasagna. Most clients were battling HIV/AIDS and did not have the strength to leave their homes or prepare their own food. Since then, Project Angel Heart’sservice has expanded exponentially. In 2009, the agency delivered 410,223 nutritious meals to 1,842 clients in Denver and Colorado Springs with the support of more than 3,000 volunteers. This year, Project Angel Heartexpects to serve more clients than in 2009, all of whom are battling a variety of diseases including cancer, end-stage renal disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, diabetes, congestive heart failure and multiple sclerosis. Project Angel Heart has received the highest designation possible, 4 stars, from Charity Navigator. Charity Navigator is the premier independent evaluator of charities in the United States. A 4-star designation is given only to charities who meet the highest quality of standards in transparency, efficiency, and stewardship. Only 5% of Charity Navigator charities have received 4-star rankings for five consecutive years. Project Angel Heart is proud to be one of these charities.
For more information, please visit www.projectangelheart.org. or Lisa Amend, Wild River Public Relations, 719-201-3619, firstname.lastname@example.org .