Tuesday, September 13, 2011
PROCEEDS FROM 10th ANNUAL ART FOR LIFE EVENT PROVIDE HOPE, MEALS TO PATIENTS WITH LIFE THREATENING ILLNESSES
Denver, CO -- Over 400 art enthusiasts gathered for an evening of fine art, hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, wine, and good company at Project Angel Heart’s tenth annual Art for Life at Artwork Network in Denver. This year’s event highlighted more than 100 local and internationally recognized artists who donated their work to a silent auction benefiting Project Angel Heart. This year, artwork from students at the Denver School of the Arts and Art Students League of Denver was also featured.
The event raised nearly $70,000 for Project Angel Heart.
“We are so pleased with the turnout at Art for Life this year. The food, the music, the art, and the party where amazing,” said Mindy Davidson, Director of Development for Project Angel Heart. “ The funds raised, will help provide 420,000 meals to clients who depend on us for life-sustaining nutrition.”
2011 event sponsors included: American National Bank, United Healthcare, Gerretson Realty, Inc., Michael Ragsdale, Deidre O’ Callaghan, Michael O’Donnell, Lynn and John Grigsby, Karsten Riggs.
2011 community partners included: 5280 The Denver Magazine, American Harvest Organic Spirit Vodka, Robert Modavi Wines, Out Front Colorado, Walker Fine Art, Frederic Printing, Bouquets, KUVO – Jazz 89.3, Omega Marketing.