This auction and many others are currently being run by ZNE and I wholeheartedly encourage your support. Please read this and respond by visiting their auction page…
(quoted from the ZNE site here, click for full details)
"In the Spring and early Summer of 2007, the San Francisco Bay Area artistic community’s bright future dimmed for an unbearable moment, when we lost two beautiful young women. On April 19, Dublin artist Gina Gabriell suffered the devastating loss of her 19 year old daughter Stevie Christine McMoyler to brain cancer, and on June 15, Danville artist Iva Wilcox suffered an equal devastation when her 17 year old daughter Brianna Lauren Grant died from complications as a result of a very rare disease – MDS – Myelodysplastic Syndrome."
…as a mother, my daughter now only 6 years old, my heart and mind cannot fathom what the mother’s of these two very bright, beautiful stars are dealing with. No parent should ever have to outlive their child. Please show your support in any way you can. If you cannot bid on this or any other auction they have listed, which I hope you will with your whole hearts, please do what you can by spreading the words. Banners are available through the ZNE site.
THE BOOK ON AUCTION
Bidding through Monday only!
This is only one of over 100 items on auction currently. Please bid generously on any one or more of the items to help lend support to the families of these two wonderful children.Earlier this year, 24 artists responded to a caffeinated query that produced a total of 300 FABULOUS pages resulting in three separate Coffee Cartel books. Consisting of 10 pages of caffeine induced creativity by some very talented artists – including Kelli Perkins of Cloth, Paper, Scissors fame – this single copy of the Coffee Cartel is being donated in support of ZNE’s Hope Sees a Star fundraiser.
THIS IS THE ONLY COPY OUTSIDE OF THE NINE COPIES OWNED BY THE ARTISTS. THERE ARE ONLY A TOTAL OF 10 COPIES OF THIS BOOK IN EXISTENCE AND NONE WILL BE MADE AVAILABLE EVER AGAIN.
Thank you all for your time and your compassion.
Hostess, Coffee Cartel