Gift Fair Enables Donations to Haitian Relief Efforts
January 27, 2010,
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-The New York International Gift Fair has established systems that allow participants in the fair to make individual donations to support relief for the victims of the Haitian earthquake.
Individuals may contribute to the relief efforts through the Gift Fair's Handmade division at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center from Saturday, Jan. 30 through Wednesday, Feb. 3. The fair has also made direct donations to Artisan Grant Initiative of Vital Edge Aid, a humanitarian organization that supports indigenous artisan communities in Haiti; and AmeriCares, a non-profit disaster-relief and aid organization that provides response to emergency medical needs.
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