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Tuesday, March 29, 2011

More Limited Edition Prints

W + K Studios is just one of many poster designers listed on Flavorwire raising money for Japan. Prices Vary.

What you can do?
Buy a poster

Monday, March 28, 2011

Pottery Raffle for Japan

Monohanako West is raffling three prizes of fine pottery to raise money for those in need in Japan. 100% of donations will go to the Japanese Red Cross. Hanako Nakazato is a 13th generation potter who lives part time in her hometown of Karatsu, Japan, and the rest of the year in Union Maine, USA. Hanako writes, "I believe a collective effort can make a huge impact on the world."

What you can do?
Buy a Ticket:
Tickets are $10/ea - ticket sales will end April 29th
The 3 winners will be chosen using on April 30th
The winners will be notified via email and announced on the blog.

The Poster Cause Project

75% of proceeds from Japan Quake Relief Posters will be donated to Doctors Without Boarders.

What can you do?
Purchase a print - $15 each plus shipping

Success Story $86,000 in just 2 days

A group of Seattle based artists successfully raised $86,000 during a two day art sale to benefit Japan. All proceeds from donated art (paintings, drawings, calligraphy, sumi-e, ceramics, jewelry, sculpture, prints, and more) went to relief causes. Check out their website to see who participated and how it was done.

Modern Relief Quilt Raffle

Modern Relief has decided once again to bring the modern sewing community together in the name of fundraising for the relief efforts in the wake of the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

What you can do?
Buy tickets from Modern Relief ($10/ea) and enter to win one of 50 gorgeous handmade quilts that have been generously donated. Kick-off is April 4th.

Tokyo Subway Quilt Map Giveaway

Elizabeth Hartman (quilter, writer, blogger, artist) is giving away her Tokyo Subway Map quilt to a blog reader.

What you can do?

To enter the giveaway, make a donation to the American Red Cross International Disaster Relief Fund. Donate, return to her blog, leave a comment with the last 7 digits of the tracking number on your receipt. Elizbeth will keep entries open through next Wednesday, March 23, at which time she'll use the Random Number Generator to select a winner for the quilt.

Satsuma Press Fundraiser & Giveaway!

Lynn Russell of Satsuma Press is raising money for Shelterbox, an international disaster relief charity

What you can do?
From now through April 6th, buy HEARTS + HANDS letterpress printed cards for $10 each. 100% of the proceeds go to Shelterbox for Japan Relief. When you buy you will be entered into a giveaway of donated items from many artists! See Satsuma Press for details.

Quilts for Quake Survivors in Japan

Two fabric artists, Daniela and Susan, teamed up to form Quilts for Quake Surviors. Together they are hosting workshops in Portland, OR and other places to create a collection of community-made handmade log cabin quilts leading up to a show + live auction event in Portland on May 11th.
All proceeds (100%) will be donated to a charitable organization.

What you can do?
1. Donate fabric cut to 2″ wide fabric strips or assemble some of those strips in simple log cabin quilt squares.
2. Bid on quilts - May 11th
3. Donate your own quilts
4. Spread the word to other quilters!

Saturday, March 26, 2011

Bake Sale for Japan !

"With only five days left, until the online bake sale for Japan on March 30th, 2011. The list of bloggers, writers, bakers, and professional chefs has grown to nearly 90! We come from nine countries, on four continents and we have one thing in common, we want to raise a lot of dough for Second Harvest Japan!"

What you can do?
Spread the Word and bid on baked goods on March 30th !