Check out RE-Generation Gallery 2007 Auction and Benefit for Youth Homelessness
Virgin Mobile USA, Inc. [NYSE:VM], a leading provider of no-annual-contract wireless phone services targeted at the youth market, is hosting The RE*Generation Gallery 2007 Auction and Benefit to raise awareness and support for the issue of youth homelessness in America.
A night of art, dinner and great music will coincide with National Homeless Youth Awareness Month in November, designated by Congress as a result of efforts by Virgin Mobile and its partners.
A silent auction will feature a special gallery of works of art created by 21 internationally renowned artists. It is a 3 hour event that will be attended by the who’s who of the art, entertainment and fashion communities.
Who: Special guest host (TBD) and LCD Soundsystem founder, James Murphy. Artists involved in the silent auction include Diane Barcelowsky, Melinda Beck, Calef Brown, Thomas Campbell, Clayton Brothers, Daniel Davidson, James Gallagher, Julie Goldstein, Matt Hansel, Caroline Hwang, Jordan Isip, Chesiel John, Greg Lamarche, Matt Leines, Julia Marchand, Taylor McKimens, Jean-Pierre Roy, Antonio Sanchez, Denise Tassin, and Eric White, all of whom were specifically chosen by artist and curator Rich Jacobs for their powerful imagery.
When: Wednesday, November 7, 2007
Where: Skylight Studios, 275 Hudson Street (between Spring and Canal)
Why: Virgin Mobile USA, together with Virgin’s charitable arm, Virgin Unite, is helping a generation to help its own through The RE*Generation. Behind The RE*Generation is a pioneering pro-social campaign connecting Virgin Mobile’s more than 4.8 million customers and the public at large with non-profit organizations working on the front lines of activism.
For more information visit www.virginmobileusa.com/regeneration and to purchase tickets go to www.regenerationgallery.ciom
If you are in NYC during the early part of November, consider participating or donating to this very worthy cause.