Despite the devastating 2010 earthquake, Haitian artisans continue to create art that reflects their rich culture and history. Heart of Haiti collection brings these traditional, handcrafted treasures to Macy’s, the collection has beautiful works of art, from paper mache serving trays and sandstone bookends in vibrant colors, to metal work mirrors and wall plaques, each one-of-a-kind piece is handcrafted by Haitian artists. The products make perfect Holiday gifts with purpose and by purchasing from the Heart of Haiti collection you will help Haitian artisans and their families. This initiative has already helped to feed, clothe and educate more than 5,000 Haitians. Purchasing one of these handcrafted gift items directly benefits Haitian artisans by allowing them to support their families with dignity and purpose. It’s not an aid program – it’s about offering the people a way to work and earn a living making it much more sustainable than an aid program could be.
See the entire Heart of Haiti collection here and the photo above has some of my favorite gift ideas for this Holiday season.
Live in DC? You are invited to a special Heart of Haiti event
You’re invited to a special reception in honor of the latest additions to our exclusive Heart of Haiti line, available only at Macy’s. You will have a change to meet Pascale, one of the featured artists, and chat with her about her work and inspiration.
When: Thursday, December 1st at 5:30pm
Macy’s Metro Center
1201 G. Street N.W.
Washington, DC 20005
Disclosure: I have a working relationship with Macy’s via Everywhere Society.
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