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Growing Sponsor Roster Announced for 2016 Party for Life

January 15, 2016—Gift for Life, the gift, stationery and home decor industries’ leading charitable organization, announced today that more than $155,000 in sponsorship has been pledged to date for its 24th Annual Party for Life, taking place Monday, February 1, at New York City’s Central Park Boathouse.  The robust, and growing, list of sponsors includes […]

ICON HONORS 2015 Celebrates Global Innovation in the Gift and Home Industry’s Most Sought-After Recognition

ATLANTA, July 10, 2015—The sixth-annual ICON HONORS celebrated the best in global innovation as top achievers and superior achievements were recognized on the most anticipated and important night in the home and gift industry. As a centerpiece of The Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market®, the July 9 event attracted a capacity audience of […]

Gift for Life’s Party for Life Raises $200,000 —Twenty-fourth edition honors industry leaders, supports DIFFA—

February 16, 2015— Gift for Life, the gift and home industries’ charitable organization, announced that its Party for Life fundraiser raised $200,000 for AIDS treatment and prevention.  The 24th annual event, which benefitted Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS (DIFFA), drew a record 500+ attendees to The Boathouse in New York City’s Central Park on Monday, […]

Gift for Life’s Party for Life Raises More Than $200,000 —Twenty-third edition honors industry leaders, supports DIFFA—

February 10, 2015— Gift for Life, the gift and home industries’ charitable organization, announced today its Party for Life event raised more than $200,000. The 23rd annual event was held on Monday, February 2 at The Boathouse in Central Park in New York City and welcomed hundreds of attendees.   “No other industry event combines […]

Gift for Life Holiday Pop-Up Shop Raises Nearly $8,000 —Donations from Industry Suppliers Filled the Shelves—

December 17, 2015—Gift for Life, the gift and home industries’ sole national charity, announced today that a Holiday Pop-Up Shop created by the Retail Design Institute New York Chapter (RDI) raised nearly $8,000 for DIFFA: Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS, Gift for Life’s sole beneficiary.  Nearly 40 gift and home industry suppliers and designers donated […]

Suzy Batiz, Howard Henschel, Arun Agarwal to be Honored —24th Annual Party for Life Award Recipients Announced—

August 6, 2015—Gift for Life, the gift and home industries’ sole charitable organization, announced today that three industry leaders—Suzy Batiz of Poo-Pourri®, Howard Henschel of The Norman Group, and Arun Agarwal of Nextt—will be honored during Gift for Life’s 24th Annual Party for Life, taking place Monday, February 1 in New York City. Suzy Batiz, […]

Gift for Life Appoints New Leadership, New Board Members

April 21, 2015— Gift for Life, the gift and home industries’ charitable organization, has announced new leadership and new board members. Frank Joens takes over as chairperson of the board, replacing Stu Teller who had served in that role since 2012. Joens is currently senior vice president and general manager of the LA Mart in […]