‘kathi’s colors’ + Kathi Goertzen Foundation

glassybaby is partnering with the Kathi Goertzen Foundation on a new giving set:  ‘kathi’s colors’.  The set includes ‘courage’ and ‘brother’.  10% from the sale of ’kathi’s colors’ will be donated to the Kathi Goertzen Foundation to fund brain tumor and brain cancer research and to inspire and support patients and families as they undergo treatment.  To purchase the set, click here.

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Kathi Goertzen, long time KOMO 4 news anchor, who passed away on August 13, 2012, after a 14-year battle with benign brain tumors.  Kathi approached her illness with the same grace, humor and warmth that were the hallmarks of her broadcasts, which spanned nearly three decades.  ‘kathi’s colors’ pays homage to her alma mater, Washington State University.

‘ahoy’ + Sailors for the Sea

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glassybaby is partnering with Sailors for the Sea on a new giving set: ‘ahoy’.

The set includes ‘regal’  and ‘remembrance’.  10% from the sale of each ‘ahoy’ set will
be donated to Sailors for the Sea, an organization that educates and engages
the boating community in worldwide protection of the oceans.

 To purchase the set, click here.

‘a new day’ + One Day’s Wages

glassybaby is partnering with One Day’s Wages on a new giving set: a new day.

The set includes ‘brother’ and ‘wings’.  10% from the sale of each ‘new day’ set will be
donated to One Day’s Wages Health Fund, to help make health care accessible
to people living in extreme poverty.  To purchase the set, click here.

‘hope’ + Seattle Children’s Hospital

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glassybaby is partnering with Seattle Children’s Hospital on a new giving color:  hope.

10% from the sale of each ‘hope’ glassybaby will be donated to the Seattle Children’s Hospital
Emergency Patient Assistance Fund.  This fund ensures that finances don’t stand in the
way of health, safety and dignity. To purchase ‘hope’, click here.

‘million dollar baby’ winner unveiled

After tallying more than 4,500 votes from across the country, glassybaby unveiled the winner of its million dollar baby contest:  dream with original art by Fay Jones.  The limited-edition glassybaby will be available in stores and online beginning Friday, November 23rd.  Proceeds from the sale of the ‘million dollar baby’ will benefit Highland Food Bank in Tieton, Washington.

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The Highland Food Bank has been serving the Upper Yakima Valley for over 20 years.  Each month, the volunteer-run food bank feeds more than 1,500 people and provides toilet paper, laundry soap and other essentials.  They also provide a book for each child who visits.  The glassybaby donation will go towards a much-needed truck to help deliver food to those in need.

Seattle-based artist, Fay Jones, stopped by the Madrona studio last week to present Lee Rhodes, glassybaby founder, with the original sketch for the winning  million dollar baby’.  Fay is one of the Northwest’s most recognizable and beloved artists, with work featured in over 100 solo and group exhibitions.  Her works can be viewed at The Grover Thurston Gallery in Seattle, Washington, and at Laura Russo Gallery in Portland, Oregon, where she has an exhibit opening December 6th.

 

‘rudolph’ + Ben Towne Foundation


glassybaby is pleased to partner with the Ben Towne Foundation and announce our latest giving color: ‘rudolph’.  10% from the sale of each ‘rudolph’ glassybaby will be donated to the Ben Towne Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation.

Ben Towne was an amazing little boy who lost his fight with neuroblastoma when he was just three and a half years old.  His courage and strength inspired others to establish the Ben Towne Foundation.  The Foundation honors the memory of Ben and works to accelerate the pace of childhood cancer research—changing the way pediatric cancers are treated and cured.  To purchase ‘rudolph’, click here.