Celebrity Dog Art by Richard Gere, Martha Stewart, Rachael Ray, Judge Judy, Cyndi Lauper, Chevy Chase, Vanessa Williams, Glenn Close, Fiona Apple and more to be on display
WHAT: Ten life-size, fiberglass dogs painted by a group of charitable and artistic celebrities, have taken over the Time Warner Center shopping center in New York City.
WHO & WHY: The striking dogs -- painted by celebrities like Richard Gere, Martha Stewart, Rachael Ray, Vanessa Williams, Chevy Chase, Glenn Close -- are part of CELEBRITY DOGS UNLEASHED, a fund-raising art auction that benefits Green Chimneys, a 60-year-old non-profit organization that operates a special education school, a residential treatment center for children and a farm and wildlife rehabilitation center in Brewster, NY.
The auction for these sought-after dogs is live at www.charityfolks.com/unleashed and proceeds will benefit the children and animals at Green Chimneys. The auction continues through November 1. Other celebrities like Robin Quivers, Robert Kennedy Jr., Dan Akroyd, Stanley Tucci, Clive Davis also contributed to the auction and their dogs can be seen online.
WHEN & WHERE: Tuesday, October 14th – Friday, October 31st on the ground floor of the Time Warner Center - 10 Columbus (at 59th Street) in New York City.
ABOUT GREEN CHIMNEYS:
Headquartered in Brewster, NY, it is world renowned for its animal-assisted therapy program and operates a residential treatment center for children, an accredited special education school, a farm and wildlife rehabilitation center, an organic farm and horticulture therapy, a therapeutic riding program, community based services including a runaway shelter and community outreach center, Clearpool Education Center, Nature’s Nursery and Hillside Summer Camp, group homes, the Good Friend mentoring program, LGBTQ programs in New York City, programs and special events for the public and adult services programs in Connecticut. Each year, Green Chimneys serves more than 3,500 children and their families. More information on Green Chimneys is available at www.greenchimneys.org