Wednesday, January 16, 2008

local arts advisory supports one warm coat

Shauna Lee Lange Arts Advisory of Alexandria, Virginia is proud to support one of the very cosiest charity campaigns in town, the One Warm Coat drive. This non-profit organization provides needy people, through established human services groups, with free warm coats to survive the winter.

One Warm Coat is a San Francisco based national organization, originally conceived in 1992, that carries an impressive accomplishment record. In the 2005 - 2006 campaign year, over 200,000 coats were donated to over 42 states. As seen on Good Morning America, the One Warm Coat organization carries an impressive list of corporate sponsors.

Shauna Lee Lange Arts Advisory is proud to join the long list of private donors and corporations like the Charles Schwab Foundation; The Glad Products Co.; The Examiner Newspaper; The Timberland Company; Kaiser Permanente; W.L. Gore & Associates; the Gap; Ghiradelli Chocolate Company; Burlington; and Google.

We think Van Gogh would have liked all of Metropolitan DC to participate in the effort He said, "It is not the language of painters but the language of nature which one should listen to, the feeling for the things themselves, for reality is more important than the feeling for pictures."