Kids Helping Kids: Donated Fridge Art to Help Children in Need Around the World

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Toronto design firm, DesignStyleTaste.com, announces the immediate release of their ‘2007 Fridge Art Calendar’. 100 percent of the profits from the sale of this unique calendar will be donated to Our Lady’s Missionaries. Our Lady’s Missionaries is an international community of women who have devoted their lives to service, by sharing life with the poor and least privileged.

Toronto design firm, DesignStyleTaste.com, announces the immediate release of their ‘2007 Fridge Art Calendar’. Featuring original artwork by creative and generous children, they donated their artwork knowing it would help children less fortunate. 100 percent of the profits from the sale of this unique calendar will be donated to Our Lady’s Missionaries.

This fundraising calendar showcases children’s artwork that was temporarily removed from their fridge while the family house was up for sale. Marty MacPhail of DesignStyleTaste.com explains ...

“As a Design Coach, we recommend that House Sellers remove all distractions from their house when preparing it for the resale market. This includes clearing off their fridge. And usually that’s where families proudly display their children’s artwork. In essence, we’re asking them to temporarily close their family’s art gallery. This makes us feel sad. Kids’ artwork is so bright, honest, uninhibited and creative. It should be on display.”

Sister Frances Brady from Our Lady’s Missionaries, reported that enough money was raised, from the sale of last year’s calendar, to purchase art supplies and lunches for 40 children for one year, as well as tuition and transportation to art school for two (2) children at the Community Family Development Program in Planalto do Pici, Brazil.

The 2007 Fridge Art Calendar also contains artwork developed by some of the children from Brazil who were beneficiaries of last year’s Fridge Art Calendar. The 2007 Fridge Art Calendar can be viewed and ordered online for $19.95 + taxes and shipping at http://www.DesignStyleTaste.com .

As a compliment to the calendar, the ‘Fridge Art GALLERY,’ where the artwork is exhibited, can be found at http://www.DesignStyleTaste.com. More fridge art will be exhibited as DesignStyleTaste helps more families get their houses ready to sell.

DesignStyleTaste.com is a design firm helping homeowners achieve a more comfortable and enjoyable environment in their home, whether to live in it, or entertain in it. They are experts at preparing or ‘staging’ homes to be sold. DesignStyleTaste.com has helped Homeowners and Agents sell over $30 million in real estate in the past three years. DesignStyleTaste.com is an extension of Millennium Dimensions Inc, established in 1987 by Bonnie Dell and Marty MacPhail.

Our Lady’s Missionaries (OLM) is an international community of women who have devoted their lives to service, by sharing life with the poor and least privileged. While focusing on children, families and women’s concerns, they work for global justice, peace and care for the earth. OLM have established missions in various locations around the world including Nigeria, the Philippines, Brazil and Guyana. Some of their ministries focused on children include: working with street children with emphasis on education, helping children of poor families attend school, providing primary health care, operating a school for deaf and blind children and support for physically handicapped children, AIDS orphans and children with AIDS.

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