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October 7, 2016

Hurricane Matthew Update

On October 4th, 2016 Hurricane Matthew made landfall in Haiti. The storm ravaged much of the southwestern peninsula with winds of over 145 mph. Roads were cut off, power lines downed, roofs torn from most schools and homes, widespread agricultural and livestock losses, and over 1,000 people were killed in this monster storm.

There is much work to be done. A number of very effective, locally led response and relief efforts have been underway in the immediate aftermath.

Many people are asking how they can help. For the months of October and November all donations through our website will be directed to the first responders we know best, our Haitian partners, The St. Luke Foundation for Haiti. To donate click HERE.

Our hearts go out to Haiti in this, her latest challenge, and we send gratitude and respect to all the first responders working in partnership with these devastated communities to rebuild.

In solidarity,
APJ

APJ is going to London!

Join Artists for Peace and Justice and Bovet 1822 as we launch Brilliant is Beautiful: a new fund to support scholarships for girls education around the world.

The event will be held in honor of Karen Elson and will be hosted by Pascal Raffy, Gilles Bragard, alongside Amber Heard, Jeremy Parisi, Johan Ernst Nilson, Karolina Kurkova, Kelly Brook, Moran Atias, Petra Nemcova and many other friends!

The night will include a magnificent dinner prepared by Chef to Her Majesty the Queen of the United Kingdom, as well as a live auction and a very special performance by Maxwell.

Major thanks to our event chair, Caroline Stanbury, as well as our incredible event committee, for making this night possible.

There are a limited number of tables and tickets available. For table and ticket reservations, as well as sponsorship and other inquiries, please contact: events@apjnow.org

We hope to see you in London!

Time to celebrate, cabaret style!

Join us and our partners Bovet 1822 at the 2016 Festival Fair in Toronto on September 11th, honouring the remarkable Sean Penn.

This year’s special event will be hosted by Maria BelloMaxwell, Pascal Raffy of Bovet 1822, George Stroumboulopoulos and more friends to be announced soon!

A big thank you to our fabulous co-chairs Natasha Koifman and Suzanne Boyd and our event committee members Nicholas Mellamphy & Simona Shnaider.

For more information on sponsorship opportunities, please email events@apjnow.org.

To reserve your tickets and to learn more about the event click HERE.