ⓘ Category:Art for charity

Art for charity

Art for charity is the practice of using art in some way to serve charitable causes. Artists may produce works specifically to be sold for charity or creators or owners of artistic works might donate all or part of the proceeds of sale to a good cause. Such sales are often conducted by auction. Investors look at both auctions and donations to art-related charities when considering philanthropy opportunities. Alternatively, works may be exhibited with ticket sales being donated. Such exhibitions sometimes incorporate art related to or by those who benefit from the charitable donations.

The Book of the Homeless

The Book of the Homeless is a 1916 collection of essays, art, poetry, and musical scores. Proceeds of its sales were used to fund civilians displaced by World War I. It was edited by Edith Wharton.

Fundred Dollar Bill Project

The Fundred Dollar Bill Project is an art project implemented by Mel Chin, and is aimed to connect and represent the voices of children across the United States, with the end goal to propose a funding solution for the lead contamination in the soil of New Orleans, Louisiana. People in the United States and around the globe are invited to draw their own 100 dollar bills and send to collection centers, or schools, for safekeeping. During a nationwide road-trip in an armored truck, the Fundred Dollar Bills will be collected. The completed Fundred Dollar Bills will be presented to Congress for ...

Heroes Against Hunger

Heroes Against Hunger is a 1986 all-star benefit comic book for African famine relief and recovery. Published by DC Comics in the form of a "comic jam," or exquisite corpse, the book starred Superman and Batman. Spearheaded by Jim Starlin and Bernie Wrightson, all proceeds from the comic went to hunger relief in Africa.

Heroes for Hope

Heroes for Hope: Starring the X-Men is a 1985 Marvel comic book designed to raise awareness about hunger in Africa. Proceeds from the comic went to the American Friends Service Committee, to assist in their work on behalf of African famine relief and recovery. Published in the form of a "comic jam," or exquisite corpse, the book featured an all-star lineup of comics creators as well as a few notable authors from outside the comic book industry, such as Stephen King, George R. R. Martin, and Edward Bryant. It also saw a rare Alan Moore Marvel Comics credit outside his early Marvel UK work. ...

Horror For Good: A Charitable Anthology (Volume 1)

Horror for Good: A Charitable Anthology is a non-themed anthology of thirty-two horror short stories, featuring some of the biggest names in the horror fiction genre, including Joe R. Lansdale, Ramsey Campbell, Jack Ketchum, F. Paul Wilson, Ray Garton and Joe McKinney. It was published by Cutting Block Press in 2012 and 100 percent of the proceeds will go to amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research. The anthology was co-edited by Mark Scioneaux, Robert S. Wilson and R. J. Cavender. Scioneaux, Horror for Good founder, writes in his original introduction that "The heart of the horror communit ...