You’re Invited: Fashion, Food & Ferrari’s…

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2 Nights of Fashion and Art to benefit Harboring Hearts



Do you like fashion and art?!  We have a couple of very exciting events coming up to benefit Harboring Hearts.

SASAKI at Ivy Brown Gallery

  • October 24th, 2011 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm at Ivy Brown Gallery at 675 Hudson Street, Floor 4, NY, NY

A. Turen Fat Free Fashion  

  • October 25th, 2011 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm at A. Turen at 85 Stanton Street, NY, NY


Read below for more information.  We hope you can join us for TWO nights of fashion, arts and philanthropy!

Warmest regards, Yuki and Michelle

SASAKI at Ivy Brown Gallery  

Your heartbeat and art? SASAKI is a Japanese artist who records your heartbeat in a project called HEARTBEAT DRAWING.  Come join us on Monday, October 24th from 6:00pm – 8:00pm at Ivy Brown Gallery (675 Hudson Street, Floor 4) for an evening of heart disease awareness and art!


A. Turen Fat Free Fashion

Come join us Tuesday evening, October 25th from  6:00pm – 8:00pm at A. Turen (85 Stanton Street)  for a night of fashion and art!   

Ashley Turen is a designer who takes old clothing from your wardrobe and makes them over!  Bring an old item from your closet and Ashley will turn it into a one of a kind piece!  Check out her website here.

$25 for Ashley to create a one of a kind piece and 10% of every purchase made will benefit Harboring Hearts.

A. Turen


Oktoberfest in Long Island

Oktoberfest in Long Island, NY

Join Harboring Hearts at Oktoberfest from 7:30 p.m. to midnight at Koenig’s Restaurant, 86 S. Tyson Ave., Floral Park. The evening includes dinner, wine, beer, Oompa music with German dancers, beer drinking contest and sing-a-longs for $80pp. RSVP by Oct. 8. For more information call 353-2987.

Harboring Hearts mission is to provide support to heart patients and their families through through a home-like haven and nurturing community of resources.

For more information, go to

Harboring Hearts Summer Fete

New Yorkers came out in full force for Harboring Hearts Summer Fete on August 13th, 2011. Despite the last minute venue and food vendor change, 250+ guests attended the event to celebrate a night of fun and philanthropy.

The event was held at Capri Hotel in Southampton, NY, food was sponsored by Nobu of Southampton, NY, open bar was sponsored by Moet Hennessy and music was provided by DJ Samantha Ronson.

We want to thank our corporate sponsors Phoenix Foundation and Paige Management for making this event possible.

Check out photo from the event below.

Every Dollar Matters is a daily deal site with a twist.  Instead of selling products or services, they share stories from non-profit organizations.  If the stories inspire you, you can make a micro-donation of $1.

We are featured on their site today! (August 18th, 2011) Please read Harboring Hearts’ story and consider making a donation of $1.  Your donation will provide housing and support for heart patients and their families.

Update: 113 people made micro-donations of $1 – $10 in 24 hours.  Thank you so much for your support!

Harboring Hearts Summer Fête

On Saturday, August 13th please join us for the Harboring Hearts Summer Fête to celebrate the launch of our redesigned website and help heart patients and families in need.

Enjoy a private dinner provided by Stone Rose & Benchmarc Events by Marc Murphy and an open bar sponsored by Moët Hennessy.

Bus transportation available from NYC-Hamptons for $20 cash roundtrip. For more information, please contact

The official afterparty will be held at AXE Lounge from Midnight-Close.
(5% of all table sales will go directly to Harboring Hearts)

2nd Annual Spring “Cherry Blossom” Community Event

On behalf of Harboring Hearts, we would like to cordially invite you to our 2nd Annual Spring “Cherry Blossom” Community Event onTuesday May, 10th from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at the Vivian and Seymour Milstein Family Heart Center at New York Presbyterian Hospital, 5th Floor (173 Fort Washington Avenue).  This year Goldman Sachs’ Community TeamWork has partnered with us to make this event happen.

Our event will include catered “heart healthy” dinner, relaxing activities and great live musical entertainment for heart patients and their families. We hope this community event will allow heart patients and their families to mingle with others going through similar experiences and create bonds that will last a lifetime.

A Winter Cocktail at the Rubin Museum of Art

Film by Krishna Yalla of Yalla Studios

Join us at Harboring Hearts’ first annual fundraiser at the Rubin Museum of Art, with special support from Credit Suisse, The New York Pops, Jarvik Heart, Warren Tricomi, and Alyse Zwick – Miss New York.

Harboring Hearts Board of Directors:

  • Michelle Javian, Co-Founder
  • Yuki Kotani, Co-Founder
  • Sean-Patrick Hillman
  • Kevin Mallen
  • Dr. Roxana Mchran
  • Ryan Mclkonian
  • Jessic Mclore
  • Megan Sterret

Host Committee

Alexandra Baker, Julian Brand, Sabrina Chapman, Peter Christodoulou, Theodore Cleary, Antonella Commella, Camilla Dorment, Adams Foldes, Tamara Goldstein, Magee Hickey, Nicole Liarakos, Jackie Markot, Erin Murphy, Sumit Nihalani, Brad Numann, Joanna Pallante, Christopher Powell, Saara Pritchard, Sasha Siegel, Joel Tricomi, Teddy Van Beuren, Alexandra Wasp, Daniela Weber, Nichole Wright, Sally Wu, Pree Yerramilli

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Shop with Your Heart!

Shop With Your Heart!

For those of you who could not make it out to the Hampton’s this summer for our first shopping event, you are in luck! We will be having a shopping event at Jessie James boutique in the West Village, NYC on December 1st, 2010.

A special in-store event from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm. Come shop with us and enjoy music, champagne and cupcakes!

Discount: 10% to customers, 10% to Harboring Hearts.

Customers can elect to have the entire 20% go to Harboring Hearts.