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DEF/JFC RAFFLE TO BE HELD TOMORROW, SEPTEMBER 8 September 07, 2010 (0 comments)


New York, NY--Tickets are still available for a raffle tomorrow to benefit the Diamond Empowerment Fund and Jewelers For Children. Tickets are $20 each or six for $100. The drawing will be held September 8, for the following prizes:

Golfing trip for two to the PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida

Yoga class experience with Diamond Empowerment Fund co-founder Russell Simmons

“Jewelry Store” by Roger Hoit, from the Eyes of Africa Photography Exhibition at de Castellane Gallery

Women’s Le Vian watch with 2.795 ct diamonds, retail value of $9,995

Women’s Le Vian watch with 2.02 ct diamonds, retail value of $9,895

18-inch 14k gold necklace with white topaz from Forever White by the Yard by Jeffrey Beri, retail value of $759

Wing, Skull and Star Charm Necklace by Simmons Jewelry Company, with a .005 ct diamond each on a 22 inch chain, retail value of $220.

Jewelers for Children was founded in 1999 by the U.S. jewelry industry with the mission of helping children in need. Since its inception, JFC has donated more than $ 35 million to programs benefiting children whose lives have been affected by illness, abuse, or neglect.  

The Diamond Empowerment Fund was founded in 2007 with the mission of supporting education initiatives to develop and empower economically disadvantaged individuals in African countries where diamonds are a natural resource. 

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