Skip navigation
News
icon

Jewelers for Children Celebrates 14 Years of Giving Back

By JCK Staff
Posted on June 15, 2012
Printer-friendly versionsend to friend
Comments

Jewelers for Children held its 14th Annual Facets of Hope event in Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino on June 3.

Andrew shares his experiences in the foster care system and how CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) helped him to get where he is today.
 
The event, which attracted more than 1,600 industry guests, recognized Pamela Mortensen of J.C.Penney and Ruth Batson of the American Gem Society as well as adolescents who have been impacted by the organization.

Alex talks about his experience shooting a Jewelers for Children PSA with actress Marcia Gay Harden.
 
This year, Jewelers for Children raised more than $2.5 million. Since the charity’s founding in 1999, more than $40 million has been donated to organization’s such as St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, the Make-A-Wish Foundation of America, and the National CASA Association.

Maggie shares her experience during cancer treatment and how she now works at St. Jude, the hospital that saved her life (photos courtesy of JFC).

To receive the latest jewelry news and blogs every day, subscribe to JCK’s e-newsletter here.
© 2014 Reed Exhibitions, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved. Use of this website is subject to its Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.
Website design and management by McMurry/TMG, a custom media firm. 1129 20th Street NW, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20036.