NEW YORK, NY, April 03, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Lisa Marie Kao and the Zarin's attend "Hirschfeld for Haiyan" relief benefit for the American Red Cross at Suttons & Robertsons on March 13, 2014 in New York City.
Original Housewives of New York former cast member, Jill Zarin and her husband Bobby, welcome their new Upper East Side neighbors, Suttons & Robertsons, a UK based collateral loan company to NYC. Together, Jill & Bobby Zarin and Suttons & Robertsons are teaming up to do some good to help the disaster victims of Typhoon Haiyan. The famed NY duo's collection of 30 rare pieces of artwork by Al Hirschfeld will be sold off for Typhoon Haiyan Relief benefiting The American Red Cross. The Zarin's donated the profits from the sale of their artwork and Suttons & Robertsons will contribute an additional amount that together will be donated to The American Red Cross. Through the entitled "Hirschfeld's for Haiyan" program the Zarin's 30-piece collection will be sold in-store at Suttons & Robertson's flagship store.
The Zarin's longtime friend and MyntSmile CEO, Lisa Marie Kao, was in attendance to help support the benefit and acquired a limited edition Hirschfeld print of Audrey Hepburn. "I'm pleased to acquire such a beautiful piece of art that will help raise money for the people of the Philippines. My heart goes out to their families," said Ms. Kao, inventor of Diamynt toothpaste. Diamynt is the first clinically proven product formulated exclusively for post-care cosmetic dentistry, a new oral health category pioneered by MyntSmile.
"Americans have been very generous in their support of the Philippines, and last week I was able to see firsthand how the American Red Cross is able to provide emergency relief to those affected by this devastating event with that generosity," said Harold Brooks, senior vice president, international operations for the American Red Cross.
The American Red Cross expects to make additional contributions to support the humanitarian response in the coming weeks. Donations received from American Red Cross and other Red Cross partners will aid the Philippines relief and recovery efforts through the Philippine Red Cross and possibly other organizations as experts on the ground determine the best way forward.
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