Today as I was researching a cute dress I found by Donna Ricco I came across an auction that had ended March 11. I was rather stunned, it went for $765.00. It was a dress worn by Oprah Winfrey. She has been cleaning out her closets and selling her items on ebay and giving 100% to her favorite charity.
The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls - South Africa supports the development of women who, by virtue of their education and leadership, will lead the charge to positively transform themselves, their communities and the larger world around them. The Academy provides a supportive educational environment for talented girls who come from disadvantaged backgrounds, and strives to equip them with the intellectual and social skills necessary to assume positions of leadership in South Africa and beyond.*
After reading the above paragraph I was inspired to follow her example and list my little Donna Ricco dress as a charity auction too. My charity of choice is Habitat for Humanity.
Habitat has worked with Haiti for over 26 years and will continue to serve the people there by helping to rebuild. Habitat for Humanity International is a nonprofit, ecumenical Christian organization dedicated to eliminating substandard housing and homelessness worldwide and to making adequate, affordable shelter a matter of conscience and action. Under the direction of the Board of Directors, HFHI retains complete control over the use and distribution of donated funds in furtherance of its mission.*
If you so feel lead, check out these organiztions! And in the mean time come check out my little Donna Ricco dress. It is amazingly cute with its mermaid like behind.
* this info was taken off both auction pages ~