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Evening of Giving

Sep 29, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

$130 – $250

Designed For Joy provides women in crisis with stability through immediate employment and support, removing the stigma of vulnerability. We provide living wage work for women emerging with trafficking, homelessness, time in prison and other vulnerable situation.

Join us in celebrating that in 5 years we have hired near 90 women with over $200,000 in living wages earned.

What to Expect

Beautiful Location: The event is located at the beautiful North Carolina Museum of Art. Enjoy the scenery and artwork while supporting Designed for Joy.

Stories of Success through Designed for Joy: Listen to success stories from our artisans and learn about the direct impact that Designed for Joy has had on their lives.

Artisan Experience: Sew together with an expert sewist to create one of our signature products.

Silent Auction: Explore a variety of items up for auction at our silent auction. Proceeds directly support our mission and provide employment opportunities for women in need. Find the link to the online auction here starting September 22.

Three Catered Stations with Beer and Wine: Enjoy a meal and drinks provided by our amazing sponsors.

Locally Hand Painted Bag Auction: Artists from the Raleigh area have hand-painted some original DFJ leather bags to be auctioned off online and during the event. Find the link to the online auction here starting September 22.

Shop Designed for Joy: We’ll have our best selling and newest products to shop.


Sep 29, 2022
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$130 – $250


Designed For Joy
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North Carolina Museum of Art
2110 Blue Ridge Road + Google Map
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