Designed For Joy's 2023 Evening of Giving

September 14, 2023 @ 7:00PM — 10:00PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) Add to Calendar

CAM Raleigh: 409 W Martin St Raleigh, NC 27603 Get Directions

Designed For Joy's 2023 Evening of Giving image

Join us in celebrating that in 6 years we have hired over 100 women with over $300,000 in living wages earned.

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.

For now...
1. Save the date September 14, 2023. Tickets to go on sale this summer.
2. Sponsorship levels available now for maximum expose. (See options to the right.)
3. Donate goods, services, and art for our online auction by completing the letter of intent here.

What to Expect

Beautiful Location
The event is located at the beautiful CAM Art Museum. Enjoy the 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.Donate a silent auction item here.

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.

Shop Designed For Joy's leather handbags, jewelry and home decor online, in the studio and at Evening of Giving.

Our studio is open 10am-2pm Monday - Saturday for shopping and tours.
517 W Cabarrus St, Suite A Raleigh, N.C. (Ask how you can help make the studio wheelchair accessible.)

A big thank you to our sponsors!

Auction Sponsor
Merriment Realty
Social Sponsor
Madison Oaks Wealth Partners
Bag Sponsor
Far Packaging Co.,Inc.
Abigail Roush
In Kind Sponsors
Christi Ann Photography
Frolic & Co
Owl Eye Creative
Trophy Brewing
Sponsor our event

Please select your sponsorship level to continue.

Support us with a donation.