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Reclaim NYC: Designers Reclaim Hurricane Debris for Furniture and Objects to Benefit Sandy Victims

Posted By Diane Pham On December 5, 2012 @ 10:30 am In Helping People,Interiors,Product Design,Recycling and Composting | No Comments

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If the last month has shown us anything, it’s that New Yorkers know how to mobilize in the face of disaster. We’ve been tracking numerous organizations [3] focused on bringing relief [4] to Hurricane Sandy [5] victims, and the latest to come out of the woodwork is Reclaim NYC [6]. The initiative, started by writer Jennifer Krichels Gorsche [7], Designer Pages [8]‘ Editor-in-chief Jean Lin, and designer Brad Ascalon [9], invited over 20 artists and designers to create one-of-a-kind furniture and objects using reclaimed materials from the storm. In about two weeks, the works will be put up for a silent auction and all proceeds will be donated to the American Red Cross in Greater New York [10] to benefit those still feeling the effects of Sandy. Check out our gallery for a sneak peek of what will be included in the auction, and stay tuned for more designs – including a piece from Inhabifriends [11] and reclaimed woodworkers extraordinaire Uhuru [12]! The Reclaim NYC silent auction will take place on December 19th from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Ligne Roset’s SoHo showroom, located at 155 Wooster Street. Come out, see all the fantastic work, and open your pocketbooks for a good cause – we’ll see you there!

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[3] organizations: http://inhabitat.com/nyc/pratt-center-for-community-developments-made-in-nyc-holiday-site-helps-small-businesses-affected-by-sandy/

[4] bringing relief: http://inhabitat.com/nyc/secret-santa-gives-out-100-bills-to-hurricane-sandy-victims-in-staten-island-and-new-jersey/

[5] Hurricane Sandy: http://inhabitat.com/nyc/tag/hurricane-sandy/

[6] Reclaim NYC: https://www.facebook.com/ReclaimNYC

[7] Jennifer Krichels Gorsche: http://jennifergorsche.com/

[8] Designer Pages: http://media.designerpages.com/3rings/

[9] Brad Ascalon: http://bradascalon.com/

[10] American Red Cross in Greater New York: http://www.nyredcross.org/

[11] Inhabifriends: http://inhabitat.com/nyc/facebook-group-sandybaggers-is-mobilizing-citizens-who-want-to-help-with-post-sandy-relief-efforts/

[12] Uhuru: http://inhabitat.com/roller-coaster-chair-made-from-coney-island-boardwalk-planks/

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