Holiday Honor Card Celebrates 20 Years & Raising $2.3 Million to Help Homeless in North Carolina
between an artist and a homeless man, the Honor Card program has raised more
painting “First Light” by Mangum, depicting a tranquil scene of a homeless
person entering to worship in solitude at St. John’s Chapel in the mountain
100% of the proceeds going to provide services for the homeless.
Each year, the Honor Card features a contemplative painting by Mangum, one
of the most respected and collected artists in
Mangum’s introduction to the plight of homelessness came through an appeal
from a hungry man one morning in a
bought the gentleman breakfast and took him to Greensboro Urban Ministry for
shelter, clothes and food-and ultimately became his caretaker for three years.
With a donation of
she inscribes to someone they wish to “honor.” Cards are available from the
following non-profit agencies: Greensboro Urban Ministry, Crisis Control
Greenville Community Shelters in
ABCCM Shelter Ministry in
Since donations from Mangum and the Wachovia Foundation cover all the
production costs, 100% of the proceeds go to the agencies to help the homeless
in each community.
To commemorate the 20th anniversary, Mangum will have a special art
display at his gallery at 2166 Lawndale Avenue in
annual paintings that have been used for the Honor Card during the 20 years,
complete with stories behind the cards.
For more information about the Honor Card, call the William Mangum Fine Art Gallery at 336-379-9200. Contact: William Mangum Artist William Mangum Fine Art 336-379-9200 firstname.lastname@example.org
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