How you can make a difference for Monterosso and Vernazza

Besides traveling to Monterosso and Vernazza or donating directly to their relief organizations, here are some simple but powerful ways to make a difference.

Play2Raise – pledges a donation in the amount of 5% to 20% on ALL items purchased through the Play2Raise website that designate “Save Vernazza” as the charity of choice.  (United States shipping only, please).

Carole Mayne Fine Art – She has this beautiful painting ‘Raining Prayers’ for sale and will be donating 50%.

Carole Mayne

Thomasina Burke – Author of The Magic Bridge has kindly vowed to donate 20% from the sales of her book to Save Vernazza.  See my review here.

Andrew Handrick – musician and business owner in Vernazza is donating 70% of the sales from is album ‘Five Steps Instrumental CD’ to Save Vernazza.

Michael DeCesaris – New online designer apparel store called Urban 84 based out of Maryland, USA is donating $1.00 of every sale to Save Vernazza.

Gregory Berg of Enso Photography –  If you buy a Vernazza print from his online gallery, he will donate 100% of the proceeds to Save Vernazza.

French Palette –  Another artist who is a supporter of the relief efforts in both towns.  Check her facebook page for her most current offering.

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Copyright 2012   Andi Brown,  Once in a Lifetime Travel

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I am passionate about helping people create vacations that are perfect for them through personalized travel planning, itinerary review and small experience focused tours. My services put an emphasis on the experience of Italy, getting my clients away from the tourist crowds and into the heart and soul of the people. I believe in working with family run businesses at great locations with attention to the details. If you can dream it I can make it happen.

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  1. Carole Mayne - 2012-04-25 at 6:55 pm Reply

    Thank you so much, Andi~ Very nice to get everyone together on the same page. I’ll keep my fingers crossed someone will donate! All the best,

  2. Our Kitchen Inventions - 2012-04-30 at 10:02 am Reply

    We’ll be there soon, and look forward to our little bit of spending making a small difference to the merchants. Great ideas listed above – thanks for sharing!

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