Entries by Jess Dennis

Coffee Underground Providing Coffee and Desserts at AidJoy’s Gala

Coffee Underground is a Greenville institution for coffee and dessert, and we could not be more thrilled that they are providing their signature offerings at our event on September 5.  Our guests will appreciate that they roast their own coffee with care and love, and bake some magic into their delectable desserts. It is wonderful to […]

Invert Action Sports Donates Paddleboard to AidJoy’s Silent Auction

  AidJoy is supported by a diverse cross-section of people, and companies – but there is one thing they have in common: passion. Invert Action Sports is a company that creates unique and inspired paddleboard designs, and their customers are exceptionally loyal to their brand. If you have wanted to make Standup Paddleboarding a hobby, […]

Palmetto Moonshine is Sponsoring AidJoy’s Gala

AidJoy is excited to announce that Palmetto Moonshine will be sponsoring our gala, providing tastings of their four delicious flavors of moonshine, and offering some fantastic gift baskets for our silent auction. We will be pairing the moonshine with Peruvian and Columbian foods; the delicate combinations of flavors will delight and surprise you. If you haven’t […]

AidJoy Auctions Painting and Video Package From Peruvian Artist Francisco Grippa

Francisco Grippa is a compelling Peruvian artist who has explored various mediums throughout his fascinating career. Grippa has lived and traveled throughout the United States and Europe, but currently resides in the heart of the Amazon rainforest, where he continues to paint prolifically. A friend and supporter of AidJoy, Grippa generously donated a painting to […]

Getaway at Watershed Cabins Up for Auction at AidJoy’s Gala

If you have been looking for a luxurious log cabin getaway in the Great Smoky Mountains of North Carolina, then come bid on one of our silent auction travel experiences during our September 5th event. Watershed Cabins are beautifully appointed, and offer the romance of a quiet weekend away or the excitement of hiking, whitewater […]

Seeing Tomorrow to Feature Boutique Wines

Mike Blatt, “The Wine Guy” of Quigley Fine Wines is more than a purveyor of artisanal wines from sustainable, small production vineyards in Italy, France and Spain; he is a storyteller that makes you fall in love with wine itself. Mike is generously providing the wine at our Gala. He will introduce supporters of AidJoy to the unique […]

“The Fridge” to Attend AidJoy’s Annual Gala

AidJoy is excited and delighted to announce that William “The Refrigerator” Perry will be attending our Annual Gala on September 5th. An avid supporter of charitable programs and endeavors across the globe, Perry will be signing autographs for attendees as a gesture of thanks for their contributions to AidJoy and its humanitarian efforts. AidJoy’s Executive […]

Chronicle of Philanthropy, Op Ed Worth Reading

James Canales, president of the Barr Foundation, recently wrote a great article in the Chronicle of Philanthropy on the changing role of foundations, and the need to alter our “default” attitudes with regard to philanthropy.  He writes: Let’s nurture talented, visionary leaders and invest in building durable institutions. This is one of the most effective […]