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Alex and Ani Fundraiser to Benefit the Vascular Birthmarks Foundation, March 17th

Alana and Olivia enjoyed picking out jewelry


The March 17th Alex and Ani Charmed by Charity event succeeded in raising $212 in one night! Thank you, Sharon, for organizing this and helping VBF reach more parents with a message of hope.




Everyone loves Alex and Ani jewelry, so please join us for a very special fundraiser to benefit the Vascular Birthmarks Foundation (VBF). Charmed by Charity is an event being held at Alex and Ani, 34 E Ridgewood Ave, Ridgewood, NJ 07450 on March 17, 2015 from 6PM – 8PM. 15% of all sales will go directly to VBF. You need not be present to participate in this fundraiser (please see details below).


This event is being organized by Sharon Israel Childs in honor of her 8 year old daughter, Olivia. Olivia has Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome with venous malformations throughout her right leg and foot.


IF YOU LIVE OUT OF STATE OR ARE UNABLE TO ATTEND, you can call the store in Ridgewood, NJ as early as today until 5:00 PM EST on March 17th to place an order. The Ridgewood store phone number is (201) 857-0911. You MUST mention the VBF fundraiser in order for VBF to receive the 15% on your order.




  • To view Alex and Ani merchandise, please visit their website at HOWEVER, DO NOT ORDER THROUGH THIS WEBSITE as VBF will NOT receive the 15%.


  • VBF will ONLY receive 15% of the sales on merchandise that is in stock at the Ridgewood store – online orders will not benefit VBF. When you call the Ridgewood store, please ask if the item you are interested in is in stock.


  • In stock merchandise purchased via the telephone can be shipped to your home for $7.00.


  • If you are calling to place an order on the day of the event, please call before 5PM, before they get busy with the fundraiser crowd.


To view Alex and Ani merchandise, please visit their website at WWW.ALEXANDANI.COM. PLEASE DO NOT ORDER THROUGH THIS WEBSITE as VBF will not receive the 15%.


Again, you can support this event by placing a phone order for in-stock products at the store at (201) 857-0911 and mentioning the VBF fundraiser.


Thank you for spreading your positive energy with VBF so we can spread the word about resources for families affected by a vascular birthmark!


As mentioned, if you are unable to attend, please support this event by placing a phone order as described above.


For questions about this event, please email Sharon Israel Childs at, or call her at (201)689-3176.