Mercer Island Reporter


Hearts of glass, jewelry for sale to benefit MIYFS

Mercer Island Reporter Staff
February 1, 2013 · Updated 2:31 PM

Unique, handmade glass pieces by local artists are available for sale as part of the Youth and Family Services fundraiser in select Island businesses and at the Feb. 13 Giving From The Heart Breakfast. / Contributed Photo

Glass Valentine hearts and jewelry are on sale around Mercer Island as a fundraiser for Youth and Family Services.

The fundraiser, which goes hand-in-hand with the annual Giving from the Heart breakfast on Feb. 13, features unique, handmade glass pieces by local artists. A percentage of each piece sold goes to the MIYFS.

Artists involved in making the pieces include: Joni Johnson, a Mercer Island resident; Brian Issacson, Sean Star, Heath Connor and Ryan Blythe.

The glass heart art and jewelry will be available for purchase at the MIYFS Foundation’s breakfast on Wednesday, Feb. 13, from 7 to 8:30 a.m.

The pieces are also being sold around the Island at places such as: Au Courant, Aljoya, Banner Bank, Cascade Frames, Chamber of Commerce, City Hall, David Weed, the Community and Event Center, Island Books, MI Eye Works, MI Florist, MIYFS at Luther Burbank Park, Pilates on Mercer, Six Walls and Yogabliss.

To learn more, contact MIYFS Administrative Coordinator Kim Richards at (206) 275-7754.


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