To raise funds is important. We give a little but help a lot. And helping others is important. All the better if we are helping less fortunate children, the victims of bullying, cyberbullying and emargination. To these problems one must not answer with hollow babbles but by taking a stand, fighting and racing against it. And that is why this year’s edition, the fifth of an incredibly successful format, is called Christmas with the authors – Let’s race against bullying.
“Christmas with the Authors” is the initiative created by writer Stefania Nascimbeni and journalist Valeria Merlini, that aims to do this: race against bullying. An important no-profit format that already has a good fame among the Milanese upper circles, promotes culture and reaches out to all the victims of a social plague like the bullying is through an intense program of events and a complex organization that will see take turns on the scene illustrious partnerships, collaborations with the eminent figures of the editorial and fashion world besides the exclusive charity events where you can demonstrate how much you care for those less fortunate than you.
It’s even more than this. It is one of the principal social events of winter season, an occasion that sees the great no-profit agencies. famous authors and the very best of Milanese society. Last year, the apex of the rich schedule of events was an unforgettable dinner signed by chef Filippo la Mantia in his restaurant.
During November 2017, the initiative will organize a charity, no-profit auction that will take place through eBay Italia, also a partner, and supported by the Comune of Milan. Since the 6th of this month, for twenty days ten items, five backpacks and five suitcases by Carpisa, will be auctioned, until they last. The collaboration with a very relevant partner such the titan of e-commerce eBay is already gives us an idea on the wide scope and success this initiative enjoys. But there’s even more: backpacks and suitcases won’t be empty but will carry books.
The authors that joined the initiative (Federica Bosco, Irene Cao, Roberta Lippi, Isa Grassano, Lucia Tilde Ingrosso, Lorenza Bernardi, Paola Barbato, Saturnino, Giovanni Gastel Jr, Antonio Mancinelli, Giovanni Terzi, Matteo Bussola, Amir Issaa, Federico Baccomo, Ilaria Sicchirollo e Annarita Briganti), in fact, put in each of the items some of their works, with their signature and a special dedication. In the context of this fundraiser, culture is the important thing, and it comes with prizes and gratifications, with the aim to bring closer together the youth to the beauty of reading.
Thetestimonial of this auction will be writer Federico Baccomo, author of Studio illegale, La gente che sta bene and Peep show. All the collected funds, will be given to Casa Pediatrica Fatebenefratelli-Sacco that, since 2015, is devoted to contrast these serious probles that afflict society.
Culture and science, in short, along with the help of the most generous will be the pillars of this fifth edition of “Christmas with the authors” that comes back again to bring help and cares to the lives of those who haven’t them.