God's Love We Deliver
166 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10013
Your gift of holiday tribute cards is a great help to our clients living with HIV/AIDS, cancer, Alzheimer's disease, multiple sclerosis, and other life-altering illnesses.
For a minimum of $15 per name, God's Love We Deliver will address, stamp and mail tribute cards to your friends and loved ones with your return address on the envelope. Just send us your mailing list and we'll handle the rest!
These cards are also available as an e-card!
Each card will be personalized with your name or logo and following message: "This holiday season, [your name/logo] made a generous donation in your honor to God's Love We Deliver."
Jicky, long-time volunteer and full-time staffer, is passionate about our work. She is also passionate about her landscape photography. Here, Jicky captured the graceful elegance of Bow Bridge in Central Park during a blizzard in 2014. The second oldest cast-iron bridge in America, completed in 1862, Bow Bridge is an all-season favorite setting for lovers, dreamers, New Yorkers and visitors from the world over.
To see more of Jicky's photos, please visit her website.
Many supporters will recognize our wonderful friend's incomparable style. Art Glazer's whimsical drawing features a God's Love volunteer gladly delivering a meal to a neighbor in urgent need. In fact, we cover 450 square miles to deliver more than 6,000 meals every day. And we do it all with great care because it means so much to so many.
Grandma Moses, was born in 1860 and lived for 101 years. She first painted as a child using lemon and grape juice, ground ochre, grass and flour, creating "old-timey" upstate rural New York and Vermont landscapes. It was the New York art collector Louis Caldor, while traveling upstate in 1938, who saw her paintings hanging in a country drug store and bought them all and ten more at Grandma Moses's house for 3-$5 for each. In 2006, "Sugaring Off" was sold for $1.2 million. Inspired by Currier & Ives, reminiscent of Pieter Bruegel the Elder, honored by U.s. presidents, beloved by millions, Grandma Moses celebrated the simple, the good and the affirmative, such that her artwork is especially appropriate for holidays.
"A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to You" was shown on the first commercially available Christmas card in 1843, the year of the publication of Charles Dickens' Christmas Carol. It was around that time, in the early part of the reign of Queen Victoria, that Christmas as many now know it was invented. Christmases had been merry long before that though, dating back to at least 1534, when the English bishop John Fisher sent the greetings in a letter to the decidedly unmerry Thomas Cromwell. Needless to say, the seasonal greeting survived Cromwell and is widely used 482 years later!
What the world needs now and yearns for every day. As a picture, the word alone says everything we wish for our families, friends and neighbors, here, today, everywhere and forever.
Dave Beckerman might be called, "the people's photographer." Born in the Bronx, self-taught, experienced through trial and error, Dave had his first darkroom when he was fifteen, and for many years since then has walked around the city taking pictures. He says, just as we can see here, "inspiration is not a problem, it is everywhere."
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