NEW YORk, NY – Montblanc has recently joined forces with The Nelson Mandela Foundation and the 46664 campaign in their global initiative to raise funds and spread the important message of HIV/AIDS awareneess.
A private reception at Montblanc’s Madison Avenue boutique in New York on Tuesday, October 21, will feature hand crafted bangles made of South African precious metals; these bangles are available in men’s and women’s sizes in platinum, gold, and silver. The items are hand-crafted and finished by skilled artisans who have been infected or affected by HIV or AIDS.
Up to 68% of the gross proceeds from the sale of each bangle will go directly to the Mandela Foundation and the 46664 charity, which aims to eradicate HIV/AIDS through its innovative support and education programs globally. Every bangle has its own unique serial number that allows the owner to authenticate and register it and will receive a letter of thanks from the 46664 foundation for their purchase.
“Montblanc proudly supports the 46664 campaign and The Nelson Mandela Foundation in their daily endeavors of educating society about the importance of HIV and AIDS awareness, ” said Jan-Patrick Schmitz, President and CEO of Montblanc North America. “We are truly honored to be able to lend a voice to an extremely important international cause.”