Giving Back

So She Says: “Since the company’s formation in 2018, I have donated time, money, and/or works; created special collections; participated in or organized fundraisers for more than two dozen charitable organizations, and the list continues to grow.  Examples of such include: World Central Kitchen; UNICEF;  the Trevor Project; and the Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium; Everytown for Gun Violence; Project Sunshine; Rescue.org.

Dori’s Philanthropic Work

Dori with Dr. Ala Stanford and members of the Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium.

Dori with Dr. Ala Stanford and members of the Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium

Dori and the Gallery of Good® have been busier than ever; some recent projects include serving as the Artist-in-Residence for the twice-James Beard-nominated restaurant Kalaya (also named America’s Best New Restaurant for 2020); creating commissioned works for the Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia and CNN Hero/founder of the Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium Dr. Ala Stanford; collaborating with James Beard-nominated Second Daughter Baking Co. on a special card series; curating and contributing artwork to the Dr. Ala Stanford Center for Health Equity in Philadelphia; and serving as the back-cover artist for Bella Magazine’s “Women of Influence” edition.

Dori’s most recent projects include collaborating with the Four Seasons Hotel for World Kindness Day; leading a holiday residency at Boyds of Philadelphia to benefit Big Brothers/Big Sisters and raising more than $100,000 for the Abramson Cancer Center of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania through the sale of her original work.