We tend to think that we’ll make a difference when we “get there.” This doesn’t work, since the giving actually causes the growing. If you wait until you get there, you never actually get there. Continue reading “How Giving Causes Growing”→
Meet Innovative Woman Victoria Schweizer artist and philanthropist.
How and why did you start your business?
I began painting again after 9-11 as a way to deal with post traumatic stress disorder. At first I was painting contemporary pieces and then started to do portraits of my friends on things like birthday cards for them. Once they told me how much they enjoyed them I started painting bigger and bigger portraits of musicians and film icons. When initially asked to donate a painting to a silent auction I thought this person was crazy. “Who would pay more than fifty bucks for this?” and it ended up raising over $1200 for the charity. I’ve been donating paintings worldwide now for the last 15 years and it’s been incredibly rewarding. Continue reading “Innovative Woman Victoria Schweizer”→