Here is a list of relief organizations that we will be donating to and recommend:
Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund by Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner
Hurricane Harvey LGBTQ Disaster Relief Fund
Trans Disaster Relief Fund by the Transgender Foundation of America
South Texas Human Rights Center
09/21 Hurricane Harvey update:
We wanted to send a quick thank you to the great crowd of visitors who came out Saturday to help us raise money for Harvey relief! We were happy to celebrate our one year anniversary with you and for a great cause!
Through all sales and donations, we raised:
$1223.50 at the event ($417.50 in cash donations, $806 from art sales)
just over $1400 within 24 hours
$1576 as of Weds. (9/20) 5pm
With your help and generosity we have far exceeded our expectations for this event!
Thank you Houston - we love you!
Jonathan Hopson and Debra Barrera
P.S. We have rerouted $100 from our funds to Brigada Internacional de Rescate Tlatelolco-Azteca A.C (aka Topos de Tlatelolco) to help our friends down in Mexico City following the devastating 7.4 magnitude earthquake that struck on September 19.
Please consider donating too!
09/11 Hurricane Harvey update:
Just a quick reminder:
Our one anniversary party is now a fundraiser for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. Money raised at this event will be donated to local relief organizations:
Facebook Event Page
We are grateful that the storm only impacted some of our non-gallery spaces, and we made repairs and have opened our current show CAMPIONS on Sunday, Sept 10.
Our thoughts are still with all those who have been impacted and continue to be impacted by Hurricane Harvey and the subsequent flooding.
At this fundraiser, we will have a selection of affordable works from several artists we previously shown available. We also will be accepting cash donations in exchange for refreshments.
Knowing that Harvey's impact will be felt for months to come, Jonathan Hopson will be donating a portion of every sale for the rest of 2017 directly to local Hurricane Harvey relief funds and organizations - find a list on our dedicate Hurricane Harvey info page:
We will also be continue to support Houston artist Emily Peacock with a special sale of her photographs for which she will receive 100% proceeds.
We have also set up a YouCaring crowd fund that runs through Sept 15 for those who want to help Emily directly:
09/04 Hurricane Harvey update:
Our anniversary party is now a fundraiser for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. Money raised at this event will be donated to local relief organizations.
We are grateful that the storm only impacted some of our non-gallery spaces, and we are working diligently this week to have things ready and open for business as soon as possible.
We have decided to keep our original schedule for our exhibition, CAMPIONS, which opens Sunday, September 10 from 1-5pm.
Our thoughts are still with all those who have been impacted and are still being impacted by Hurricane Harvey and subsequent flooding. To continue to help Jonathan Hopson is commited to donating a portion of all sales for the rest of 2017 directly to local Hurricane Harvey relief organizations.
We will also be supporting Houston artist Emily Peacock with a special sale of her photographs for which she will receive 100% proceeds. We are also administering a YouCaring crowd fund for those who want to help:
We look forward to seeing you on Saturday, September 16, from 1-5pm.
09/03 Hurricane Harvey update:
In the coming days we will be offering a special sale of work from Houston artist Emily Peacock, whose home/studio took water during Hurricane Harvey and destroyed many of her photographs. From this sale 100% of the proceeds will go directly to Emily to repair her home and reprint her work.
**In addition, we have created a YouCaring crowd fund for those who want to help but cannot currently afford to purchase artwork:
09/01 Hurricane Harvey update:
Our next event at the gallery, the opening reception for CAMPIONS, WILL remain on its original schedule - next Sunday, September 10, 1-5pm.
It features new work from Brittney Anele, Linda Arredondo, Steven Evans, Jamil Hellu, Liz Rodda, and Talia Shulze.
**Also, a portion of all sales for the rest of 2017 will go directly to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts and please look forward to our anniversary party turned fundraiser Saturday, September 16 - details tba.
08/29 Hurricane Harvey update:
At this time, Jonathan Hopson will remain closed. We are thankful that this storm has only impacted non gallery spaces, and will continue to monitor our developing situation here.
More importantly, our thoughts are with all those who have been impacted by Hurricane Harvey.
We have decided to delay our anniversary party and will transform the event into a fundraiser for Hurricane Harvey relief.
We will provide updates as we determine the details and our next steps in the coming days.
Thank you and stay strong Houston - we love you!