November 27, 2020

Tumi Holds Sale Event to Benefit Petra Nemcova’s Charity

Tumi will hold a 20 percent off event beginning Thursday until Sept. 24 to benefit Happy Hearts Fund, with 5 percent of all proceeds donated to the charity.
Happy Hearts was founded by philanthropist and model Petra Nemcova in 2006 for the purpose of rebuilding schools in areas impacted by natural disasters. She also is a survivor of the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami. Nemcova is Tumi’s brand ambassador.
The brand last year held a similar event, and raised nearly $286,000, which was earmarked for both the rebuilding of the Shree Mahendra Higher Secondary School and as a partial contribution for the rebuilding of the Shree Mahendra School, both in Nuwakot, Nepal.
Nemcova, who is in the city for New York Fashion Week, was keeping close tabs on the path of Hurricane Irma this past weekend. She and her family live in Miami, and Nemcova is also a member of All Hands Volunteers, a program partner with Happy Hearts, that had teams on standby — including Nemcova — for deployment with relief efforts.
“We are in the process of determining where we will go and help,” Nemcova said. Her charity has already provided some help to residents affected by Hurricane Harvey and she said the proceeds

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