“Blind Girl” To Raise Money For Autism Charity

This post first appeared as “Julian Schnabel Auctions Surfboard for Charity” on The Shmooze blog at the Forward.

Visual artist and Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Julian Schnabel has donated one of his limited edition “Blind Girl Surf Club” surfboards to a charity auction in California for Surfers Healing: A Foundation For Autism.

The black surfboard, which has a picture of a girl with a purple mark over her eyes on one side and “Blind Girl Surf Club” written on the other, is listed with an opening bid of $20,000 on the Surfers Healing fourth annual Holiday Surfboard Auction website. The fundraiser is sponsored by The Ritz-Carlton and Laguna Niguel’s Community Footprints program.

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© 2011 Renee Ghert-Zand. All rights reserved.

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