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Please know how much we appreciate your participation, gifts and donations. Your support will help us continue to forge new paths to reach our goal: a cure for all people with Cystic Fibrosis. Thank you.

Leigh Innocenti
Executive Director
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation


Thank you for your participation at our 12th Annual Gilda’s Gift of Giving Luncheon. Your display and charming purses were exquisite! I know how much our guests enjoyed taking them home while being able to support the services we provide. A truly beautiful way to make money!

Kathy McCoy
Operations Manager
Gilda’s Club Desert Cities

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Christy, Thank you for your participation at our Goddess Party. Your kindness and generosity is a testament to your continued commitment to join with our efforts. It is with continued support with friends like you that will are able to move forward.

Sheryl Weissberg
Sheryl Weissberg Lymphoma Research Foundation

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A simple “Thank You” seems hardly adequate to convey the gratitude we feel for your wonderful participation and support of our gala event “Hold em or Fold em”. Without people like you we could not provide nursing scholarships here in the Coachella Valley. The entire Palm Desert Woman’s Club organization thanks you again for your contributions.

Charlene Gould
Palm Desert Woman’s Club


Hi Christy, Just a note to tell you how impressed I was working with you. I had never been involved in such a large event and working with you made so many of my silent auction fears go away. Your professionalism and quality of your handbags is very impressive. It was a pleasure to have you come in and set up on you own and take care of everything. We sold so many handbags and our Board is very pleased! Thank you very much for our help and I highly recommend your services to any one in need. Best,

Linda J. Hill
Executive Administrator
Women’s Leaders Forum


We want to thank you for your participation and assisting us raise funds which will continue the mission of Gilda’s to ensure that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action and sustained by community. We truly appreciate your continued support of our wonderful organization.

Steven Lake
Director of Finance
Gilda’s Club Desert Cities

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Thank you for helping make our 13th Annual Author’s Luncheon a huge success! Thanks to partners like you we received over $200,000 in support. Your efforts allowed us to have a amazing raffle and silent auction. We look forward to working with you again in the future.

Patrick Stewart
Executive Director
Words Alive
Advocates for Reading

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On behalf of the Houston Ballet Foundation Ball, thank you for your participation and support! Your gorgeous crystal purses were a wonderful addition to the silent auction. Your participation contributed to the growth of this organization. Thank you again Christy- we are truly grateful to have you as our partner! We look forward to working with you again next year!

Suzie Cadey
Special Events Manager
Houston Ballet


It is our pleasure to always welcome back Christy at our 28th Frank Sinatra Celebrity Golf Invitational, Black Tie Gala, Auctions and Festivities for our annual 3 day event. Christy always provides her seamless service with a smile, elegance and ease. He purses are incredibly beautiful and admired by our Patrons. Her eye-catching display is the first place our guests go visit as they are excited to see her new selections each year! We feel lucky to partner with Christy as not only is she a joy to work with, she consistently brings us high profits to support our children in need. Sincerely,

Mary Martin
Tournament Director
Frank Sinatra Celebrity Invitational

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On behalf of the children of Casa Pacifica, I thank you Christy for your support of the Spotlight on Style Fashion Show and Luncheon. You recognize the fundamental roles we play we in these children’s futures. Your participation makes you a giving, caring, friend on the children’s journey to a healthy, independent and rewarding life.

Vicki Murphy
Director of Development and Operation
Casa Pacifica

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It gives me great pleasure to thank you for all your support and participation. Your willingness to invest your time and talents to the Sisters vision of healing with compassionate care is deeply appreciated. It is with the spirit of friends like you which truly makes a difference for all of us.

Marlene Young
Providence Little Company of Mary Foundation


Thank you for supporting our auction at our Children Gala. The evening raised over $3000,000. It is through the kindness and supporters like you Christy that we can continue to provide. We are truly grateful for your support.

Rana Sampson
Director of Development
San Diego Center for Children

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Dear Christy, It is through the kindness supporters like you at our auction gala we were able to raise 300,000! We are truly grateful for your support.

Rana Sampson
Director of Development
San Diego Center for Children


Every year working with you at our events gets better and better and we are grateful for all the funds you have raised for us. Our guests arrive and go to your beautiful display first to see what new items you have and are always excited to see what is new. You always seem to know what everyone loves and they find delight with your items and your staff. Your organization and hard work pays off in our profits and we love having you. Thank you from all of us and we look forward to having you as our partner again in future years.

Erich Foeckler, CFRE
Associate Director of Development
St Madeline Sophie’s Center

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The wonderful items and gorgeous display you brought this year helped make this a most successful event raising over $65,000 for the abused and neglected children. You alone raised $5,750 and we thank you and your staff for making everything so easy with your professionalism and warmth. Thank you!

Jennifer Kite
Orange County Chapter

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We have made a commitment to help the urgent need for nurses by raising scholarship monies for those in pursuit of a nursing career. We accomplish this through fundraisers like our “Hold em or Fold em” fashion show luncheon. A simple thank you seems hardly adequate to convey the gratitude we feel for your wonderful support of this gala event. Without people like you we could not go forth. We thank you for your contribution.

Charlene Gould
Palm Desert Woman’s Club

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Christy, I hope this letter finds you rested up from our big event and settling into celebrating the holidays. Our Chapter members worked so hard to make Holiday Fantasia a success. Our results were great thanks to you and your sales which helped us reach our financial goals. Thank you for participating and we appreciate your efforts.

Kutrina Chodorow
Holiday Fantasia Event Chair

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Thank you for your time and support at our Rising Stars Gala. Your assistance makes the dreams of the children we serve a reality. Our partnership is making a positive and long lasting impact on the lives of the children in our community.

Tiffany Siart
President & CEO
Big Brothers Big Sister of Greater Los Angeles

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Gifts that Give Back, Wow! You and your beautiful works of art helped make our Diamond Ball A Beautiful Success. By continuing your tradition of giving you have supported the quality and compassionate healthcare for those in our community. Thank you for caring about others and the future of others.

Jennifer E. Parely
Tri-City Hospital Foundation


We know that you have many opportunities to support worthwhile charities throughout the year and honored that you chose Sandpipers. Your participation, time and generosity helped us to raise auction revenue of over $132,000. We are proud to have partnered with you Christy and look forward to strengthening our relationship over the years!

Jennifer Buchsbaum & Julie Hites
Auction Committee Co-Chairs
A Philanthropic Organization

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Thank you so much Christy for your involvement with the Star Team. Your joining in with your gorgeous purses year after year is very much appreciated. Having your support makes our work possible.

Karen Harrington
Director of Development
Share Our Selves

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Thank you most sincerely for your contributions to our “Magic Of Music” fundraiser. Your generosity and support helped make our event the most successful ever, both financially and socially. You have truly made a meaningful contribution to the arts in San Diego which at this time is particularly important.

Kathleen & Steve Davis
San Diego Chamber Orchestra

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It has been a remarkable experience and pleasure hosting the girls with Aviva Family and Children’s Services. You helped us make this event inspiring and exciting! Your commitment, time and dedication is so appreciated. Your significant financial support let to a superb achievement in this effort. Thank you from all of us.

Tiffany Brown
Beverly Hill’s Women’s Club

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Gifts That Give Back has been a amazing advocate to support our Children’s Hospital. By participating at our many events for several years, their free consignment silent auction service has given us remarkable profits. Christy is always professional, positive and super helpful. We appreciate her so much!

Josh Zahid
Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital Foundation


Thank you so much for your donations to San Diego Chamber Orchestras The Magic of Music fundraiser. Your generosity and support helped make our event both financially and socially a huge success. That success has provided invaluable encouragement to Maestro Jung-Ho Pak and the Orchestra’s wonderful musicians.


Elaine Darwin
Magic of Music Event Chair


Thank you for your willingness to participate in our Guild’s Event. Your stunning purses and sales are deeply appreciated. Your contributions strengthens our commitment to our services to our most precious asset-our children. We thank you for your generosity and look forward to working with you again.

D. Joyce Engel
Big Hearts Little Hearts

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On behalf of The Country Friends, I would like to thank you for your participation and donation while giving back from this year’s Holiday Tea at the Fairbanks Ranch Country Club. Since it’s inception in 1954, The Country Friends has gifted nearly $14 million to charitable organizations in the San Diego County. This is only possible because of thoughtful contributions from people like you.

Deborah Cross
The Country Friends


Strong Families, Safe Kids

Your dedication and generosity is what helps us. With your continued philanthropy our Scripps team thanks you for your commitment and support. Together we are building our future and saving lives.

John Engle
Corporate Senior Vice President
Scripps Health Foundation


Your compassion help has been instrumental to the continued success of our mission. Your support is deeply appreciated and will have a far-reaching impact on children for generations to come. Thank you for making a difference is many young lives.

Marti Gonzales and A. J. Steinberg
Westside Guild of Children’s Hospital

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We are so grateful for having the opportunity to work with Gifts That Give Back. Our guest were impressed by the beautiful purses and the wonderful selection to choose from. We look forward to continue working with Christy and raising more funds to help underprivileged families in the Inland Empire.

Wilson & Ivanova

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Thank you so much for participating in our Hearts Across the Valley Gala Christy Jones. The evening was a great success and everyone loved your purses and display. I only wish I had the time that evening to browse and purchase something myself. Everything was set up so beautifully and I heard nothing but great things. I hope I can count on you to participate in our future events.

Bria Verdugo-UY
Development Officer
One Generation


We extend our most sincere gratitude for your participation Christy at our Poinsettia Ball. Your purses made it all the more exciting for our patrons..Through our combined efforts we were able to raise over $47,000 and we thank you for your contribution to this achievement.

Harlene Smith
Poinsettia Ball
New West Symphony


Thank you for helping bring the very best that health care has to offer Christy. You are a valued contributor to our Foundation and your partnership with Sharp is truly changing lives. On behalf of those who have benefited from your giving, thank you!

Bill Littlejohn
CEO and Senior Vice President
Sharp Health Care Foundation


Christy Jones is an amazing partner to work with at our Olive Crest and other charitable events, as she brings so much to the party! Her items are “one of a kind” finds and those you do not see everywhere. She creates excitement and energy in the room with her beautifully displayed items, that I call the “Christy Jones Collection”, as they are just that! Her company name Gifts that Give Back, is exactly as it states, as our guests buy multiples of the items and many are given as gifts. The gift the Organization receives, is the opportunity to work with such an honest and professional individual, that cares about your charity as much as you do!

Mickie Villanueva
The Performance Group


On behalf of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Charitable Foundation and Realogy Charitable Foundation I would like to thank you for participating in our 2010 event. Our guests loved your items and display. With your help we were able to raise over $79,000.00 which benefited many causes in the community.

Steven Yagozinski
Realogy Charitable Foundation

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Our Have A Heart event was a tremendous success, raising over $100,000! We would like to express our sincere appreciation for your time and increasing our proceeds. We appreciate your helping us improve the lives and health of children in our community.

Elizabeth Shany & Michelle MacDonald
Event Co-Chairs
Rady Children’s Hospital Auxiliary

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Your silent auction contributions of Swarovski Crystal Handbags enables to help many families in need. We are so appreciative and touched your kindness and generosity. Through your contributions we have witnessed inspiring transformative renewal with those we serve. We thank you for helping make our event a success!

Major Michele Lescano
Divisional Commander
Salvation Army


Ms. Jones, Your generosity and participation in our Go Red For Women Luncheon has made a difference. Your support means so much. You are an important part of our Heart Family and we appreciate you.

Robert C. Collins
Western States Affiliate
American Heart Association

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Christy of Gifts That Give Back is a pleasure and so easy to work with. We have used her free services at two of our events with her silent auctions and raffles. She is efficient and brought us excellent profits. She set up beautifully and our guests were thrilled to be able to bid on her exquisite crystal handbags. We look forward to our continued partnership and doing more events together.

Elana Schiff
Events and Special Projects Coordinator
Miracle Babies

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Dear Christy, On behalf of our foundation, we extend much gratitude to YOU! for your support of the Honeybee Fashion Buzz event. With your help we raised $60,000 net. Thank you for BEEing with us and making our fundraising event more BEEautiful than ever! We look forward to seeing you at our next event! Your generosity makes a difference.

Kathy D. West
Executive Director
Epilepsy Foundation
San Diego County

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I would like to offer a sincere thank you Christy for your participation in our Los Angeles Odyssey Ball. The auction was a success and your generosity helped make that difference. With your generous support, you have become our partner and on behalf of a grateful organization, that you for your kindness and generosity.

Parker Williams
Auction Coordinator
John Wayne Cancer Institute Auxiliary


Our luncheon would not have been such a success without your presence Christy. We are grateful of your $10,630.00 in sales. We appreciate the time and energy you devoted to making the luncheon a huge success and we look forward to working with you again in the future.

Pam Blattner
Executive Director
Tower Cancer Foundation


Ms. Jones, We enjoyed having your purses represented at our “Lunch With A Legend” fundraiser. The funds you raised will be used to help refugees as they adjust to new their new life.

Maju Malou
Executive Director
John McLevie
Board President
St Lukle’s Refugee Network


Thank you for your thoughtful and generous contributions. Your generosity is moving us one step closer to providing for so many fighting breast cancer in the Coachella Valley. Warmest regards,

Selby Dunham
BIGHORN Behind a Miracle

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Christy, you helped make our 7th Annual Visionary Women Caregiver Luncheon such a special day. Your generous support makes our programs possible. On behalf of all of us, thank you for your kindness and caring.

Lynn Mullowney
Vice President
Development Alzheimer’s Association

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Dear Christy, This year you helped our R¬I¬T¬Z gala be the most successful to date! In just three short hours, we had record-breaking totals.The silent auction alone, which included your exquisite purses, raised $96,000 and is the highest historic total for the gala.

After all was said and done, our black-tie gala net over $1.982 million!

We want to thank for your continued support of Rendezvous In The Zoo (R∙I∙T∙Z)!

On behalf of all of us at San Diego Zoo Global, thank you for your generosity. We truly appreciate it!

Keely East
Special Events Coordinator
San Diego Zoo Global

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For the past few years I have worked hand in hand with Christy’s company to assist us with product selection and at many of our events. At no time has she failed me! She is knowledgeable about her products, returns messages right away, is always on time, pays attention to every detail and creates eye catching displays which entice all your guest to make purchases.

My first engagement with Christy was with our President’s Gala, a black tie formal dinner for over 400 which included top executives, CEO’s, Senior Vice President’s , etc from the food industry: Anheuser Busch, Von’s, Ralph’s, Bristol Farms, Gelson’s, Niagara, Coco-Cola , etc.The feedback and results from the products Christy recommended and displayed were phenomenon compared to our previous events. It is through the use of Christy’s service we have been able to transform our events and TRIPLE our sales which, as you know is a huge benefit for a non-profit organization.

We have had Christy back several times since our first engagement and each time our guests enjoy the variety she has to offer.

Christy would be an asset to any event you are planning. She has always displayed a high degree of integrity, professionalism, responsibility and attention to detail. I am happy to give my wholehearted endorsement!

Sandra R. Bond
National Events Coordinator
Olive Crest

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On behalf of our Residents and the Board of Directors, I want to thank you for being a part of this year’s affair which has made it the most successful ever! We value your involvement and hope you will join us again in next year.

Beth Slavin
Director of Philanthropy
Heritage Point

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Christy, I would like to be among the first to extend my sincere thanks for your generous support. Your contributions impact the lives of thousands of children in Orange County and beyond. It is because of special people like you who display support and compassion that we are fortunate to be able to be part of a caring and charitable community.

Graig Eastin
Vice President
CHOC Children’s Foundation

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Dear Christy, After so many years of us working together I just wanted to take a moment to share how much I have appreciated your work and profits you have raised for our center. You purses are gorgeous (I personally own many favorites) and we love the outstanding collection you continue to bring us each year at our Frank Sinatra Celebrity Golf Tournament, Galas, Luncheon and Fashion Shows. Thank you on behalf of the children who benefit from your generosity and for believing in us.

With warm regards,

Barbra Sinatra
Barbra Sinatra Children’s Center


We thank you for your gracious support of our annual luncheon, “Celebrating Couture”. It is gratifying as well as encouraging to receive support like yours and it is only with the help and commitment of individuals like you that our events are a success.

Maria Rosa Stanley
Fashion Show Chair
Globe Guilders

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Vista Hill and the entire Fashion Show Committee would like to send our sincere appreciation to you for your generosity. Thank you so much Christy! You helped us raise a record $76,000. We hope you will participate again next year!

Rachel Peniche
Executive Director
Friends of Vista Hill

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Thank You Christy, you really helped make our auction a success. The Crystal Purse selections you made for our online auction during Covid-19 was one of the the most popular choices bid on by our patrons.
One purse sold for $860!
We appreciate your working with us.

Rosella Saucier
Senior Development Manager
American Cancer Society

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