Kershaw's Challenge: Jackie Robinson Canvas Print by Stephen Holland
- Winning Bid: $525.00
Name Date Bid PaveetWINNING Jul 28, 2015 10:30:49 PM EDT $525.00 jdrsmp5 Jul 28, 2015 10:26:31 PM EDT $500.00 Paveet Jul 28, 2015 10:09:37 PM EDT $475.00 jdrsmp5 Jul 28, 2015 10:04:17 PM EDT $450.00 Paveet Jul 28, 2015 08:59:58 PM EDT $425.00 Pennys1 Jul 26, 2015 06:23:56 PM EDT $400.00 jdrsmp5 Jul 26, 2015 02:44:07 PM EDT $375.00 Pennys1 Jul 25, 2015 10:25:36 PM EDT $350.00 badjad Jul 25, 2015 07:02:33 PM EDT $325.00 Paveet Jul 24, 2015 10:01:06 AM EDT $300.00 mac670 Jul 21, 2015 07:34:54 PM EDT $275.00 JCouvy Jul 20, 2015 04:18:39 PM EDT $250.00
Bid now on this Jackie Robinson canvas print by artist Stephen Holland. In 2008, the Dodgers announced to the world that Stephen Holland would be their official artist, during their celebration of 50 years in Los Angeles. The vision was a season full of paintings to be featured in the park, spotlighting the Dodgers magnificent history.
By Stephen Holland
21" x 41" hand enhanced giclee on canvas
Artist Proof 42
Kershaw's Challenge began in 2011 with a little girl named Hope, a very evident need in her life, and the realization of a platform to do great things. Today, Hope is 13 years old. She was born in Lusaka, Zambia, and has battled with HIV her entire life. Ellen Kershaw met Hope when she was 9 years old. At the time, Hope was a vulnerable orphan, sick and malnourished, and was accustomed to surviving on the streets. The two instantly connected. Ellen and Clayton committed that summer to make life better for Hope by sponsoring her through a ministry organization--providing food, education and medication.
In December of 2010, Clayton traveled to Zambia for the first time. After years of seeing pictures, Clayton was in disbelief at the depth of poverty. He met Hope. Though the funds through sponsorship were making a difference, Hope was still lacking one critical need: a safe place to call home. This need--this little girl--was the beginning of Kershaw's Challenge.
Coming home, Clayton and Ellen had the vision of building a home for Hope and children just like her. Clayton came up with the idea of "Strikeout to Serve" during the 2011 baseball season—donating per strikeout to make the home a reality. In 2012, Kershaw's Challenge expanded to support organizations in Los Angeles and Dallas in addition Zambia.
In December of 2012, the first 8 children--including Hope--moved into the Arise Home. For the first time, they had beds to sleep in, a loving family of brothers and sisters, nurturing house mothers to tuck them in at night, full bellies everyday, and a private school education. 2015 is an exciting new season for Kershaw's Challenge. We will continue our work in Los Angeles, Dallas and Zambia. For the first time, we will expand our efforts into the Dominican Republic.
Kershaw's Challenge is committed to transforming the lives of children in America, Africa and the Dominican Republic. Our goal is to partner with organizations that are committed to this as well. We aim to empower others to join our cause in unique ways - creating their own challenge or joining Clayton in his challenge. Since 2011, Kershaw's Challenge has given away over 1.8 million dollars to underprivileged children like Hope. Together with our supporters and beneficiaries, we long to make life better for children worldwide.
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