M2L Furniture - M2L Participates in Housing Works' "Best of Fall" Auction

Helps Exceed Fundraising Goal in Support of Charity

(New York, NY – September 13, 2012) M2L, a leading distributor of iconic, modern furnishings, is pleased to announce that its guest window at Housing Works – part of the organization's "Best of Fall" charity auctions – exceeded its fundraising goal by more than $1,000. Design lovers placed their bids on the online auction site shophousingworks.com – one coffee table received over 50 bids! – to get a great deal on the latest design icons for the home or office. M2L donated over $16,000 worth of products to benefit the non-profit organization, which were also on view at Housing Works' Columbus Avenue store window, designed by interior designer Jarret Yoshida. The sale closed to the public on September 11th.

According to Michael Manes, president of M2L, "We are so delighted that Housing Works exceeded its goals with the M2L Guest Window. We are indebted to Jarret for designing such a dramatic window and for giving us the opportunity to support Housing Works. We believe in its mission to help those that are homeless and have HIV/AIDS to find housing solutions that work." 

  • Items donated by M2L include: 2 Time armchairs in wood and wicker with upholstered seat in natural fabric designed by Tito Agnoli 22" w x 18" d x 33 1/2" high VALUE $1995 each 
  • 2 Winters night stands in white stained oak with 1 drawer and 1 shelf 15.7" x 15.7" a 19.6" high VALUE $1500 each 
  • 1 Circle dining table designed by Pierre Paulin 47 1/4" white laminate top and polished base 29.1" high VALUE $2211 
  • 4 Driade Objet Perdu chairs polished chrome with black woven seats designed by Philippe Starck VALUE $395 each 
  • 1 Baleri Tatino (ball) ottoman in Dakota Gold fabric designed by Denis Santachiara 19" in diameter x 17.1" high VALUE $525 
  • 1 Nueva Linea Lur AV unit in natural oak, 63" w x 21,75" deep x 16" high VALUE $2995 
  • 1 FIAM Jonkers Table VALUE $2,408 
  • 1 Orbis floor lamp designed by Herbert Schultes black reflector and base and chrome frame fully adjustable max bulb 50w/12v halogen (GY6,35 bulb)  VALUE $1565 
  • 1 Flokati area rug in greige 86" x 112" VALUE $995 

Housing Works is a healing community of people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. Their mission is to end the dual crises of homelessness and AIDS through relentless advocacy, the provision of lifesaving services, and entrepreneurial businesses that sustain our efforts. For more information, visit www.housingworks.org, www.facebook.com/HousingWorksThrifts or http://twitter.com/HWthrifts