One other factor on Sandra’s thoughts this vacation season? Giving again. That is why the cookbook creator is so enthusiastic about Saks Fifth Avenue’s newest partnership Elton John AIDS Basis, which features a curated capsule assortment and a particular occasion held on the luxurious retailer’s Beverly Hills retailer to lift funds for World AIDS Day on Dec. 1.
“I’ve been a part of the Elton John AIDS Basis household for about 15 years. It has been a very long time,” she mentioned. “They’re so giving and loving.”
Praising the nonprofit’s founder Elton John for being “fearless earlier than being fearless was cool,” Sandra mentioned the world “can be a totally completely different place” had the singer and his husband David Furnish, who serves because the chairman of the charity, not introduced consideration to the AIDS pandemic and brazenly supported these affected by the illness.
“Are you able to think about when you had one thing that was that scary, then nobody was getting behind you, nobody was there to help you and only a few individuals are making your life matter?” she requested. “The despair, I can not even think about. I really feel so lucky to be a part of not solely this board that makes an enormous distinction, however doing every little thing I can to make it possible for AIDS is eradicated.”
Sandra added, “We’re fortunate to have fabulous companions like Saks serving to us not solely increase funds but in addition consciousness. It is actually vital that all of us, this vacation season, keep in mind these issues.”