As a mother, aunt and godmother, DeMellier founder Mireia Llusia-Lindh, struggles to come to terms with the endless void that the loss of a child creates. “Some of us are incredibly lucky to have been born or raised in countries where we get the best available medical care,” she says. “Millions of children don’t have the same luck and are dying from preventable diseases at a terrifying rate. Our permanent initiative ‘A Bag, A Life’ is very close to my heart and part of DeMellier’s DNA as much as our aim to create beautiful yet attainable products and to cherish all the smart and very special women around the world.” Via SOS Children’s Villages, the funds are administered in countries such as Somalia, where currently 1 in 6 children don’t live to see their 6th birthday. So far they’ve funded over 45,000 vaccines and treatments, with many more on the way; DeMellierLondon.com.
Toby & Bill Rohrer have dedicated their time, talent and treasure to causes they passionately believe in — and their efforts have not only changed countless lives, they’ve also inspired others to make a difference with their own contributions.
Key Biscayne is recognized around the world for the generosity and philanthropic endeavors of its residents. Meet a few islanders dedicating their free time toward causes they are passionate about in the hopes of doing their part to help make our community a better place to live, work and prosper.