Still We Rise Auction 9

Poet and the Bench along with our encaustic artist Linda Benenati and ceramic designer Latch Key are participating in the Still We Rise Auction 9 in Response to Police Brutality.

Saturday June 20-Monday June 29

Follow @_stillwerise for auction listings on Instagram. Rules are posted here.

@poetandthebench has items in the auction, posted Monday. Encaustic Mixed Media painting “One Step Bee Yond” by Linda Benenati and Ceramic Wall Hanging “Notte Luna” by @latch_key

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 The auction benefits:

* Equal Justice Initiative @eji_org
* M4BL @mvmnt4blklives
* The Bail Project @bailproject
* Black Lives Matter @blklivesmatter

(1) Bid on items directly in each post on @_stillwerise. No other info just your amount.

(2) Save your posts so you can go back and bid if higher if you’re outbid.

(3) Tag a friend you think might be interested in listings. Creates awareness of the brands donated and the causes we're raising funds.

(4) Share the post for items you love and/or are bidding on and give the business (us please!!) and @_stillwerise a shout out in your stories. Small business love!

(5) Bidding ends at 7pm PST on Monday June 29

(6) Winners will select the organization from those above to donate to directly, you can donate to 1 or divide amongst to give to all, it's up to you.

(7) If you are the winning bid, Still We Rise will connect with you to obtain receipt and then with us (or other participants you bid on) to claim your win and arrange next steps. You can send your donation receipt to

Thank you so much for the support of these important organizations doing the work on the ground. Our amazing artists and designers who have donated, along with more than 500 others, to help raise money and awareness. There's also beautiful artwork to share (and please tag the artists) located at