Nonprofit holds art burning to raise funds for domestic violence survivors

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TOLEDO, Ohio — The Once is Enough Corporation, a Toledo nonprofit, is hosting a Holiday Art Burning and Live Auction, with the Warren AME Church, on Sunday from 2-5 p.m. The organization’s president, Princess Buchanon, said funds from the event will go toward supporting victims and survivors of domestic violence and sex trafficking.

But what is a Holiday Art Burning and Live Auction? It’s when works of art are set to be destroyed, on the spot, unless they are rescued with a willing bid from a live auction. This Sunday’s auction is set to have over 100 works of art, and bids for some of the pieces will start at $50.

At the Art Factory in downtown Toledo, some of artist Brenda Singletary-Johnson’s works are destined for flames.

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