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On March 21, the Jenni Kayne boutique teams up with the Menlo Park charity Beyond Type 1 to help fund a cure for diabetes.  

Jenni Kayne boutique

Jenni Kayne.

 

If you haven’t checked out the Jenni Kayne boutique yet—it’s among the many 2016 additions to Stanford Shopping Center—mark your calendars for March 21 (specifically, 6 to 8 p.m.), when there’s an extra incentive to visit (and buy).

The fashion designer is hosting the official opening celebration alongside Beyond Type 1, a Menlo Park-based nonprofit. “Beyond Type 1 is bridging the gap from diagnosis to cure, impacting millions of lives each day and changing the face of Type 1 diabetes around the world,” says Juliet de Baubigny, the organization’s co-founder and a partner at venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins. “With Jenni, we share a passion for living well today. And fundraising events such as this allow people living with Type 1 diabetes to live beyond their diagnosis—thriving—on the way to a cure.”

During the event, 20 percent of proceeds from the sale of merchandise, which includes women’s clothing, shoes, handbags and housewares that exude Kayne’s California-cool aesthetic, will be donated to Beyond Type 1. 180 El Camino Real, Palo Alto. 

 

Originally published in the March/April issue of Silicon Valley

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