Sheila Vance is an aspiring eyewear designer whose shades are favorites of superstars like Nicole Kidman, Tom Cruise, Sylvester Stallone, Brad Pitt and many other
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Vance is also a great humanitarian. After losing her 19 year old son Sam to heroin, she founded the Sam Vance Foundation in 1997, a non-profit organization whose mission is to prevent drug use amongst teens and young adults, and to help young addicts get on the road to recovery. A portion of the annual proceeds of Sama Eyewear collection are donated to the foundation as part of the charity work Vance is practicing. She is also a member of Friendly House; a charity organization first opened its doors in 1951. The organization helps and sponsor women who face tribulations and problems in recovery from alcohol and drug addiction “Sama is an ancient term meaning no beginning, no end and is a metaphor of the circulation of life as we give back to the community” Vance says.
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