Did you know the Little Black Dress by Givenchy that Audrey Hepburn wore in "Breakfast at Tiffany's" sold at auction for nearly One Million Dollars? Proceeds went to the City of Joy charity, which enabled its founder to buy bricks and cement to put the most destitute children in the world into schools. Audrey would have been proud.
Image from the Horn of Africa 1992 UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Audrey Hepburn holds a severely malnourished child at a UNICEF-assisted feeding centre in Baidoa. “For many it’s too late, but for many, many more we can still be on time,” said Ms. Hepburn, after witnessing the impact of famine on Somalia’s children in 1992.
Audrey was a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador. She was not only an ambassador for UNICEF, she was on the road for the majority of the year, in the villages holding sick children and embracing their mothers. Audrey Hepburn photographed by Philippe Halsman in Rome, Italy, 1954
1990: UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, Audrey Hepburn, walks down a village pathway with Vietnamese ‘Dao’ hill tribe children. She is wearing an ethnic minority traditional costume given to her by the women of this village in northern Vietnam.