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"April 07, 2003

Dear Metin Bereketli,

On behalf of the American Liver Foundation, I would like to thank you for your generous support of the Fourth Annual Gala Recognition Dinner 'The Miracle of Liver Regeneration' held on March 21, 2003 at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

Thank you for your donation of Autographed Metin Bereketli DIVERSITY #1 Art Piece and 100% Silk 'Peace Necktie.'

Thanks to your contribution to our auction, the Greater Los Angeles Chapter will be able to exceed their goal of $175,000 to fund public education programs, local support groups and liver-related research.

Your generosity will help continue our efforts to prevent, treat and cure hepatitis and other liver diseases through research, education and advocacy.


Isabel A. Velasquez

Community Events Coordinator"

"June 8, 2004

Dear Mr. Bereketli,

On behalf of the staff, board of directors and, most importantly, the children of the Blind Children's Learning Center, I want to extend our sincere thanks for your generous gift of ten of your signed posters.

Because you were so generous, we will be able to offer these beautiful posters as auction prizes at several of our upcoming events...

Thank you so much for this donation. It is only because of wonderful citizens like you that the Center is able to help hundreds of deserving children each year to realize their full potential!


Stacey M. Proctor

President/Executive Director"

"April 22, 2003

Dear Metin,

Please accept the sincere appreciation of the children, families and staff of the Blind Childrens Center for your donation of Artwork.

Your contribution to the Tom Sullivan Blind Childrens Center Celebrity Golf Classic auction to be held on May 5, 2003 at the Riviera Country Club will support programs for the Center's infants, toddlers and peschoolers who are blind or severely visually impaited and their families.

Thank you for your generosity and interest in the Blind Childrens Center.


Tom Sullivan

Chairman, Tournament"

"May 19, 2004

Dear Metin,

On behalf of the Long Beach Area Council, Boy Scouts of America, I want to express our appreciation for your donation of your beautiful signed prints "Dancing Hands," "Reaching Out," "Diversity #1," and "News of Peace."

They will be a wonderful addition to the auction held with our 15th Annual Boy Scout Golf Classic scheduled for Wednesday, July 28th at the Navy Destroyer Golf Course in Cypress. Funds from this action generate important funds so youth from low-income families can have a summer camp experience...

I enjoyed speaking to you and visiting your attractive web site


Bill Brush

Development Director"

"April 23, 2004

Dear Metin,

Thank you so much donating your beautiful artwork to our Children's Hospital. Your dedication to helping children is greatly admired. As you know, Children's Specialized Hospital is the nation's largest pediatric rehabilitation hospital. Because of the support of our generous donors we are able to give hope to so many children and their families. I am sure your artwork will brighten the halls of our hospital. Thank you.

Warm regards,

Susan Oldroyd Laffler

Director, Annual Giving"

"May 27, 2004

Dear Metin,

On behalf of Crusin' For A Cure (CFAC), and UCLA's Jonsson Cancer Center Foundation, we want to thank you for your donation of 8 of your personal healing prints valued at $5,000 for our opportunity drawings. Your support in helping us find a cure for this terrible disease is greatly appreciated...

Thank you and looking forward to meeting you soon.

Sincere personal regards,

Debbie Baker


"March 5, 2004

Dear Metin,

Our "Heroes & Heroines" Gala on February 26th was a great success and your generous participation helped make it so!

On behalf of D.A.R.E. America and its Event Co-Chairs Sheriff Lee Baca, William J. Bennett, LAPD Chief William J. Bratton, Ron Burkle, Robert Buckingham, L.A. County Fire Chief P. Michael Freeman, Robert H. "Bob" Lorsch, Helen Mars and Skip Miller, we thank you for your generous support in making this year's Gala a winner on all counts...

D.A.R.E. America thanks you for your generous contribution of the fine art print "News of Peace." The children served by D.A.R.E. will be the ultimate beneficiaries of your generosity.

Again, thank you so very much and we look forward to your continued support.

With best regards,

Charlie Parsons

Executive Director and COO

Veronica Yuspraikh

Auction Manager"

"June 18, 2003

Dear Mr. Metin Bereketli,

The Denise Roberts Breast Cancer Foundation (TDRBCF) would like to thank you for your recent contributions of your very fine art pieces to our 4th Annual Founder's Day Celebration. We appreciate your commitment and belief in this organization. Your support will help us to fulfill our goals to increase breast cancer awareness for all women, specifically minority women, and provide support for our survivors.

Without your artictic efforts, our mission of educating women about the importance of early detection would not exist. We acknowledge your embracement of our vision of education.

Thank you very much Metin. We look forward to your continued support and dedication to The Denise Roberts Breast Cancer Foundation.

With warm regards,

Denise Roberts

Founder and Survivor"

"April 2003

Dear Mr. Bereketli,

On behalf of the International Special Events Society -- Greater Los Angeles Chapter, we wish to express our appreciation for the art pieces you so generously donated for our silent auction, "Imagine... A Cirque Experience," March 19, 2003 at the Skirball Cultural Center. Thanks to donors like you, we were able to raise needed dollars for several fine charities, including Children's Hospital Los Angeles.

Our participants were mesmerized by your beautiful work and stimulating images. We are gratefulf or your donation, as well as your genuine interest in supporting our fundraising efforts. Once again, we thank you for your artictic contribution and support.

Warm regards,

Debbie Hawkins, CAE, CMP

Executive Director

ISES - Greater Los Angeles Chapter"