On behalf of the residents of New York City, I commend Chris Madden for putting her belief that everyone has a right to a home into practice by raising public awareness of homelessness. I congratulate you on receiving the Partnership for the Homeless Commitment to Community Award. Ms. Madden’s civic spirit and passion for helping others in their time of need is truly inspiring.

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg

I am happy to see you flourish. Your designs are beautiful.

Oprah Winfrey

Chris Madden is a template for the meaning of an ideal citizen: brilliantly creative in her work; committed to the relief of others; active in society and – not at all incidentally – she is a good friend.

Toni Morrison

It is my hope that Chris Madden’s continued efforts will increase public awareness of homelessness and inspire others to become actively involved in helping disadvantaged people and strengthening our communities.

Secretary Of State
Hillary Clinton

I have long admired Chris Madden’s vision, style and accessibility. When I proposed we partner together on a magazine, I knew we would create beautiful work together for Your Good House magazine.

Ellen Levine
Editorial Director, Hearst Magazines

I want to personally thank you for the time you contributed to the relief efforts with the residents of Pass Christian following Hurricane Katrina. We appreciate all that you did and the encouragement that you brought to Mississippi. Your support will always be remembered.

Governor Haley Barbour

I never thought anything like this would ever happen to me. I love my new home dearly. The lovely Chris Madden and her huge heart are the talk of Pass Christian, Mississippi.

Thelma Piernas
Chris Madden Project Katrina Recipient

Photograph © Michel Arnaud

Chris Madden has been featured in numerous publications during the company’s thirty-plus years, including a cover and feature stories in the New York Times, the Washington Post, USA Today and Fortune Magazine, as well as regular mentions in industry magazines HFN and Home Textiles Today. In addition, Chris’ philanthropic efforts have resulted in much deserved attention to the people of the Gulf Coast and benefited the lives of countless Americans, from Katrina victims to our service men and women overseas.