More recently, since 2014, NFTs (or non-fungible tokens) have been one of the most valuable crypto assets to invest in, and the numbers have shown remarkable results. According to nonfungible.com, the increase in NFT sales started in 2017, from 100 NFT sales per week to an average of 15,000 per week. Towards the end of 2019 and the beginning of 2020, NFT sales skyrocketed between 30,000 and 80,000 per week. The first half of 2021 showed a whopping $2.5 billion in NFTs Sales.
NFT creators trade their NFT assets for as little as a few hundred dollars, up to a few million dollars. In 2021, the most expensive NFT sold sold for $69 million, an artwork titled “Everydays: the First 5000 Days” created by NFT artist, Beeple.
With these outstanding results in the NFT market, NFT entrepreneur and artist, Maya Hamad, and the Forgotten Dogs Foundation (FDF), a canine charity aiming to end the mistreatment and killing of dogs in overcrowded dog shelters , have joined forces with the common goal of using NFT trading to donate to the FDF for dogs in need.
Maya Hamad says, “I believe that something of such value should be used for the greater good, besides achieving financial success through such investments of course. There are thousands of courses, charities, and projects that could use a percentage of profits made from these digital assets to make positive impacts globally. For years I believed in the power of expression through visuals and words, and today I am filled with great enthusiasm and a determination to put my artistic talent to use for others.
Recently, Maya Hamad successfully released two NFT art collections, “Modern Compositions” and “Faces of Earth” to support blakINwite Digital Magazine’s mission to impact the female community by supporting businesses and talent owned to women around the world.
His latest NFT art collection, named “Forgotten Dogs”, was released on behalf of the Paws & Fashion online store, in addition to the “This T-shirt Saves Dogs” initiative, and is solely dedicated to helping the FDF to fulfill its mission by donating 50% of the funds raised through this collection to the foundation.
Anthony Hudson, Founder of the Forgotten Dogs Foundation, says, “At FDF, we plan to fulfill our mission by using all funds raised and donated to find homes for orphaned dogs in overcrowded shelters and to improve their overall well-being. . We do this by working with those dedicated to saving dogs, and we couldn’t be more excited about this new partnership. »
The collection consists of a total of 13 cards, each containing the letter of the words “Forgotten Dogs” and a digital drawing of different dog breeds that depict the diversity of dog breeds around the world that need help. humans.