Category: Benefit / Fundraiser
You’re Invited An Evening of Giving, Magic, Merriment & Dancing to benefit The 2009 Summer Youth Financial Education Training Institute.
V-Day is a global movement to stop violence against women and girls. V-Day is a catalyst that promotes creative events to increase awareness, raise money and revitalize the spirit of existing anti-violence organizations. V-Day generates broader attention for the fight to stop violence against women and girls, including rape, battery, incest, female genital mutilation (FGM) [...]
Thursday, March 26th join friends, supporters, and fans of Bill T. Jones for a surprise party at Santos Party House to celebrate the Company’s 25th Anniversary.Â Buy your tickets now. Space is limited and tickets are selling fast! We’ll turn back the clocks to a bygone era of creation, music, and art.
MacDella Cooper and Korto Momolu (photo) ***** Wrapping up Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, The MacDella Cooper Foundation (MCF) held a benefit after party at Nikki Beach Midtown with a fashion show by Project Runway finalist Korto Momolu. Founded by MacDella Cooper, MCF is raising $500,000 for a tuition-free school in Cooper’s native Liberia. Liberia was a [...]
Editor’s Note: We are pleased to have Tyrus Rochell Townsend from the blog I.Heart.Art and The.Noir.Arts.Gallery write this review for us. His bio state “I believe I teach and reach the masses through my words and my aura.Â I love, live, become and support art. National Black Fine Art Show ****** Last night, the 13th [...]
The Lorenzo Jackson Foundation’s Second Annual Speed Dating Charity Event Raises Funds for HIV/AIDS Youth in New York City The Lorenzo Jackson Foundation, a 501(c) 3 nonprofit community organization, will host its second annual charitable speed-dating event at Boucarou Lounge, located at 64 East 1stst Ave.) on Thursday, February 12th, 2009 from 7pm – 10pm. [...]
The 13th Annual National Black Fine Art Show (NBFAS) will take place February 13-15, with a Gala Preview on the evening of Thursday, February 12 to benefit The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem. The NBFAS will present exceptional work by African, African-American and Caribbean artists. This international art fair features a [...]
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture has a full list of events to commemorate Black history month. For more details check out the website. Many of the events are free or have a minimal cost. Below is only a partial listing of events. AAJC/HBCU Student All-star Big Band Sunday, February 1, 2009, 3:00 [...]
In the stratosphere of art, street artist TMNK (The Me Nobody Knows) aka Nobody considers himself an outsider.Â That’s why, insteadÂ of havingÂ to pay $200 to $650 a ticket to enter the Outsider Art Fair Benefit Preview,Â you can attendÂ hisÂ own personal art exhibitÂ and receptionÂ OUTSIDE of the American Folk Art Museum tomorrow. Previously a homeless man, Nobody’s goal [...]
The December 19th snowstorm could not keep away the loyal supporters who braved the inclement weather to attend the 3rd Annual Wendell Niles and Friends Toy Drive. More than 30 dedicated supporters trucked their way through the bitter cold, snow and sleet with shopping bags full of toys, games, clothing, books and music cd’s. They [...]
Join the New York Urban League Young Professionals for their 4th Annual Holiday Party!
On Friday, December 19, 2008, Wendell Niles, Will Brown and Friends will host the 3rd Annual Toy Drive and Holiday Reception to benefit underprivileged kids in Harlem. They are collecting new and unused gifts for boys and girls, ages infant to 18. Gifts can include games, music cd’s, sports equipment, art kits, books, gift cards, [...]
The Harlem Educational Activities Fund (HEAF) announced that it has been granted the Bank of America 2008 Neighborhood Builder Award. Bank of America hosted an awards ceremony on November 17, 2008 as an extension of their Bank of America Charitable Foundation’s Neighborhood Excellence Initiative recognizing organizations and individuals who are working to improve the lives [...]
New Yorkers for Norman Siegel will be holding a birthday bash for civil rights attorney Norman Siegel as they rev up the campaign to elect him NYC Public Advocate in 2009. The program for the evening features guest speakers State Senator Eric Adams, former ACLU Director Ira Glasser, Vanessa Ramos, Deputy Director for Policy at [...]
The Lorenzo Jackson Foundation Hosts its 1st Annual Benefit Gala for Students Living with HIV and AIDS
Alexander Everett, Founder and CEO of The Lorenzo Jackson Foundation will be joined by entertainment, business and corporate luminaries at its First Annual Benefit Gala at Rush Arts Gallery on Wednesday, November 19th, 2008 at 6:00pm.
Over 1,000 friends and family presented Congressman Charles Rangel with over $1M to Benefit The Rangel Victory Fund at his recent birthday celebration. The gala was held at Tavern on The Green. The Victory fund is a joint fundraising committee of Rangel for Congress and several other democratic candidates. The candidates include John Boccieri (OH), [...]