At-Risk/Disadvantaged Youths

Newman’s Own Celebrates 35 Years Of Giving

It was on August 25, 1982, that Newman’s Own shipped its first bottles of salad dressing. The late actor and philanthropist, Paul Newman, launched the company with his homemade recipe salad dressing, declaring that all profits would go to charity. Now, 35 years later, the company has more than 300 products with 100% of the profits continuing to help charities around the world. “When Paul started Newman’s Own, some people wondered if the company could survive if it gave all its profits away,” said Bob Forrester, President and CEO of Newman’s Own Foundation and Executive Chairman of Newman’s Own. “Now, Newman’s Own is considered the exemplary philanthropic enterprise, which has helped thousands of nonprofit organizations, worldwide. In fact...

Zac Brown And Camp Southern Ground Raise Close To One Million Dollars At Denver Fundraiser

On Friday, July 28th three-time GRAMMY-award winning artist Zac Brown, along with his wife Shelly, hosted 300 guests at a private fundraiser for their non-profit passion project Camp Southern Ground. Mike Dobbs, along with Zac and Shelly Brown, discuss Camp Southern Ground to 300 event guests.Camp Southern Ground, located on over 400 acres in Fayetteville, Georgia and will serve children ages 7-17, from all socioeconomic backgrounds, races and religions, with activities to challenge, educate and inspire campers. As an inclusive camp, Camp Southern Ground will bring together typically developing children, children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), learning and attention issues, social or emotional challenges, and those with family members serving in the military. The event, held at the ...

Matthew Morrison To Perform At Big Brothers Big Sisters Big Black Tie Ball

2017 marks Big Brothers Big Sisters' 90th Anniversary of serving the children of Dallas. This landmark occasion will be celebrated and commemorated at the organization’s Big Black Tie Ball on October 6, 2017 at the Hilton Anatole Dallas located at 2201 N. Stemmons Freeway, Dallas. The evening will pay tribute to Big Brothers Big Sisters’ past and look to a future of creating new and inspiring mentoring relationships for the at-risk children who need it most in the Dallas area. The funds raised will directly support the 1,973 children the organization will impact through mentoring in 2017. Find tickets here. Over 600 guests will take part in the festivities and enjoy a gourmet dinner, luxury live and silent auction, and an exclusive performance by Broadway powerhouse, Matthe...

McFly Star Joins Get Started With Music

On Wednesday 12th July, Prince's Trust Celebrity Ambassador, Tom Fletcher from McFly, joined 12 young people at the Prince’s Trust Get Started with Music course, delivered by Battersea Arts Centre. Within minutes of arriving at the Get Started course, Tom got out his guitar and joined in with a cover of Use Somebody by Kings Of Leon. He supported the young people with lyric writing, and used his guitar skills to create an acoustic instrumental to combine with their lyrics. The young people had the opportunity to showcase two songs which they had created, and worked towards an extra two with the advice and support of our Celebrity Ambassador. Tom said: “I had a brilliant time meeting the young people, and taking part in the Get Started with Music course. Music is such an inc...

Spotlight: Tony Hawk Foundation’s Celebrity Supporters

The Tony Hawk Foundation seeks to foster lasting improvements in society, with an emphasis on supporting and empowering youth. Through special events, grants, and technical assistance, the Foundation supports recreational programs with a focus on the creation of public skateboard parks in low-income communities. The Foundation favors programs that clearly demonstrate that funds received will produce tangible, ongoing, positive results. Celebrity supporters Tony Hawk Foundation has 37 known supporters, including Russell Simmons, Miley Cyrus, and Pamela Anderson Areas of work At-Risk/Disadvantaged YouthsSports Read more about Tony Hawk Foundation's work and celebrity supporters. Related articles Stars Keep In Time For CharityStand Up For Skateparks With Tony HawkTony Hawk Raises $1 Millio...

Bid Now In Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation Art For Life Gala Auction

On the heels of their annual Art For Life Gala event, Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation (founded in 1995 by brothers Russell, Danny and Joseph "Rev. Run" Simmons) has launched an online auction to support their mission of providing disadvantaged urban youth with significant exposure and access to the arts, as well as providing exhibition opportunities to under-represented artists and artists of color. This year’s auction, hosted by partners at Charitybuzz, offers exclusive one-of-a-kind experiences unable to be found elsewhere. Now up for bid are items such as: • Meet Russell Simmons and Experience a 1-Week Internship at All Def Digital • Meet will.i.am with a Tour of His Creative Studio in Hollywood • Meet The Roots with 2 Tickets to “The Tonight Show wit...

Bid Now In Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation Art For Life Gala Auction

On the heels of their annual Art For Life Gala event, Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation (founded in 1995 by brothers Russell, Danny and Joseph "Rev. Run" Simmons) has launched an online auction to support their mission of providing disadvantaged urban youth with significant exposure and access to the arts, as well as providing exhibition opportunities to under-represented artists and artists of color. This year’s auction, hosted by partners at Charitybuzz, offers exclusive one-of-a-kind experiences unable to be found elsewhere. Now up for bid are items such as: • Meet Russell Simmons and Experience a 1-Week Internship at All Def Digital • Meet will.i.am with a Tour of His Creative Studio in Hollywood • Meet The Roots with 2 Tickets to “The Tonight Show wit...

Russell Simmons’ 2017 Art For Life Benefit Raises Over $1.1 Million

Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation (RPAF) raised over $1.1 million at its annual ART FOR LIFE Benefit on July 15th at Fairview Farms in Bridgehampton, NY. Chuck D and Russell SimmonsCredit/Copyright: Getty Images for Rush Philanthropic Arts FoundationProceeds from ART FOR LIFE benefit the Foundation’s signature arts education and gallery programs, which have directly served tens of thousands of inner-city youth over the past 20 years. The private gala, themed “Midnight at the Oasis,” was hosted by Soledad O'Brien. The evening honored Former President Consumer Beauty Division, Coty Inc., Esi Eggleston Bracey; rapper, author and producer, Chuck D; Chief Brand Officer, Uber, Bozoma Saint John; former President of Programming, BET Stephen G. Hill, and 2017 Featured Artist, Sa...

Russell Simmons’ 2017 Art For Life Benefit Raises Over $1.1 Million

Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation (RPAF) raised over $1.1 million at its annual ART FOR LIFE Benefit on July 15th at Fairview Farms in Bridgehampton, NY. Chuck D and Russell SimmonsCredit/Copyright: Getty Images for Rush Philanthropic Arts FoundationProceeds from ART FOR LIFE benefit the Foundation’s signature arts education and gallery programs, which have directly served tens of thousands of inner-city youth over the past 20 years. The private gala, themed “Midnight at the Oasis,” was hosted by Soledad O'Brien. The evening honored Former President Consumer Beauty Division, Coty Inc., Esi Eggleston Bracey; rapper, author and producer, Chuck D; Chief Brand Officer, Uber, Bozoma Saint John; former President of Programming, BET Stephen G. Hill, and 2017 Featured Artist, Sa...

Prince Harry Visits London School Of Hygiene And Tropical Medicine

Prince Harry visited the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine this week, where he learnt more about the school’s vital work combatting some of the world’s most pressing health issues and chaired a roundtable discussion about HIV. Prince Harry visits the London School of Hygiene and Tropical MedicineCredit/Copyright: Royal.ukDuring his visit, Prince Harry met staff who worked on the response to the recent Ebola epidemic in West Africa, as well as some who are finding innovative ways to reach remote communities across the world and increase their access to treatment. The main focus of the visit was a roundtable discussion, led by the charity Sentebale, of which Prince Harry is Patron. At the roundtable, His Royal Highness and School Director Professor Peter Piot welcome...

Prince Harry Visits London School Of Hygiene And Tropical Medicine

Prince Harry visited the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine this week, where he learnt more about the school’s vital work combatting some of the world’s most pressing health issues and chaired a roundtable discussion about HIV. Prince Harry visits the London School of Hygiene and Tropical MedicineCredit/Copyright: Royal.ukDuring his visit, Prince Harry met staff who worked on the response to the recent Ebola epidemic in West Africa, as well as some who are finding innovative ways to reach remote communities across the world and increase their access to treatment. The main focus of the visit was a roundtable discussion, led by the charity Sentebale, of which Prince Harry is Patron. At the roundtable, His Royal Highness and School Director Professor Peter Piot welcome...

Usher’s New Look To Host Disruptive Innovation Summit

Usher's New Look, the non-profit organization founded by Usher Raymond IV, is hosting the inaugural Disruptive Innovation Summit at the new SunTrust Park on July 20th and 21st. UNL’s focus is on transforming the lives of underserved youth by developing passion-driven, global leaders. The event is for people ages 17-24 years old who have an interest in changing the world. The 2-day summit, hosted at the new Braves stadium, will feature speakers such as Usher, Jay Versace, Kate Atwood and other global innovators who will share details on their personal and professional journey. “The Summit is all about growing together – it’s going to be a transformative experience for attendees that will inspire leadership and creativity.” says Usher Raymond IV, Founder of ...