At-Risk/Disadvantaged Youths

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 ...

Russell Simmons’ Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation Announces 2017 Art For Life Benefit

Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation (RPAF) has announced the honorees for the 2017 ART FOR LIFE Benefit on July 15th at Fairview Farms in Bridgehampton, NY. RPAF which is dedicated to providing underserved inner city youth with significant exposure to the arts, as well as developing and supporting under-represented artists will honor Former President Consumer Beauty Division, Coty Inc., Esi Eggleston Bracey; rapper, author and producer, Chuck D; Chief Brand Officer, Uber, Bozoma Saint John and 2017 Featured Artist, Sanford Biggers for their support of the arts, career achievements, and overall commitment to our communities. Hosted by Russell Simmons and Danny Simmons, guests will experience a night of fantasy opulence, magic and wonder at the “Midnight at the Oasis” themed p...

Los Angeles Dodgers Visit Gentle Barn

The Gentle Barn Foundation is excited to announce the addition of athletes and celebrities in support of The Gentle Barn opening its third location in St. Louis, MO. Clayton Kershaw, Brandon McCarthy, Chris Hatcher, Rascalina, Rich HillPlease click here to help start the new Gentle Barn in St. Louis. David Backes, center for the Boston Bruins, and his wife, Kelly, alerted The Gentle Barn about the six cows who recently escaped from a slaughterhouse in St. Louis, MO, and have supported The Gentle Barn’s campaign from the start. Now joining them is Alex Pietrangelo, team captain and defenseman for The St. Louis Blues, with a signed hockey stick. Dodgers’ pitchers Clayton Kershaw, Brandon McCarthy, Chris Hatcher, and Rich Hill, who serendipitously will be playing the St. Louis Car...

#GirlsAre Returns To Inspire Girls And Women Across The United States

Girls today in the United States are far less likely than boys to achieve the recommended amounts of physical activity. By age 14, girls are dropping out of sports at two times the rate of boys. In an effort to inspire girls and women to continue to be physically active, the Alliance for a Healthier Generation and the Clinton Foundation are joining forces for a second year to shine a spotlight on the disparities between girls’ and boys’ physical activity rates and inspire a new generation of strong, active women. “Data shows that across the United States, less than 50% of middle school girls get the recommended amount of physical activity each day,” says Chelsea Clinton, Vice Chair of the Clinton Foundation and Board Member of the Alliance for a Healthier Genera...

Michael Phelps Foundation Helps Families Stay Safer In And Around Pools

At a poolside press event over the weekend, hosted at a Boys & Girls Club in Chicago, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s (CPSC) Pool Safely campaign and the Michael Phelps Foundation announced a new partnership focused on addressing a serious public health crisis: child drownings. Michael Phelps - Pool SafelyPool Safely and the Michael Phelps Foundation will collaborate to promote each other’s efforts to help prevent fatal and non-fatal child drownings in swimming pools and spas across the country. The Michael Phelps Foundation joins more than 1,000 Pool Safely partners that work together to educate individuals and families nationwide about the importance of being safer in and around the water. “CPSC is excited to collaborate with the greatest swimmer in th...

William Shatner Presents 2017 Hollywood Charity Horse Show Sponsored by Wells Fargo

For nearly three decades, prominent actor and equine lover William Shatner has taken on perhaps his most significant role, not on TV or in film, but in real life as a tireless advocate for underrepresented communities, raising tens of millions of dollars to support hundreds of worthy charitable organizations by way of his annual philanthropic horse show event. Now in its 27th year, Shatner’s annual event, the Priceline.com Hollywood Charity Horse Show Sponsored by Wells Fargo, will return once again on Saturday, June 3, at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center, Southern California’s premier equestrian facility, with this year’s special musical guest Roadcase Royale, started by Nancy Wilson of Heart and Liv Warfield of Prince’s New Power Generation. The Hollywood Cha...

Royals Hold Party For Kids At Buckingham Palace

The Duke of Cambridge, The Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry held a party at Buckingham Palace in honour of the children of those who have died serving in the Armed Forces. Prince Harry Meets Kids At Royal PartyCredit/Copyright: Royal.ukAround 850 children were invited to The Palace to take part in a range of activities from face painting, breakdancing to and science experiments to cupcake decorating. The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry's ‘Full Effect’ and Coach Core programmes also led workshops in beatboxing, breakdancing and a number of other sports. There were live performances by British singer Jess Glynne and the ventriloquist Nina Conti. Performances concluded with a special display by the RAF Falcons, who landed outside The Pal...

Darryl “DMC” McDaniels Helps The Felix Organization Raise Over $300,000 At Dance This Way

Darryl "DMC" McDaniels, Sheila Jaffe and friends, family and supporters of The Felix Organization got together at Stage 48 in New York to “Dance this Way” and raise funds to support summer camps and programs for inner-city children in the foster care system. Darryl "DMC" McDaniels Performs at Dance This WayCredit/Copyright: Albie MitchellNearly 400 people put on their dancing shoes and raised more than $300,000. Teams danced through the decades, enjoyed a performance by McDaniels, and a special DJ set from TJ Mizell, son of the late Jam Master Jay. James Wahlberg, executive director of the Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation, was honored with the 2017 Dream Maker Award, for his commitment to help under-privileged youth as well as his long-time support of The Felix Organization. Unab...

Boys & Girls Clubs of America Inducts Anthony Anderson Into 27th Annual Alumni Hall Of Fame

Boys & Girls Clubs of America will induct seven new Club alumni into their Alumni Hall of Fame during a ceremony tonight in Dallas, Texas. For more than 150 years, Boys & Girls Clubs around the country have provided kids and teens of all backgrounds, the opportunity to achieve great futures. To celebrate the accomplishments of former Boys & Girls Club members, the organization annually recognizes distinguished alumni, including these seven inductees who have excelled to the top of their respective fields. The ceremony will be hosted by Emmy-award winning actor and Club alum Courtney B. Vance, and will honor alumni who have gone on from their Boys & Girls Club to make major contributions in their professions, from sports to entertainment to medicine and more. Each of the...

Charitybuzz Launches Second Annual Golf Auction

Charitybuzz is excited to announce the Second Annual Golf Auction, part of the successful Charitybuzz Curates program, with bidding opportunities to play alongside world renowned golf pros and celebrities, gain access to the most exclusive courses, caddy for the best, and more — all to benefit charity. Video: The 2017 Charitybuzz Golf AuctionThe Charitybuzz Curates: Golf Auction runs April 18 – May 4 at Charitybuzz.com. To make a bid or find out more, click here. “Charity Network is an ideal partner for professional golfers,” says Ian Poulter. “Through our partnership I’ve raised tens of thousands of dollars for Dreamflight children’s charity. Now I’m excited to help launch the Second Annual Golf Auction on Charitybuzz.com. You can even bid t...

Charitybuzz Launches Second Annual Golf Auction

Charitybuzz is excited to announce the Second Annual Golf Auction, part of the successful Charitybuzz Curates program, with bidding opportunities to play alongside world renowned golf pros and celebrities, gain access to the most exclusive courses, caddy for the best, and more — all to benefit charity. Video: The 2017 Charitybuzz Golf AuctionThe Charitybuzz Curates: Golf Auction runs April 18 – May 4 at Charitybuzz.com. To make a bid or find out more, click here. “Charity Network is an ideal partner for professional golfers,” says Ian Poulter. “Through our partnership I’ve raised tens of thousands of dollars for Dreamflight children’s charity. Now I’m excited to help launch the Second Annual Golf Auction on Charitybuzz.com. You can even bid t...

The Felix Organization Celebrates 11 Years With Dance This Way Benefit

The Felix Organization will celebrate its eleventh birthday and Foster Care Awareness Month with “Dance This Way”, a Dance-a-thon inspired Fundraiser, on May 7. Co-founded by Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and one the pioneers of Hip Hop culture and co-founding member of “Run DMC” Darryl "DMC" McDaniels and Emmy-award winning casting director, Sheila Jaffe, (HBO’s The Sopranos and Entourage and films including The Fighter, Rocky Balboa, and Ted.) The Felix Organization’s mission is to enrich the lives of children growing up in the foster care system. The event will honor James Wahlberg for the work he has done as executive director of the Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation. Founders McDaniels and Jaffe, both adopted, were introduced eleven years ago and wha...

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