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Andrea Rodgers is the Founder of Miss A (AskMissA.com), which covers the intersection of charity and lifestyle for 1.5 million unique readers annually. Based in Washington, DC, Miss A has a presence in 21 U.S. cities with 30 editors and hundreds of writer. Andrea was inspired after 9/11, and became heavily involved in Washington’s charity circuit in an effort to give back to the community. At the core of the Miss A brand is Andrea’s personal belief in the positive power of volunteering and charity — not only to benefit those less fortunate, but to improve the individual, business or brand that gives their time, money and energy to a cause. AskMissA.com serves as a technological platform which connects editors, writers and readers around this core belief and shines a spotlight on the best nonprofits, charity events, cause marketing campaigns and philanthropic & stylish people, businesses and brands to inspire others to get involved.

Andrea Rodgers is a member of the Vogue 100, a hand-selected group by Vogue magazine of 100 influential decision makers and opinion leaders across the country known for their distinctive taste in fashion & culture. She has been featured in Vogue, W and Allure, CNN, Fox News, NOS Dutch Public Broadcasting, TV Tokyo, France 24, Alhurra, USA Today, Washington Post & Politico.

Picnic Theatre Company’s The Unexpected Guest at Dumbarton House to Benefit Courage for Kids

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On November 1,2 and 3, 2017, please join Courage for Kids and Picnic Theatre Company at Dumbarton House in Georgetown for cocktail party theater and an evening of campy suspense with Agatha Christie’s The Unexpected Guest! Set in a foggy estate in Wales in 1958, this classic mystery begins in a dark mansion at […]

Talbots 70th Anniversary Collection Features Timeless Pieces From Their Past

Talbots 70th Anniversary Collection

It’s been 70 years since Rudolf and Nancy Talbots opened the doors at their first freestanding store in Hingham, Massachusetts. Their successful catalog business was launched the following year with a mailing to 3,000 addresses obtained from The New Yorker magazine. Over the seven decades that followed, Talbots has evolved from a mail-order to […]

Picnic Theatre Company’s Hay Fever at Dumbarton House to Benefit Courage for Kids

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On June 14, 15 and 16, 2017, please join Courage for Kids and Picnic Theatre Company at Dumbarton House for a one-act garden party theatre performance of Hay Fever, English playwright Noël Coward’s brilliant 1925 summer comedy about a family of bohemian aristocrats and their guests behaving badly at a weekend house party. Campy […]

O, The Oprah Magazine 2017 Capsule Collection for Talbots to Benefit Dress for Success

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Last year, O Mag and Talbots launched their first-time ever capsule collection that benefitted Dress for Success. Raising $1 million and collecting over 4,000 boxes of clothing, the partnership was such a success that the two teamed up once again this year to release a second exclusive limited-edition capsule collection, with 30% of net […]

Fall Into Beauty at Sugar House Day Spa to Benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

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Sugar House Day Spa and Salon will be hosting an after-hours event benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital on November 19, 2016. Guests will enjoy mini services including: nail polish changes, neck massages, organic facials, hair treatments, makeup touch ups, and hair styling. There will also be raffle prizes including gift […]

Picnic Theatre Company’s An Evening In the Twilight Zone: A Parody at Dumbarton House to Benefit Courage for Kids


Just in time for Halloween, join Courage for Kids, Picnic Theatre Company and Dumbarton House for cocktail party theater with An Evening in The Twilight Zone: A Parody! On Wednesday October 26, Thursday October 27 and Friday October 28, experience three short episodes of classic 1950s sci-fi suspense, exploring themes of Cold War fears […]

Picnic Theatre Company’s Casablanca at Dumbarton House to Benefit Courage for Kids


On June 15, 16 and 17, 2016, please join Courage for Kids and Picnic Theatre Company at Dumbarton House for a one-act garden party theatre performance of Casablanca, from Hollywood’s golden era! This play stages Lux Radio Theatre’s adaptation hosted by director Cecil B. DeMille and an all-star cast for millions of American listeners […]

O, The Oprah Magazine Capsule Collection for Talbots to Benefit Dress for Success


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I am very excited about the new partnership between Talbots and O, The Oprah Magazine! They have teamed up to design an exclusive limited-edition 7-piece capsule collection to benefit Dress for Success! This unprecedented spring retail collaboration and national marketing campaign is for women, about women, supporting women and dressing […]

Kendra Scott At Bethesda Row Hosts Kendra Gives Back Party To Benefit Courage for Kids





Philanthropy is at the heart of Kendra Scott’s core values, and they truly believe that giving back to the community in meaningful ways is the greatest definition of success. Women and children’s causes have been particularly important to their company.

Through a partnership with Courage for Kids, they are excited […]

Alfred Hitchcock’s The 39 Steps at Dumbarton House To Benefit Courage for Kids


On Wednesday November 18, Thursday November 19 and Friday November 20, please join Picnic Theatre Company, Courage for Kids, Alfred Hitchcock and Cecil B. De Mille for a madcap international spy chase through London and the Scottish countryside! Live from Hollywood’s Lux Radio Theater in 1935, this one hour adaptation of The 39 […]

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