Miss A Columnist

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.

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 […]

Buck Breast Cancer Benefit at Washington International Horse Show

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October is breast cancer awareness month and Thursday night (October 22nd) at Washington International Horse Show is dedicated to the cause. WIHS welcomes back charity partner Capital Breast Care Center (CBCC) for the third year in a row.

A ‘pink ribbon jump’ will be prominently placed in the ring recognizing the importance of breast […]

Park Potomac Fall Festival to Support At-Risk Kindergarteners Via Courage For Kids

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Foulger-Pratt will host the Park Potomac Fall Festival from 12 – 3 p.m. on Saturday, September 26, 2015 at Park Potomac, (Montrose Road and I-270) in Potomac, MD. The event is free to attend and free onsite parking is readily available. Visitors to the event will be treated to samples of free food from […]

Pantene Beautiful Lengths Makes It Easy To Give Back with National Donate Your Hair Day & #8or8 Challenge

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Getting a cancer diagnosis can be devastating, and for those women whose cancer treatments lead to hair loss the journey can be even more difficult. Pantene knows that hair represents more than style. It is self-esteem and confidence. That’s why, since 2006, Pantene has inspired hundreds of thousands of men, women and children across […]

Over 300 People Donate Ponytails to Pantene Beautiful Lengths Campaign at Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion

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Over 300 Donors at Pantene Beautiful Lengths Donation Event at Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion (Photo Credit: Pantene)

On, Wednesday, June 24, 2015, Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn and LPGA golf champion Morgan Pressel lent their voices to the Pantene Beautiful Lengths program, which is a partnership between Pantene® and the American Cancer Society®, the […]

Charity Meets: Alssya Broome

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Alssya Broome at Penn State (Photo Credit: Alssya Broome)

Name: Alssya Broome

Occupation: Student

Twitter Handle: @lyss40

Facebook Page: facebook.com/alssyab

What are three words that best describe you? ambitious, fun, outgoing

Why is giving back is important to you?

Giving back is important to me because I am helping those who may not […]

Charity Meets: Jaime Griffon


1. Jaime Griffon, Susan Pinkerson- Co-chairs of the GA CASA Fashion Show (Photo Credit: Jaime Griffon)

Name: Jaime Griffon

Twitter Handle: @JaimeGriffon

Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/jaime.griffon

What are three words that best describe you? Funny, Creative, Compassionate

Could you describe your business? I work for a boutique PR firm and do a little acting […]

Charity Meets: Marissa Perry Saints

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Marissa Perry Saints with some Artisans. (Photo Credit: Dsenyo)

Name: Marissa Perry Saints

Occupation: Founder of Dsenyo, Entrepreneur, Mother

Website: www.dsenyo.com

Twitter Handle: @dsenyo

Facebook Page: facebook.com/dsenyo

What are three words that best describe you? Creative, Determined, Thoughtful

Could you describe your business? Dsenyo (dee-SEN-yo) celebrates beauty and empowerment. Our line of fair […]

Dr. Tina Alster Opens New Location for her World-Reknowned Dermatologic Laser Surgery Practice in Chevy Chase

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(Photo Credit: Sharon Natoli)

On Wednesday, June 3, 2015, journalists attended a special media breakfast to support world-renowned dermatologist, Dr. Tina Alster as she launches a new office location in Chevy Chase. Board-certified dermatologists with specialized interest and training in cosmetic dermatology and laser surgery, Drs. Elizabeth Tanzi and Rebecca Kazin are leading […]

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