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Jasmine Sessoms is currently a manager in the philanthropy department of a large insurance company. She is a Philadelphia native who has been active in the Philadelphia Philanthropy scene for over 10 years by serving on boards and volunteering her time to various organizations. The cause nearest and dearest to her is education. Jasmine believes that all children no matter their economic status, religion or race should receive a quality education. Jasmine resides in the Mt. Airy section of the city with her loving husband, Jay, and their beautiful daughter Jae.

Charitable And Stylish Holiday Gifts 2014: Accessories That Give Back

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Nothing completes an outfit like the perfect accessory. This holiday season when buying for the fashionista that is a die hard accessory fan, look into these accessory brands that give back!

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Portions from the proceeds of your purchase are donated to the Surfrider Foundation, an organization working to protect the world’s oceans, […]

Recap: Todd Herremans Foundation Charity Event At Prime Stache

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On Friday, October 10, 2014, Philadelphia’s Eagle Offensive Lineman Todd Herremans hosted an event the Todd Herremans Foundation. This event was held at Fellow Eagle’s Player Brent Celek’s restaurant, Prime Stache.

Todd Herremans with a few fans photo credit: Sevag Creative

Patrons could order from the standard menu of American fare, with 50% […]

Meet Our Team: Jasmine Sessoms, Philadelphia Editor

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Meet Our Team

Just Me! Jasmine Sessoms

Name: Jasmine Sessoms

Occupation: Chief Operating Officer

Education: Master’s Degree

Website: www.nextstep-associates.com

Twitter Handle: @JazSess

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What are three words that best describe you? Fun, Philanthropic, Loving

How did you learn about Miss A?: I saw an listing on a site, asking for writers

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Recap: Brent Celek’s 5th Annual Celebrity Waiter Night In Philadelphia To Benefit Take Flight Foundation

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Photo cred: JPG (l to r: Mark Sanchez, Riley Cooper, Brad Smith)

On Thursday, September 11, 2014, Philadelphia’s elite gathered for Brent Celek’s Fifth Annual Celebrity Waiter Night. This event was held at Ocean Prime Restaurant.

Patrons were served delectable seafood and steak dinners by the Philadelphia Eagles players. The wait staff included: […]

Philadelphia Eagles Brent Celek’s 5th Annual Celebrity Waiter Night At Ocean Prime

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The Fifth Annual Celebrity Waiter Night will take place on Thursday, September 11, 2014 at Ocean Prime. The event is hosted by Philadelphia Eagles tight end Brent Celek, benefiting his Take Flight Foundation. Party goers will be served by their favorite Philadelphia Eagles star. Guests will enjoy a three course meal, cocktails, and […]

Lady Antibellum To Perform At Diamonds And Denim Event In Philadelphia To Benefit Hamels Foundation

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The Fifth Year Anniversary of The Hamels Foundation‘s Denim and Diamond event will take place on Thursday, August 21, 2014, at Vie Restaurant. Guests will mix and mingle with their favorite celebrities, while decked out in their best Denim and Bling! Guests also don’t want to miss a special performance by Lady Antebellum.

The […]

Recap: 3rd Annual One Night Only Fundraiser In Philadelphia To Kick Off 17 Days Of Fashion

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On Friday, June 6, 2014, Philadelphia’s most fashionable gathered for the Third Annual One Night Only Cocktail Reception and Fundraiser. This event, held at Thirteen Restaurant in the Philadelphia Downtown Marriott honored Philadelphia’s most fashionable philanthropist, and celebrated the beginning of 17… days of Fashion.

The evening began with a meet and greet […]

Recap: Shop Intermix To Support Helpusadopt.org In Philadelphia

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On May 29, 2014, Philadelphia fashionistas shopped for a good cause at Intermix a trendy downtown boutique. The shopping event benefited Helpusadopt.org. Forty patrons sipped champagne cocktails, and nibbled on tasty appetizers while listening to the sounds of DJ Zo. The event raised $1,600 to benefit the organization. The […]

3rd Annual One Night Only Fundraiser In Philadelphia

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The Third Annual One Night Only Cocktail Reception and fundraiser will take place on Friday, June 6, 2014.The event will take place at Thirteen Restaurant located in the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown Hotel. The event will raise funds to support 17… days of fashion and full figured style week to benefit select partner charities working […]

Shop Intermix In Philadelphia To Support HelpUsAdopt.org

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The annual Shop to Support the Helpusadopt.org event will take place on May 29th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Intermix located on 17th & Walnut. Enjoy champagne and light appetizers while listening to the electrifying tunes of DJ Zo. Ten percent of all proceeds will be donated to Helpusadopt.org.

Helpusadopt.org is a […]