The Fortune Society will host their Third Annual Spring Soiree, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” on Thursday, May 16th, 2013 at the Bowery Hotel. Hundreds of young philanthropists will gather together to support life-changing programs and services for men and women coming out of jail and prison.
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On Thursday, May 2, 2013, the American Cancer Society will host the 8th annual Taste of Hope. Taste of Hope is the American Cancer Society’s signature culinary, wine and spirits event. All proceeds from this event will go toward the American Cancer Society’s ultimate goal: eliminating cancer as a major health concern. Join [...]
According to statistics, 1 in 88 children in the United States is diagnosed with an autistic related disease. Many of these children face continuous stigmas and obstacles in their lives that prevent them from performing at their full potential. This is why, in 2002, Cecilia McCarton M.D., a globally renowned developmental disabilities researcher set up the McCarton Foundation. She sought to use her foundation to reach out autistic children who lack proper treatment and education by initiating three major programs. The first, the McCarton School implements an unique program for educating autistic children. The second project, the McCarton Center for Research is partnered with Rutgers University’s Douglass Developmental Disabilities Center. The Center focuses on creating and applying research studies into education for autistic children. McCarton’s final project is the McCarton Training Institute, where practitioners, caregivers and families are provided with training and consultation on how to live and interact with children with autism. [...]
The Children’s Tumor Foundation is a nonprofit organization that funds research and supports people with neurofibromatosis type 1, neurofibromatosis type 2, and Schwannomatosis, illnesses that result in the growth of extremely dangerous tumors around the body. [...]
The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NYSPCC) will be hosting their Annual Junior Committee Spring Benefit on Wednesday, May 8th, 2013 at The Gansevoort Park Hotel. It will feature cocktails and passed hors d’oeuvres, as well as a silent auction of some highly covetable experiences.
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The 16th Annual ASPCA Bergh Ball was held at the Plaza Hotel on Thursday, April 11th, 2013. It was an exclusive, black-tie event, bringing together a proactive crowd of animal lovers. Once again, Issac Mizrahi was the Master of Ceremonies. Celebrities and community leaders came to dine and dance the night away at this [...]
Matt Semino is a New York City based attorney, TV legal analyst and contributor to The Huffington Post. He reports on high profile legal news and policy topics that often touch upon the issues of child abuse. In addition, he appears regularly as a legal analyst on CNN’s HLN Network, truTV’s In Session (formerly [...]
The 19th Annual Taste of Tribeca will be on Saturday, May 18th, 2013 on Duane Street (between Greenwich and Hudson Street). The Festival will feature TriBeCa’s top chefs and restaurants, including Tribeca Grill, Landmarc, Kutsher’s Tribeca, Bubby’s, The Harrison, Blaue Gans, Duane Park Patisserie, and newcomers Dirty Bird To Go and [...]
This year Earth Day will be celebrated on Monday, April 22, 2013. Earth Day is day to celebrate the planet and the environment. According to www.earthday.org, “more than 1 billion people now participate in Earth Day activities each year, making it the largest civic observance in the world!” This year spend your Earth Day [...]
The African Rainforest Conservancy (ARC) will host their Twenty-Second Annual Artists for Africa Benefit on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at the Bowery Hotel. Guests will start off with caviar and champagne while having an opportunity to bid on silent auction items at 6:30 p.m. Dinner as well as a live auction will take place [...]