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Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation’s Rush HeARTS Luncheon

New York, N.Y.  Russell Simmons, Cynthia Nixon, Kenneth Cole, Cynthia Rowley, and Angela Simmons were just a few of the many attendees at this week’s Rush HeARTS Luncheon at The Plaza Hotel, hosted by the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation. Danny Simmons, Angela Simmons and Russell Simmons. Photo Getty Images. Cynthia Nixon served as the host of […]

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Tough Man, Tender Chicken: Philanthropist Frank Perdue

Salisbury, MD.  I grew up with my family watching Frank Perdue on TV and eating his chicken once a week, the first corporate executive to market his own product. He was a warm man, but I did not really know him. Now, thanks to his widow, Mitzi Perdue, and her new book Tough Man, Tender Chicken, […]

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Luce Leadership Awards Recognize Youth Working to Better Humanity

New York, N.Y.  The James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation honors young leaders making a difference on a global level at its second annual Luce Leadership Awards Ceremony & Reception. Recipients are chosen on their ability to better humanity, either in the U.S. or abroad, by displaying characteristics of honor, intelligence, benevolence and integrity.   2013 Luce […]

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Pratham: Chelsea Clinton on Board USS Intrepid for Education in India

New York, N.Y.  In looking back at 2013’s most successful Manhattan events, the one gala that stands out for me took place on the USS Intrepid along the West Side Highway in early October. Although I have attended numerous galas on The U.S.S. Intrepid, nothing prepared me for the scale and impact of Chelsea Clinton’s keynote […]

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The Clintons Release Year-End Greetings & Progress Report

New York, N.Y.  We have received the following holiday message from Bill Clinton and share it here with our readers: The holiday season has always been a time to share good tidings of peace and love with friends and family. In this spirit of reflection and celebration, I want to share how much Hillary, Chelsea, […]

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Chelsea Clinton Seeks Input from Clinton Foundation Stakeholders

New York, N.Y.  December is an amazing month. It’s festive and celebratory while also contemplative as we reflect on the past year and imagine the year ahead.  We were pleased to receive this Questionnaire from The Clinton Foundation and share it with you.  Chelsea Clinton chatting with Jim Luce at the 2013 Pratham benefit on the […]

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Hillary Clinton, Bette Midler, Michael Kors at God’s Love Gala

New York, N.Y.  Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton was presented with the first-ever Michael Kors Award for Outstanding Community Service by Michael Kors and Anna Wintour. Upon receiving her award, Clinton spoke about the unique quality of Americans to solve problems as a community and the increased importance of giving in this time […]

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Gregorian Honored with “Vartan’s Way” in Andrew’s Carnegie Park

Dunfermline, Scotland.  Part of a park donated by Andrew Carnegie to the people of Scotland will be named after Vartan Gregorian, President of Carnegie Corporation of New York and a leading steward of the noted philanthropist’s legacy. Some 250 people are expected to attend the Oct. 14 ceremony dedicating a pathway as “Vartan’s Way” at […]

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Nepal: U.N. Agencies Rush Supplies to Earthquake Survivors

Empowering Young Minds at the White House

On Countering Extremism: Youth Represent Promise – not Peril

On Leadership, College Awards, Cooperates with Foundation

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How Losing My Son to Meningitis Created a Dedicated Community