Refugee Relief Fundraiser Hosted in Nation’s Capital

On June 22nd, philanthropists and concerned citizens from around the country met in Washington, DC to raise much-needed funds for refugee relief. Philanthropist and former refugee Hamed Wardak made sure the event did not disappoint. DJ Julian Ingrosso of Miami’s Mynt Lounge and Jason Vernau, Resident DJ at Set, Shore Club, and Fontainebleau were flown in specially, and the W...

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Supporting the Blue Key Campaign

The reasons I choose to support the the UN Refugee Agency’s Blue Key campaign are not complicated. Refugees need basic necessities that many of us who are more fortunate take for granted; namely water, food and shelter. Some refugees spend years, even decades, in displacement camps. So many are traumatized by torture, sexual assault and aggression. The Blue Key campaign helps provide basic...

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Sion Milosky Memorial Fund

On March 21st, 2011 tragedy struck the surfing world. Sion Milosky passed away after a fall at Maverick’s break, a famous surfing location in Hawaii. The father of two had recently gained notoriety not only in the surfing world, but throughout the sporting community, for catching the biggest wave ever recorded in a surfing competition. Milosky was a pioneer of big wave surfing, often...

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Dress For Success

I support Dress for Success, a nonprofit that empowers disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. Since the organization’s founding in 1997, Dress for Success has served more than 550,000 women around the world. Each year Dress for Success helps more than 50,000 women in the United States,...

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Grameen Foundation

Grameen Foundation provides microfinance institutions (MFIs) in poor communities with access to the capital they need to make micro-loans to those working to develop or expand a small business. In many of the poorest regions in the world, micro-business creation is the only way for families to escape poverty and build a better future for their children. Besides being a brilliant and well-executed...

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Richstone Family Center

The Richstone Family Center helps protect children and prevent child abuse by building strong families. Based in Hawthorne, California, the Center has developed a great reputation for helping families in need in the local community. I’m proud to support it. To contribute, or find more information on this great cause, please visit their website: Richstone Family...

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