PONCHO has been dedicated to enriching the quality of life in the Seattle region through increasing resources and community support for the arts. During their history, they have raised more than $35 million in support of more than 200 established and emerging arts organizations. Today, PONCHO is credited with having been a major influence in helping to establish an important and thriving arts scene in Seattle.
Grammy Award winning producer and recording artist Swizz Beatz teams up with Music Unites for a speaker series, Music-Versity: Bronx Edition. Music students from the Bronx Charter School for the Arts, Women’s Academy of Excellence and Music Unites Ambassadors will also be able to showcase their talents and speak with Beatz during the Inrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum’s Power of One speaker series. Music Unites is a non-profit organization that works towards transforming inner city landscapes by empowering urban youth through music.
The former model and TV host will be hosting a gala, dubbed “The Flawsome Ball” on October 18th to benefit Tzone, a leadership development center within the Lower Eastside Girls Club in New York City. “Flawsome” is a word created by Banks that combines “flaws” and “awesome” to celebrate individuality.
Style Saves Founders Rachael Russell and Ashley Spitz, hosted what was ultimately one of the most beautiful Miami Swim Week shows. The Soho Beach House served as venue for a fundraiser fashion show that featured designers such as Trina Turk, Papi and more. The runway extended throughout the downstairs pool while Miami’s who’s who, surrounded [...]
Sustainable Fashion meets Philanthropy. A short film by The Uniform Project about The Uniform Project: what it is, why it was started, who is behind it and where all the funds are going. Spread the love.
At Tony Bennett’s All-Star Tennis Event & Benefit Gala, star-studded match play at The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne was followed by an intimate evening of charitable giving at the Vizcaya Museum and Gardens. All proceeds benefited Exploring the Arts, Team Bryan and the Greater Miami Tennis & Education Foundation. 17-Time Grammy Award Winner, Tony Bennett, with his wife Susan Benedetto and tennis duo Bob and Mike Bryan, hosted the All-Star Tennis Event. On the eve before the Sony Ericsson Tennis Tournament, pros including Novak Djokovic, the Bryan Brothers, Ana Ivanovic, and Kim Clijsters served up four exciting hours of round-robin games—a lucky duo of spectators even had an opportunity to bring their game to the court and compete with the pros.
On February 29, The Art of Elysium was thrilled to have philanthropist and jewelry designer Joan Hornig organized a creative workshop at LAC-USC Hospital. The Art of Elysium is a non-profit organization dedicated to enriching the lives of both artists and critically ill children by providing creative arts programming in the following disciplines: Fashion Design, Fine Arts, Music and Theatre/Media Arts.
The second annual Hollywood Rush, a theatrical performance produced in just 24 hours by prominent actors, writers and directors and hosted by entertainer Lance Bass and E’s style guru George Kotsiopoulos, successfully took place recently at the historic Wilshire Ebell Theatre. The production benefits the Baby Dragon Fund, which fuels the LA Gay & Lesbian Center’s programs for youth, mental health, and crystal meth recovery and prevention.
Considered to be one of the the most influential skateboarders of all time, Tony Alva, an original Z-Boy, hit a bottom 4 years ago battling drug addiction and alcoholism. There, at his lowest point, his reliance on successes and ego came into perspective for the first time. Tony’s fight for sobriety and truth has recently lead him to a new perspective on life and direction moving forward. Dedicated to giving back Tony now see’s passing the bucket as the only way out.