The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NYSPCC) will be hosting their annual wine dinner on Tuesday, November 19th. The event will be taking place at The Metropolitan Club in New York City where guests will enjoy a meal prepared by Chef Jonathan Waxman of Baruto. The cocktail party starts at 6:00 pm with dinner at 7:30 pm, followed by the the auction at 9:00 pm. The proceeds from the benefit will go to the NYSPCC's Trauma Recovery Program. It's fantastic that people can get together for a great cause. If you're attending the benefit dinner make sure to wear your finest evening apparel!
Music education non-profit, Education Through Music, has announced a new partnership with startup, Grain Audio, for a collection of products and services that will support the ETM Partner School Program in New York City. ETM, which provides music education to inner-city schools, in collaboration with Grain, will be offering the Grain Audio HANDheld PWS - Packable Wireless System to supporters. For every Bluetooth wireless speaker sold, Grain Audio will donate $68 to ETM. Not only will supporters receive the high-quality speaker, but they will also receive a card acknowledging their support to music education. The HANDheld PWS is a great holiday gift for an even greater cause.
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Live 4 the Give, a new New York City non-profit, is hopefully going to start a trend. Their innovative concert concept is a great way to bring your favorite artists together for an amazing cause! The Live 4 the Give upcoming concert, powered by social media and featuring Ne-Yo, Jennifer Husdon, and Sheryl Crow, will not sell tickets in a traditional sense. Fans who text "L4TG" to 41444 will be entered to win two tickets! For just a $20 pledged donation, you can be entered to receive two preferred seats to the December 2nd event at Carnegie Hall, as well as two Live 4 the Give song downloads from current artists and a digitally signed official event photo. Most importantly, all proceeds from these donations go to support local charities that help disadvantaged youth and families in need including Youth I.N.C, The Compound Foundation, and Win. Proceeds also go to Carnegie Hall's Musical Connections program.
Cyndi Lauper, the pop idol that once led a conga line through the streets of NYC, is set to perform at the Silver Hill Hospital Gala. The fourth Fall event will take place at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City on Wednesday, November 20th 2013. This year’s Gala will honor longtime supporter and Board Director, Peter Busch Orthwein, and his wife, Beverly, and CNBC anchor, Lawrence Kudlow.
The Impact Network is an organization that brings tools for learning in the classroom to rural parts of Africa. They have created the eSchool 360, which gives teachers daily lessons provided through a tablet and a projector. So far Impact Network has reached 10 schools and over 1,700 students with plans of expanding internationally.
Wall Street Rocks is an organization that helps support our troops and veteren charities. Charities that help the military and first responders in our nation. At this years battle of the bands, the proceeds will go to the Wounded Warrior Project, ReserveAid, and Operation Finally Home, which provides wounded and disabled veterans and the widows of the fallen with mortgage-free housing across the country. Over the last two years, Wall Street Rocks has raised over $350,000 for our troops and veterans.
Tonight, Friday November 15, Craig Carton ( from WFAN's Boomer & Carton) will be hosting an Ping Pong tournament to help raise money and awareness for Tourettes Syndrome and Camp Carton.
Camp Carton is a camp fully funded by the Tic Toc Stop Foundation and is specifically designed for children with Tourettes. The camp tuition is paid for entirely by the foundation and gives children the opportunity to fight against their condition together.
Craig Carton is a radio show host, along with Boomer Esiason. Carton,as well as two of his children, has Tourette's Syndrome. Cartons goal is to rase enough money for a possible cure that was once thought to only be a dream. With enough funding, clinical trials could start as soon as Summer 2014!
The VH1 Save The Music Foundation is proud to announce that Britney Spears will headline the 2014 Ambassador class which is also includes Taye Diggs, Jason Derulo, Hunter Hayes, Gloria Reuben, Diane Birch and Cher Lloyd.
Pop princess Britney Spears will now be apart of Save The Music's dedicated group of celebrities that strive to raise awareness about keeping music in our schools.
"I am so proud to be a VH1 Save The Music Foundation Ambassador," said Britney Spears. "Music has always been a big role in my life and as a mother I can't imagine my children growing up without it,"
The Recording Academy, along with Hyundai, have announced the launch of a new initiative entitled "Amplifier Center Stage" which will give aspiring musicians a chance to be heard and mentored by established figures in the music industry. For this initiative, huge stars have been recruited to curate the initiative. Reaching out to a multitude of genres, curators range from hip-hop's Kendrick Lamar, to pop sensation Ariana Grande, to Country star Hunter Hayes, as well as jazz pianist Robert Glasper.
Actress and singer Selena Gomez will be the halftime performer at this year’s Thanksgiving football game at the AT&T Stadium, which kicks off the start of The Salvation Army’s annual Red Kettle Campaign. This will mark the 17th year that the Dallas Cowboys have partnered with the Salvation Army’s campaign, which raises millions of dollars throughout the holiday season. Donations help provide meals and shelter for families in need and Christmas toys for millions of children during the holidays. The Red Kettle Campaign runs from Thanksgiving Day through Christmas Eve and is the largest and longest-standing fundraiser of its kind. Last year alone they raised $148.7 million.
The Best Fest and Jameson team up to bring you the annual Dylan Fest in honor of the one and only Bob Dylan. The iconic musician turned 72 this year, and what better way to celebrate him than with a 2 night long music festival. It all goes down November 11th and 12th starting at 9 pm. The usual suspects and some new faces will be at the Bowery Ballroom this year to celebrate Dylan Fest. Patrick Carney, Elvis Perkins, Jason Isbell, and Dhani Harrison are among the performers headlining the fest. The show will be hosted by The Cabin Down Below Band as well as a bunch of appearances by surprise guests. Tickets are just $25 and all proceeds will go to benefit Sweet Relief, an organization dedicated to helping musicians in need.