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Bleachers, Lena Dunham, Ingrid Michaelson and More to Headline The Ally Coalition’s Talent Show

Founded by Jack Antonoff, Andrew Dost & Nate Ruess of the band FUN. and designer Rachel Antonoff, The Ally Coalition is a charity dedicated to helping and providing support to organizations that help the LGBTQ youth. On Tuesday, December 12th at New World Stages­ (340 W 50th Street), Bleachers, Girls' Lena Dunham, Ingrid Michaelson, funny lady Janeane Garofalo, Andrew McMahon are few of the names who are joining the cause and coming together for a night of laughter, music and raising awareness (and money towards) LGBTQ support.

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Champions of Rockaway's 2nd Annual Hurricane Sandy Fundraiser hosted by Scarlett Johansson

ScarJo and Jamie Foxx fans are going to love their pre-Thanksgiving weekend! In honor of Champions of Rockaway and Generous Giants' dedicated work to rebuilding and providing help to over 200 families still surviving through the damages of Hurricane Sandy, Scarlett Johansson and her brother, Hunter Johansson, will be hosting the evening's festivities on November 18th at Hudson Terrace. The evening will begin with a seated dinner, following, Jamie Foxx will lay out his chart-topping hits. An awards ceremony celebrating the City’s most distinguished leaders in disaster response and recovery will close the event. Proceeds from the event will support the work of both Giants of Generosity and Friends of Rockaway.

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Weekend Pick: Fancy Fest Benefit Party at Smiths Restaurant and Bar


There isn’t a better reason than a celebration for a good cause to open several bottles of champagne and put on your fanciest evening wear!

Thankfully, such an occasion is happening this Saturday at the Fancy Fest Benefit Party at Smiths Restaurant and Bar where you will be able to drink, eat, dance, and raise money for charity. Since these are a few of your favorite things, grab a few friends and buy your tickets for this fun event. All proceeds from this benefit will go to a foundation in honor of Zachary Possemato.

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Weekend Picks: Super Chefs 2014

Look! It's a bird, it's a plane! No, it's Super Chefs 2014, come to save the day on behalf of Change For Kids one master chef at a time. Now it its second year, the Super Chefs event will play host to chefs Michael White, Maneet Chauhan from Chopped, Chris Santos from Stanton Social, Gabe Thompson from dell'anima, Vincent Chirico from Vai, Luis Jaramillo from Blue Water Grill, and Abraham Salum from Salum as they cook in honor of Change For Kids six different partner schools.

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Weekend Pick: Uncork for Kids at Hubbard Inn



Join Chicago Wishlist, an affiliate of Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, for their annual fundraiser, "Uncork for Kids," an evening dedicated to "improve the quality of life for these kids, their siblings and families during their time at the hospital by providing toys that aid the child-life specialists in therapy, comfort and entertainment." So, head over for an evening of unlimited international wines, silent auctions, delicious appetizers and so much more!

Tickets are available here!

What: Uncork for Kids at Hubbard Inn

When: Friday, November 14th, 7pm

Where: Hubbard Inn, 110 W Hubbard St., Chicago, IL

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Weekend Pick: Beet Hunger Bash at Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum

2014 marks Philabundance’s 30th anniversary of fighting hunger in the Delaware Valley. Philabundance is a non-profit food bank that serves the Philadelphia and Delaware Valley region of Pennsylvania. It is the largest such organization in the region. Join this great organization this Friday, November 7th, as they celebrate 30 years of helping others.

Tickets are on sale here. General admission is $150 and “young professional” admission is $75. Buy your tickets now to help others and celebrate those who have dedicated their lives to helping others.





What: Beet Hunger Bash at Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum

When: Friday, November 7th, 7pm

Where: Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum, 6825-31 Norwitch Dr., Philadelphia, PA

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A Night of Fine Dining and Charity: The NYSPCC Annual Gala Wine Dinner

On Monday November 17th, 2014, The Metropolitan Club will host the New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children's Annual Fall Gala. This annual dinner is a fantastic opportunity to donate to a wonderful cause while experiencing the finest dining the city has to offer. The menu will be the creation of renowned chef Anita Lo, author of Cooking without Borders, with Jay McInerney, best-selling author and wine critic serving as the evening's sommelier.

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#MusicFightsAIDS with A-Trak, Fedde le Grand & Surprise Guests at Pacha NYC



In honor of
World AIDS Day on December 1st, some of the biggest names in the music and media industry are partnering with Lifebeat, Music Fights HIV/AIDS to draw urgent attention to the dramatic rise in HIV among young people ages 13-24.

On November 26th, Lifebeat will kick-off #MusicFightsAIDS, a multi-faceted campaign that will bring together a coalition of major media outlets, celebrities, DJs, music venues, and online music distributors to support Lifebeat’s efforts to raise awareness of HIV/AIDS among youth. Partners will feature PSAs, print and banner ads, editorial content on websites, and targeted messages on social media platforms. Visual messages in support of #MusicFightsAIDS will be displayed every two minutes on nine jumbo screens in the heart of Times Square reaching more than 2 million people daily. Venues and nightclubs will distribute HIV prevention materials, activate their promotional and social media channels, and encourage their audiences to share a unified message.

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Give Thanks and Support Education at 4th Annual Chefs For Impact

Join Joonbug on Thursday, November 20th for the fourth annual Chefs for Impact fundraiser dinner at Studio 450. The event will feature a delectable multi-course gourmet menu, cocktail reception, live music, and both silent and live auctions with one-of-a-kind items.

All proceeds from Chefs for Impact will benefit Impact Network, a New York-based non-profit organization launched in 2009 that brings eLearning to rural Africa. Funds raised at the event will aid Impact Network in its mission to support 10 eSchools consisting of over 1,700 students in Zambia where the organization is implementing an incredible education solution to bring quality education to all children.