Category: Philanthropy

The Missouri Government Internship Program Gets Alumni Gift

Ryan Brennan of Advantage Capital serves as Managing Director and his picture could be seen at a recent Foundation Banquet for Truman State University. He is seen here with the University President Barbara Dixon. She had presented a keynote address at this banquet. This is when she informed the University about a $40,000 gift to the University. This is supposedly to benefit the Truman’s Missouri Government Internship Program.

Senator Elizabeth Dole Launches Hidden Heroes in Nation’s Capital

Many notable individuals have joined this campaign, such as actor Tom Hanks, who will be featured in the video public service announcements. Other supporters include: Colonel Jennifer Pritzker, Retired Army National Guard and Founder and Chair of the Pritzker Military Museum; Ambassador of the UAE to the USA, Yousef Al Otaiba; Harriet Dominque of the USAA; Comcast-NBC Universal; News Anchor Tom Brokaw; Democrat leader Nancy Pelosi; and Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Robert McDonald.

New Yorkers For Children Gala Raises Over $1 Million To Support Children In Foster Care

One of the ways that New Yorkers for Children funds these programs is through its annual gala. The 2016 New Yorkers For Children Gala raised over $1 million that will go towards programs like the Back To School Package and the Charles Evans Emergency Educational Fund. The Gala was held at Cipriani 42nd Street and was co-chaired by celebrity hairstylist Frédéric Fekkai, Shirin von Wolfen and many others. The high-profile event drew attendees like Trey Songz, Alexia and David Leuschen, Kelly Rutherford, Rose Gilroy, Daphne Groeneveld and Danielle Snyder.