Deb Gordon’s guest was Allyson Sherman, Chief Development Officer, External Relations at The Food Bank For New York City which was founded in 1983 to address the growing needs of people seeking emergency food assistance in New York City.
Deb Gordon spotlighted recent child abuse cases with Dr. Mary Pulido, Executive Director of the New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NYSPCC) which is the first child protective agency in the world and whose unique work is used as a model for child welfare agencies across the nation.
Deb Gordon’s guest was Eric Beckman, Founder and Director of the critically acclaimed New York International Children’s Film Festival (NYICFF).
Deb Gordon’s guest was Rachel Chazin Halperin, Executive Director of Domestic Violence programs at HELP USA, which was founded by Governor Andrew Cuomo in 1986.
Deb Gordon’s guest was Julia Kaganskiy, recently appointed Director of NEW, INC, which is the New Museum’s latest initiative: a not-for-profit incubator for art, technology and design scheduled to open in summer 2014 in the Museum’s adjacent building at 231 Bowery.
Deb Gordon’s guest was IRS Spokesperson, Peggy Riley who informed New Yorkers about ways to maximize their tax returns by providing details about some of the credits that are available, such as the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), how to claim them, and the mistakes to avoid.
Russell Simmons Celebrates Valentine’s Day By Honoring Zac Posen and Others Who Care About Arts Education
Russell Simmons’ 3rd annual Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation Rush HeARTS Education Valentine’s Day Luncheon hosted by Cynthia Nixon, was held earlier today at The Plaza Hotel and honored designer Zac Posen; model and UNHCR Ambassador, Alek Wek; and Tony award winning actress, Patina Miller. Grammy winning R& B artist Tamia performed.
Deb Gordon’s guest was clinical psychologist and Ms. Wheelchair NY, Dr. Danielle Sheypuk, who will be making her New York Fashion Week debut “walking” designer Carrie Hammer’s runway on Thursday February 6th.
Ms. Desmond discussed Bent On Learning’s plans to expand to include more underserved young people. Towards that end, the organization is always looking for new supporters…
Deb Gordon spotlighted National Mentoring Month with guests, Matilda Raffa Cuomo – Former First Lady of New York and Founder of Mentoring USA; Stephen Powell, the organization’s Executive Director; and New York meteorologist and TV & radio personality, Mr. G.