Deb Gordon spotlighted Mental Illness Awareness Week with singer/songwriter, Boola, and Wendy Brennan, Executive Director of The National Alliance on Mental Illness of New York City (NAMI), a grassroots organization that provides support, education, and advocacy for families and individuals of all ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds who live with mental illness.
Deb Gordon’s guest was Arlene Sullivan, Artist, Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Changing Images Art Foundation, Inc., a not for profit with the mission of providing “medicine for the soul” by painting murals and walls in various institutions and injecting color and life into the surroundings of the sick and elderly, as well as children in schools and shelter systems.
Deb Gordon’s guest was Ruth Dugan, President of the Board of Trustees of Gilda’s Club Northern New Jersey which was formed in 2000 in honor of the late comedienne Gilda Radner, co-founder of the original […]
Deb Gordon’s guest was Nancy Carbone Founder and Executive Director of Friends of Firefighters, Inc, a non-profit she started in 2001, shortly after the events surrounding September 11 with the mission to provide long term […]
Deb Gordon’s guest was Stew Leonard, CEO of Stew Leonard’s food stores spotlighting the Stew Leonard III Water Safety Foundation, which Mr. Leonard founded in 1990, along with his wife Kim, shortly after their 21 month old toddler drowned in their family pool. The Leonards have pledged to do everything they can to prevent this tragedy from happening to other families.
Deb Gordon’s guest was Rachel Weinstein, Vice President/Chief Development and Communications Officer at Volunteers of America® Greater New York, spotlighting the launch of Operation Backpack® 2014. Operation Backpack®, which Ms. Weinstein, started about 14 years […]
Deb Gordon’s guest was music mogul and philanthropist, Russell Simmons, co-founder of Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation which he started in 1995 with his brothers, painter Danny Simmons and Joseph “Rev. Run” Simmons. The Foundation is […]
Deb Gordon’s guest was Kris Moon – Senior Director, Strategy and Development at the James Beard Foundation (JBF), which is a 501 c3 non-profit that was founded in New York City in 1986 with the mission to celebrate, nurture and honor America’s diverse culinary heritage.
Deb Gordon’s guest was Matko Tomicic, Executive Director of LongHouse Reserve, which is a not for profit museum located on the East End of Long Island, founded in 1991 by artist Jack Lenor Larsen that contains an arboretum and sculpture gardens, and also provides a wide range of programs and workshops for adults and children alike.
Deb Gordon’s guest was Sue Sena, Co-Founder and President of Swish, which is an organization primarily comprised of allies of the LGBTQ community in support of LGBTQ rights.