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Spotlight: Rosario Dawson’s Charity Work

Jan 03, 2017 06:00 am

Rosario Dawson

Rosario hosted the 10th Anniversary Benefit for the Lower East Side Girls Club.


Dawson took part in the “Stay Close” campaign for Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays.

Rosario hosted a concert event in support of Global Darfur Awareness Day, with the proceeds of the evening going to the International Rescue Committee.


Read more about Rosario Dawson’s charity work and events.

Spotlight: St. Francis Food Pantries and Shelters’s Celebrity Supporters

Jan 03, 2017 05:00 am
St. Francis Food Pantries and Shelters support over 25 locations throughout the New York area and now serve over 9,000 needy families each week, and they serve over 1.5 million meals per year. They support soup kitchens, safe havens, drop-in centers and shelters. The pantries also distribute free clothing, diapers and toiletries. In addition, St. Francis Food Pantries and Shelters have full-time social workers to serve their clients’ needs.

Celebrity supporters

St. Francis Food Pantries and Shelters has 43 known supporters, including Elton John, Paul McCartney, and Sting


Areas of work

Read more about St. Francis Food Pantries and Shelters’s work and celebrity supporters.

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