DJ Jon Quick Hosts 4th Annual Coat/Toy Drive at Taj

DJ Jon Quick is one of the most philanthropic and civic minded DJs that I know.  He’s proof positive that whatever our talent or gift is, we can use it to improve the life of others.  He’s taking his gift of making the party rock to bring people a good time while giving back.  Tonight he’s hosting his 4th Annual Coat/Toy Drive at Taj.  Admission will be free with a coat or a toy doation.  All toys and coats donated at this event will benefit the The Barack Obama Elementary School, Hempstead, NY & the FEGS Children & Youth Case Management Program.

Thursday, December 6th – 6p-12a
Taj Restaurant and Lounge
48 West 21st Street Between 5th and 6th


Complimentary Cocktail samples from NUVO
from 6-8pm along with special $8 special drinks!!


Music by
WBLS’s Superhero DJ Jon Quick
DJ Dynamite Black
Miss Chu the Deejay
DJ Ria


4th annual toy drive

Rihanna Shines Her Light on Sandy Victims

On Friday, November 9th multi-platinum pop super star Rihanna sent a message to fans encouraging them to bring supplies her “Unapologetic” album release party at the 40/40 Club.  The goods were then loaded onto a trunk as part of the Daily News Sandy Relief Drive that were delivered to city neighborhoods hard hit by Hurricane Sandy.  The truck’s contents also included 1,000 sleeping bags provided by RiRi and 3,000 blankets from Modell’s Sporting Goods.  Check out pics from the listening party and delivery to Beach 41st Sn Rockaway Beach below.

Now is the time for us to come together and do whatever we can to aid those in need. – Rihanna

Via Daily News

Friends of Ebonie Hosts “Defining Young Black Philanthropy” Nov. 15

Millennials, aka young professionals, have the greatest social media & pop culture influence. But do we really know what it takes to be influencers of philanthropy?

Join Friends of Ebonie for an evening of mingling and conversation about who we are as influencers, how this impacts our communities and in what ways are we (re)defining philanthropy. Stay ’til the end to meet and greet non-profits who are looking for volunteer leaders like you!

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