Andy Cohen Hosts 83rd Blue Card Gala To Aid Holocaust Survivors

Andy Cohen Hosts 83rd Blue Card Gala To Aid Holocaust Survivors Apr 12, 2019

The Blue Card held its 83rd annual benefit gala on Monday, April 8, 2019 at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in NYC. The evening was hosted by Bravo’s Andy Cohen. More
The Blue Card to Hold Benefit to Aid Holocaust Survivors With Host Andy Cohen

The Blue Card to Hold Benefit to Aid Holocaust Survivors With Host Andy Cohen Mar 20, 2019

The Blue Card, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to aiding Holocaust survivors, will host its 83rd benefit gala on Monday, April 8, 2019, at Center415.. More
International Rescue Committee Rescue Dinner Raises $16.8 Million

International Rescue Committee Rescue Dinner Raises $16.8 Million Nov 8, 2018

The International Rescue Committee honored designer and philanthropist Diane von Furstenberg with the Freedom Award and Larry Fink, Chairman and CEO of BlackRock, Inc. with the John C. Whitehead Humanitarian Award at the recent Rescue Dinner Benefit. More
International Rescue Committee To Honor Diane von Furstenberg At 2018 Rescue Dinner

International Rescue Committee To Honor Diane von Furstenberg At 2018 Rescue Dinner Oct 29, 2018

The International Rescue Committee will hold its annual Rescue Dinner in New York this week. More
Anish Kapoor Pledges $1m Genesis Prize To Refugee Causes

Anish Kapoor Pledges $1m Genesis Prize To Refugee Causes Jan 22, 2018

The Genesis Prize Foundation (GPF) and 2017 Genesis Prize Laureate and world-renowned artist and human rights activist Anish Kapoor today announced grants to five prominent NGOs engaged in alleviating the global refugee crisis. More
Chris Cornell's Family Creates Video PSA To Keep The Promise

Chris Cornell's Family Creates Video PSA To Keep The Promise Jan 17, 2018

Chris Cornell's family has released a new PSA video vowing to continue raising awareness for the human rights causes their father was dedicated to set to the backdrop of his current Best Rock Performance GRAMMY-nominated song, “The Promise.” More
New Scholarship Endowment At UCLA Law Will Honor Soundgarden Leader Chris Cornell

New Scholarship Endowment At UCLA Law Will Honor Soundgarden Leader Chris Cornell Jan 8, 2018

A coalition led by Vicky Cornell, the wife of the late Soundgarden front man Chris Cornell, has created an endowed fund of more than $1 million to support student scholarships at UCLA School of Law. More
eBay Partners With Feeding America To Celebrate #GivingTuesday And Fight Hunger

eBay Partners With Feeding America To Celebrate #GivingTuesday And Fight Hunger Nov 23, 2017

Imagine the power of millions of people coming together to impact the world for good this holiday season. As part of its Giving Tuesday campaign, and ongoing commitment to make a meaningful difference through commerce, eBay today announced its fourth annual #GivingTuesday campaign, supporting Feeding America in its fight to end hunger. More
Michael Bloomberg Honored At Star-Studded International Rescue Committee Dinner

Michael Bloomberg Honored At Star-Studded International Rescue Committee Dinner Nov 7, 2017

On November 2, The International Rescue Committee held its annual Rescue Dinner at the New York Hilton Midtown honoring Michael Bloomberg and actress Liv Ullmann for their contributions in support of refugees and their tireless work to uphold liberty, individual freedom and dignity. More
Michael Bloomberg To Be Honored At International Rescue Committee Freedom Award Dinner

Michael Bloomberg To Be Honored At International Rescue Committee Freedom Award Dinner Oct 30, 2017

The International Rescue Committee's Freedom Award Dinner supports the organization’s lifesaving humanitarian aid work around the world. More
Social Good Summit Kicks Off UN General Assembly

Social Good Summit Kicks Off UN General Assembly Sep 14, 2017

The Social Good Summit, a unique gathering of world leaders, global activists and influencers in the arts, technology and entertainment, will once again kick off the United Nations General Assembly with a symposium of globally-recognized speakers discussing innovations in media and technology to make the world a better place by 2030. More
Celebrities Join Group Of Humanitarian Organizations To Fight Famine

Celebrities Join Group Of Humanitarian Organizations To Fight Famine Jul 21, 2017

For the first time, eight of the leading U.S.-based international relief organizations have joined forces to urge the American public to donate to the new Hunger Relief Fund in response to looming famines and persistent hunger threatening millions of people in South Sudan, Nigeria, Yemen, Somalia and neighboring countries. More
International Rescue Committee, YouTube And YouTube Stars Team Up On World Refugee Day

International Rescue Committee, YouTube And YouTube Stars Team Up On World Refugee Day Jun 21, 2017

According to the latest figures, more than 65.6 million people last year were forced to flee their homes because of crisis and disaster. This World Refugee Day, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) and YouTube’s Creators for Change program have joined seven YouTube stars to help raise awareness of refugee stories through a series of new YouTube videos. More
Mandy Patinkin Urges Leaders Across Europe And The US To Expand Legal Routes For Refugees

Mandy Patinkin Urges Leaders Across Europe And The US To Expand Legal Routes For Refugees Mar 15, 2017

International Rescue Committee ambassador and actor, Mandy Patinkin, urged leaders across Europe and the United States to expand legal routes for refugees caught in limbo, at the end of a 5-day visit to Greece, Serbia and Germany to bear witness to the refugee crisis in Europe. More
International Rescue Committee To Honor Jencarlos Canela At Refugio Gala

International Rescue Committee To Honor Jencarlos Canela At Refugio Gala Mar 14, 2017

The International Rescue Committee will host the 2017 Refugio Gala in Miami this week. More
Giving Back Fund Presents 8th Annual Big Game Big Give Event

Giving Back Fund Presents 8th Annual Big Game Big Give Event Feb 2, 2017

The Giving Back Fund presents its 8th annual Big Game Big Give event in Houston, Texas on February 4. More
Richard Branson And Jennifer Lawrence Speak Out Against Immigration Bans

Richard Branson And Jennifer Lawrence Speak Out Against Immigration Bans Jan 30, 2017

Sir Richard Branson has blogged about the immigration bans imposed by the US government over the weekend. More
Queen Rania Al Abdullah Of Jordan Attends International Rescue Committee Rescue Dinner

Queen Rania Al Abdullah Of Jordan Attends International Rescue Committee Rescue Dinner Nov 8, 2016

The International Rescue Committee hosted their annual 2016 Rescue Dinner (formally Freedom Award Dinner) last week at the Waldorf Astoria in NYC. More
Queen Rania Al Abdullah To Attend International Rescue Committee Rescue Dinner

Queen Rania Al Abdullah To Attend International Rescue Committee Rescue Dinner Nov 2, 2016

The International Rescue Committee will host its annual Rescue Dinner (formally Freedom Award Dinner) to support the organization’s lifesaving humanitarian aid work around the world on Wednesday, November 2, 2016. More
Stars Attend International Rescue Committee GenR Summer Party

Stars Attend International Rescue Committee GenR Summer Party Jul 21, 2016

IRC Voice Morena Baccarin, Ben McKenzie, Patina Miller, Deborah Ayorinde, Laura Osnes and Nikki M. James were just a few of the many supporters who joined the International Rescue Committee this week for their annual GenR Summer Party at Tribeca Rooftop in New York City. More
Common And Gregory Porter Record Song For World Refugee Day

Common And Gregory Porter Record Song For World Refugee Day Jun 21, 2016

Released globally yesterday for World Refugee Day, Grammy award-winning singer Gregory Porter and Academy award-winning rapper and actor Common collaborated to record a song called “Running”. More
George And Amal Clooney Share Stories With Syrian Refugees

George And Amal Clooney Share Stories With Syrian Refugees Mar 15, 2016

Ahead of today’s fifth anniversary of the Syria conflict, the International Rescue Committee organized a meeting between George and Amal Clooney and three Syrian refugee families living in Berlin. More
Game Of Thrones Cast Joins With International Rescue Committee

Game Of Thrones Cast Joins With International Rescue Committee Mar 14, 2016

Tomorrow, as the world marks the 5th anniversary of the Syrian civil war, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) announces it is teaming up with HBO’s Game of Thrones to launch the multi-platform RESCUE HAS NO BOUNDARIES campaign to bring attention to the global refugee crisis and raise emergency funds to help rescue the millions of people displaced by conflict and natural disaster. More
Sacha Baron Cohen And Isla Fisher Donate to Help Syrian Children

Sacha Baron Cohen And Isla Fisher Donate to Help Syrian Children Dec 28, 2015

Sacha Baron Cohen and Isla Fisher have made a $1 million donation split equally between Save the Children and the International Rescue Committee to support victims of the conflict in Syria. More
Mandy Patinkin Visits Refugees In Greece

Mandy Patinkin Visits Refugees In Greece Dec 11, 2015

Actor and activist Mandy Patinkin recently witnessed first-hand the refugee crisis engulfing Europe. More
#GivingTuesday Set To Be Huge!

#GivingTuesday Set To Be Huge! Nov 26, 2015

In the last week before #GivingTuesday, on December 1, businesses, nonprofit organizations, schools, families and individuals around the country are making final preparation for a huge variety of activities that encourage and celebrate giving. More
Sir Patrick Stewart Attends International Rescue Committee’s Freedom Award Dinner

Sir Patrick Stewart Attends International Rescue Committee’s Freedom Award Dinner Nov 9, 2015

Sir Patrick Stewart, Morena Baccarin and Selita Ebanks were just a few of the many attendees at the International Rescue Committee's annual Freedom Award Dinner at Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City last week. More
International Rescue Committee To Host Annual Freedom Award Dinner

International Rescue Committee To Host Annual Freedom Award Dinner Oct 30, 2015

The International Rescue Committee will host its annual Freedom Award Dinner which will honor Founder and Executive Chairman of Econet Wireless, Strive Masiyiwa, President and CEO of MasterCard, Ajay Banga and Josh Weston. More
Piper Perabo Shares Experiences Of Visiting Syrian Refugees In Greece

Piper Perabo Shares Experiences Of Visiting Syrian Refugees In Greece Oct 13, 2015

Piper Perabo – in partnership with WhoSay and the International Rescue Committee – recently visited Syrian refugees in Greece, and has written about her experiences. More
Stars Attend International Rescue Committee's Fifth Annual GenR Summer Party

Stars Attend International Rescue Committee's Fifth Annual GenR Summer Party Jul 24, 2015

Josh Stamberg, Brad Raider and IRC Voice Nykhor Paul were just a few of the many attendees who gathered this week for the International Rescue Committee's Fifth Annual GenR Summer Party at David Burke Garden at The James Hotel. More