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7 of D.C.'s Most Prestigious Annual Balls and Galas

Jun 26, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

When Washington D.C. politicians, socialites, and high-profile community leaders get together in ornate gowns, perfectly tailored suits and cocktails in hand, significant changes are sure to follow. Each year, the District holds some of the best galas, balls and events that bring a community of world-changers together to fundraise in lavish ways.... Read More

Charitybuzz Puts Ultimate Martha Stewart Experience Up For Grabs

Jun 21, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Martha Stewart is arguably one of the most famous television show personalities, with many different business ventures to her name. If you're one of the lifestyle guru's denizens, you'll be thrilled to know there's a chance you can spend the day with Stewart at one of her homes across the Northeast. Teaming up with Charitybuzz, Stewart is auctioning off several different culinary experiences where the lucky winners will be able to experience the ultimate host's flourish firsthand.... Read More

Salmanazar of Ornellaia 2010 Sells for Record $120,400 at Charity Auction

Jun 21, 2013  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

How much would you pay for a bottle of wine? Twenty bucks? Fifty? A hundred or more? Try $122,400 on for size. That's how much one buyer recently paid at auction, setting the record for a single bottle of Italian wine.... Read More

Tyler Shields Raffles Photo and Raises Money for Tornado Torn Oklahoma Families

Jun 7, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Popular photographer Tyler Shields always has a new project on the horizon, oftentimes making headlines for being controversial, but this time he's using his star power for a good cause. Two days after the Oklahoma tornado left many devastated last month, with at least 91 killed and countless homes destroyed, Shields decided to take a drive to Moore to seek out humanity's enduring spirit. The photographic results of his trip are being raffled off to benefit the American Red Cross Oklahoma Tornado Relief on CrowdRise.... Read More

Jewelry of Italian Actress Gina Lollobrigida Sets Records at Sotheby's Auction

May 17, 2013  |   Contributor: Alexa Mangrum

Jewelry once owned by Italian actress, photojournalism, and sculptor Gina Lollobrigida sold for nearly $5 million on Tuesday at Sotheby’s Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels auction in Geneva.... Read More

Prince Harry to Play Charity Polo Match vs. Nacho Figueras in Greenwich

May 14, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

England’s dashing royal sportsman Prince Harry will finish off his official tour of the U.S. this month by playing in a charity polo match at Connecticut’s Greenwich Polo Club on May 15. The Royal Salute Sentebale Polo Cup will benefit Sentebale, the charity founded by the Prince in 2006 to improve healthcare and education for the children of Lesotho, Africa.... Read More

Jet Art Group Makes Masterpiece Using $10 Million Learjet Engine "Paintbrush"

May 14, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

In celebration of the pioneering aviation company’s 50th anniversary, Flexjet has partnered with New York-based Jet Art Group to create one-of-a-kind masterpieces using a Learjet engine as a $10 million dollar "paintbrush."... Read More

FACE Africa 4th Annual Clean Water Charity Event Raises $73,000 for Liberia

Apr 25, 2013  |   Contributor: Kimberly Fisher  |  1 Comment

The FACE Africa 4th Annual Clean Water Gala took place at Midtown New York hotspot Espace on Saturday, March 23, 2013 from 7 p.m.-10 p.m. The event attracted close to 350 guests and raised $73,000, enough to build 15-20 clean water systems in Rivercess County, one of Liberia’s most marginalized and under-served counties.... Read More

Fishing for Charity at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

Apr 25, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Want do something good on your summer holiday? The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel has just announced a new Give Back Getaway program, as part of The Ritz-Carlton Community Footprints program.... Read More

$150,000 McIntosh x John Varvatos Custom Built SoHo Audio System for Auction

Mar 7, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

McIntosh, makers of the world’s finest audio systems, has donated the headlining item for this year’s Stuart House Benefit staged by John Varvatos, taking place place at the designer’s boutique in West Hollywood on March 10. The McIntosh x John Varvatos Custom Built SoHo Audio System and Factory Tour Experience, valued at $150,000, is available to bidders online now through March 21 via luxury charity auction site Charitybuzz.... Read More

Help Build Schools with Montblanc Pens and UNICEF

Mar 6, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Montblanc, the century old German luxury goods company famed for its iconic fountain pens, has launched an exclusive new collection in support of UNICEF, the United Nations’ children’s charity. The 2013 Montblanc “Signature for Good” Collection is comprised of limited edition writing instruments, jewelry pieces and leather accessories which feature a special brick design symbolizing the company’s commitment to help build schools in developing countries.... Read More

The Real Guitar Hero: Fulfill Your Dreams with an Eric Clapton Guitar Replica

Feb 20, 2013  |   Contributor: Tina Stewart  |  1 Comment

For those who wish to take part in rock-n-roll history, games like Guitar Hero provide a stage for players to try to match their skills to those of legendary musicians like Elvis, Slash, and Jimi. No matter your score though, you're still playing with a plastic guitar with color-coded buttons, which pales in comparison to playing the real deal. Even if you're not a consummate musician who can work a fret as well as a remote, anyone can appreciate the select few guitars that contributed to and represent rock-n-roll history.... Read More

Spend Valentine's Day at The St. Regis Aspen Resort and Give Back to Charity

Feb 11, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Valentine’s Day, February 14, The St. Regis Aspen Resort has committed to show their love for the local community by donating 10% of revenue generated for the day to select Aspen-based charitable partners.... Read More

Charity Event at Kiawah Island Golf Resort Has Chefs Cooking For a Cause

Jan 23, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Some of the best chefs in the country and southeast region are preparing to pack their knives and head to Kiawah Island where they will join winemakers from Italy, New Zealand and the U.S. in a weekend-long culinary and wine extravaganza benefiting cancer research at the Hollings Cancer Center at the Medical University of South Carolina. Located just south of Charleston, South Carolina, along 10 miles of pristine beach, Kiawah Island Golf Resort was recently named the No. 1 golf resort on the U.S. Mainland by readers of the prestigious Conde Nast Traveler magazine. Since its inception in 2009, Gourmet & Grapes has raised close to $500,000 dollars for cancer research programs at Hollings Cancer Center. With stagnant federal funding, this contribution has proved invaluable in the can... Read More

Book With Mexico Boutique Hotels and Give Back to Local Communities

Jan 3, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Mexico Boutique Hotels, a full service online hotel collection specializing in extraordinary boutique properties, is helping bookers "travel differently" in 2013. They're launching a series of charitable initiatives where MBH is pledging 5% of their booking revenue, starting with PEACE Mexico’s Alternative School in Punta Mita. The School provides underprivileged youth a place to overcome abusive homes, extreme poverty, no prior education or learning disabilities to help integrate them into the regular school system. “Our member properties are chosen in part because of their desire to give back to their communities, something very dear to us,” said Sylvie Laitre, Director of Mexico Boutique Hotels. “This year we’ve decided to step up those efforts, so we’re putting into place a series of... Read More

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