IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Entrepreneur is thrilled to announce its corporate sponsorship of Fame & Philanthropy's inaugural post celebration of the 86th Annual Academy Awards. The event will raise money for charitable organizations, including Community Inspiring Today's Youth (CITY), and will take place Sunday, March 2 at the Vineyard Beverly Hills.
Film director James Cameron will kick off the event as the keynote speaker, and the festivity excitement only continues from there. Fame & Philanthropy's fundraiser includes a star-studded night featuring special guest appearances by Charlize Theron and Halle Berry. Grammy Award-winner Ne-Yo will headline the evening, while DJ duo the Stafford Brothers will be spinning all night.
"Getting involved in the visibility surrounding the Academy Awards was motivated by CITY's entrepreneurial mission," says Ryan Shea, president of Entrepreneur. "As heavy supporters of business ownership, we're inspired to help an organization that takes such a hands-on approach to helping teens and young adults go after their entrepreneurial dreams."
Guests will enjoy an evening of entertainment while achieving the common goal of philanthropy. CITY will be among the charities receiving funds from the event. It offers a micro-entrepreneurship program to underserved youth, teaching them skills to establish their own businesses in the future. Other supported organizations from this event include The Compound Foundation, Jenesse Center, Inc. and the Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project.
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About Fame & Philanthropy:
Fame & Philanthropy LLC is a Southern California-based company that coordinates events for charitable foundations. CITY, the host beneficiary of the event, is pleased to be a part of an event designed to give it the jumpstart in funds necessary to plan its programs for the foreseeable future. CITY's mission is to provide structured education and development programs for underserved youth that will teach children how to foster career building techniques in leadership, entrepreneurship, social integration, and communication. Originally founded in 2007, the organization is dedicated to working with inner city children and the development of its youth programs.
About Community Inspiring Today's Youth:
Community Inspiring Today's Youth (CITY), is a non-profit organization, headquartered in Los Angeles, California. CITY is dedicated to teaching children how to cultivate their interests, and inspiring them to attain their goals by following the principles of our unique entrepreneurship training program. To date, CITY has inspired over one thousand children on how to make their dreams come true. We envision a strong cadre of youthful CITY alumni that have shifted from a troubled path and are now self-sufficient entrepreneurs, thus improving their quality of life and a decreasing poverty and crime in their surrounding communities. CITY offers a unique and empowering 46 week micro-entrepreneurship program which results in the establishment of the student's own legally formed and profitable small business.
SOURCE Entrepreneur Magazine