NEW YORK, March 21, 2014 - On Thursday, April 24th, celebrity real estate agent and owner of MRA Productions, Rene Abdo presents Work Hard, Play Hard, Give Hard, a fundraiser and donation drive to benefit the Food Bank For New York City (http://www.foodbanknyc.org/)
Work Hard, Play Hard, Give Hard will showcase the uniqueness of the five boroughs; Brooklyn, Manhattan, The Bronx, Queens and Staten Island. he event will consist of a sit down dinner, cocktail party, and silent auction. All auction items will be New York City centric, or from local businesses. The entertainment throughout the evening will include comedian Charlie Wilson, Kenny Defrost and live vocalists Hollywood & Chenzira during dinner, and DJs Lufresh, Mista Mista Ian Jay and Rest during the cocktail hour.
Hunger in New York City
New York City is one of the wealthiest cities in the United States. However, not all New Yorkers benefit from the city’s affluence;
The startling socio-economic disparity between the haves and have nots in New York City grows daily (http://www.nydailynews.com/
The New York Daily News recently revealed; “Nearly one in five New Yorkers, 1.4 million people, now rely on a patchwork network of 1,000 emergency food programs across the city to eat (http://www.nydailynews.com/
While many charitable organizations work around the clock to provide free food and services to New York City’s residents, they need more help than ever.
About MRA Productions
MRA Productions is an event production company based in New York City. MRA Productions plans and executes commercial events including product launches, corporate events, fashion shows, art exhibits, pop-up shops and more. Rene Abdo has worked with LVMH, SmartWater, and Red Bull among many other high profile brands.