Third Annual Rush HeARTS Education Luncheon
Rush co-founder Russell Simmons and actress/hostess Cynthia Nixon.
Last week on Valentine’s Day, actress Cynthia Nixon hosted the third annual Rush HeARTS Education Valentine’s Day Luncheon at the Plaza Hotel in New York City. Presented by the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation, the luncheon served as an opportunity to highlight the philanthropic efforts of some generous celebrities as well as raise funds for the foundation’s educational programs.
Fashion designer Zac Posen, model Alek Wek, and actress Patina Miller were each recognized for their successful careers and their commitment to philanthropic causes; Angela Simmons and designers Dee and Ricky served as event chairs. Other notable attendees were Padma Lakshmi; Robert Verdi; Miss Universe 2013, Gabriela Isler; model Angela Martini; Broadway star Charl Brown; violinist Miri Ben-Ari; and comedian Courtney Davis, along with Russell and Danny Simmons, two of three co-founders of Rush.
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