(AllHipHop News) Russell Simmons and Danny Simmons are set to host Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation’s 15th annual Art For Life benefit. The fundraising event will feature a number of high-profile guests including the evening’s emcee Soledad O’Brien and honorary chair Star Jones.
Michael R. Bloomberg, Valentino D. Carlotti, Jason Flom, Kimora Lee Simmons and Carrie Mae Weems will be honored that night for their career achievements and philanthropic work. Doug E. Fresh and Kurtis Blow have been tapped to perform.
Proceeds from Art For Life go to fund the foundation’s arts education and gallery programs. The Rush Foundation provides exposure and access to art to over 3,000 inner-city youth each year.
This year’s Art For Life is a celebrating 15 years by highlighting Rush programs’ participants and supporters. The benefit will feature a special presentation to the inaugural recipients of the Kimora Lee Simmons Scholarship Fund.
Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation’s 15th annual Art For Life benefit is scheduled for Saturday, July 26 at Water Mill, New York’s Fairview Farms. To purchase tickets visit rushphilanthropic.org.