$20,000 Raised For UrbanPromise At Shadow Room

by guestofaguest · September 22, 2011

    [UrbanPromise founder Bruce Maine, Redskin Edgar Jones, Baltimore Ravens' Ray Rice, UrbanPromise teen Richard Gaines, Suite 202's Arlene Wube, UrbanPromise Executive Director Jordina Hicks, UrbanPromise Alumni Janaye Ingram and Belinda Ortiz and Bar 7 owner Taz Wube.] Last night, socials, personalities and athletes gathered for the Casino Royale UrbanPromise Scholarship benefit at Shadow Room.

    Who was there: Baltimore Ravens Ray Rice and Boston Celtics Delonte West joined Washingtonians such as Redskins Edgar Jones, The Apprentice's Omarosa Manigault-Stallworth, R&B star Lil' Mo, previous rapper Sole, NBC 4's John Schriffen, Big Tigger & Free from 95.5's Big Tigger Show, 93.9's DJ Quicksilva and celebrity stylist Paul Wharton.

    Almost $20,000 was raised for UrbanPromise, a non-profit organization that helps the youth of poverty stricken areas of Washington, D.C. and Camden, N.J. Proceeds from the event gambling chips went towards an education fund for these underprivileged teens. The event was sponsored by 1 Source, EES, Sugar Suite Kids Spa andSuite 202.

    Photo credit: Dave Phillipich