Hot 97 To Host Lift 'Em Up
November 21, 2013 at 2:25 PM (PT)
EMMIS Top 40/Rhythmic WQHT (HOT 97)/NEW YORK and its HIP HOP HAS HEART FOUNDATION along with EMMIS' cause marketing division, INCITE, will host LIFT 'EM UP, a celebration focused on lifting up NEW YORKERS that face challenging circumstances.
In a press release, HOT 97 GM ALEX CAMERON commented, "This holiday season the entire EMMIS NY staff will volunteer a day of service on THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12th to provide those less fortunate in our communities a truly special and memorable Holiday feast with a first-class experience that not only feeds and entertains people but that does so in a respectful and dignified way with the hope of Lifting Up Others with nourishment for both bodies and souls. It is our distinct pleasure and privilege to serve and make a difference together."
The LIFT 'EM UP festivities will include gourmet food provided by celebrity chefs and HOT 97’s own DJ CAMILO, whose restaurant, BLEND, will be providing one of their signature menu items. Also scheduled is a performance from SLIP-N-SLIDE/CAPITOL singer/songwriter SEBASTIAN MIKAEL.
HOT 97's ANGIE MARTINEZ added, "I'm excited to join HOT 97's HIP HOP HAS HEART FOUNDATION for a day of service and fun! Thanks to all the efforts of our supporters and donations from our listeners, LIFT 'EM UP is shaping up to be unforgettable!"
HOT 97 Marketing Dir. DONYSHIA BENJAMIN went on to say, "Attendees will receive food baskets to bring home to guarantee warm meals to indulge in for the upcoming holidays. The food baskets will include items from the dishes donated from all our chefs, as well as from recipes contributed by CHEF MICHAEL SYMON of ABC's THE CHEW and BRAVO TV's CHEF ROBLE."
The complete VIRTUAL SHOPPING LIST can be found online at HOT97.com/LiftEmUp; you can go online today to make a donation.