FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Toronto, June 18, 2010 – ONEXONE Foundation Honorary Chair Frank McKenna, and the board of directors, today congratulated ONEXONE Founder and President and CEO of Diesel Canada, Joelle Berdugo-Adler for receiving the I’m Philanthropic Power Award from The Foundation for Advancement of Women Now Inc. (FFAWN) during the “Mary J. Blige Honors Women Week” in New York City.
“Joey has made it her life’s mission to help children and works tirelessly for this cause said, Frank McKenna; she truly is deserving of this award”
Over 500 people attended the benefit “Evening At Cipriani with Mary J. Blige and Friends” hosted by Deborah Roberts (ABC News) and actress, Tarji P. Henson. Joey was selected in recognition of her belief that every life is infinitely precious and that each person can make a profound difference in someone else’s life one by one and for her commitment to improving the lives of children around the globe through ONEXONE’s programs dedicated to the fundamentals: water, health, education, play and food.
About ONEXONE Foundation
ONEXONE was founded on the principles that every single life is infinitely precious and that each person can make a profound difference in someone else’s life one by one. ONEXONE is a non-profit foundation committed to supporting, preserving and improving the lives of children in Canada, the United States, and around the world. Through an annual campaign, ONEXONE is dedicated to helping create a world where children can live safely and with dignity. For more information, visit onexone.org
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