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Reese Witherspoon Co-Chairs Beat the Odds Awards

Reese Witherspoon was the guest of honor at the 2012 Children’s Defense Fund Beat the Odds Awards in Beverly Hills. She was joined by Michelle Monaghan, Miranda Cosgrove and other celebrities for the dinner and ceremonies. Co-chairing the event this year were Katie McGrath and J.J. Abrams and others. ...

Couture Council Meets for High Tea to Support FIT Museum

Philanthropists Jean Shafiroff and Fiona Druckenmiller hosted a high tea and champagne party for The Couture Council at FD, a membership group dedicated to supporting the museum at New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology. The council helps the museum mount world-class exhibitions of fashion and acquire important objects for its permanent collection. It also organizes public programs, such as the annual fashion symposium. ...

Miracle on Madison Avenue, Shopping for Charity

The 23rd Annual Miracle on Madison Avenue will be held on Sunday, Dec. 6th. Miracle 2009 will be a day of shopping and entertainment for guests of all ages. More than 75 participating retailers along New York City’s famed Madison Avenue between 57th and 86th Streets will donate 20 percent of the day’s sales to The Children’s Aid Society’s health services....