April 16, 2019 user

Philanthropist Jean Shafiroff Honored among others at the National Action Network’s Women’s Auxiliary Luncheon

Jean Shafiroff, Audrey Smaltz, Korey Wise, Carolyn Maloney, Karen Sharpton and Dominique Sharpton (Photo Credit: Krista Kennell/©Patrick McMullan)

Jean Shafiroff, Audrey Smaltz, Korey Wise, Carolyn Maloney, Karen Sharpton and Dominique Sharpton (Photo Credit: Krista Kennell/©Patrick McMullan)

Philanthropist Jean Shafiroff was honored along with other prominent New Yorkers at the National Action Network’s 23rd Annual Women of Excellence/ Man of Vision Luncheon at the Astoria World Manor in Astoria, Queens. Ms. Shafiroff was honored for her outstanding service & dedicated commitment in philanthropy. Other honorees included the Honorable Machelle Sweeting, Dr. Cynthia Ashley and Korey Wise. Audrey Smaltz served as emcee.  The event attracted close to 200 notable New Yorkers.

Those in attendance included Jean Shafiroff, US Rep. Carole Maloney, Kathy Jordan Sharpton, Dominique Sharpton Bright, Audrey Smaltz, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, Attorney Michael Harvey, singer Angela Winbush, Flo Anthony, Helen Shelton, Matt Rich, Tony Bowles and actor Harold House Moore.

Carolyn Maloney gave salutations mentioning the wonderful philanthropic work of Jean Shafiroff. She also spoke about the great work of the National Action Network and the important exoneration of Korey Wise who was accused of a murder that 15 years later DNA testing proved wrong. Flo Anthony introduced Jean Shafiroff and spoke about her excellent work in philanthropy all across the globe.  Ms. Shafiroff who wore a couture suit by fashion designer B. Michael, spoke about the good work of the National Action Network and how she was grateful to be honored by the group, National Action Network.

Photo Credit: Krista Kennell/©Patrick McMullan

About Jean Shafiroff

Jean Shafiroff, philanthropist, humanitarian, and author of Successful Philanthropy: How to Make a Life by What You Give, is considered to be at the vanguard of a new movement of modern philanthropists. Jean’s philanthropy goes beyond financial contributions and includes the gifts of extensive time and knowledge. Through her work she encourages and seeks to empower all individuals to become philanthropists so that they can build the fulfillment of giving into their lives.

For more information about Jean Shafiroff, please visit: www.jeanshafiroff.com/

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National Action Network

National Action Network is one of the leading civil rights organizations in the Nation with chapters throughout the entire United States. Founded in 1991 by Reverend Al Sharpton, NAN works within the spirit and tradition of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to promote a modern civil rights agenda that includes the fight for one standard of justice, decency and equal opportunities for all people regardless of race, religion, ethnicity, citizenship, criminal record, economic status, gender, gender expression, or sexuality. For more information about National Action Network, visit: nationalactionnetwork.net.

Jean Shafiroff

Jean Shafiroff and Eric Adams

Jean Shafiroff and Carolyn Maloney

Jean Shafiroff and J. Machelle Sweeting

Audrey Smaltz and Jason O. Parker

Nina Saxon and Eric Adams

Jean Shafiroff and Dominique Sharpton

Harold House Moore and Flo Anthony




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