Category: "Punch Purpose"

Breathwork Therapy With Nathaniel V. Dust

Breathwork, or pranayama breathing, therapy is a powerful, two-stage tool + technique used to help individuals confront, and expunge, the emotional blockages holding us back in life. Practitioners have found it more effective than basic talk therapy, because it taps directly into, and expels, the raw feelings, emotions, and negative energy that prevent us from excelling in […]

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This Mother’s Day Celebrate Mom and the Women you Love with a Gift of Gratitude from One Woman Rising

Think of all the amazing women who have impacted your life. My list is very long. I have been blessed to have many wonderful friends and family that have loved and supported me through the good times and bad. Sometimes we need a little inspiration and support and love. This Mother’s Day, remember all the […]

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See BLACKFISH, Boycott SEAWORLD

BLACKFISH, the documentary, started with a question — a feeling of something “not being right” — surrounding the death of SeaWorld trainer Dawn Brancheau, who was killed by an orca during a performance in 2010: I remember asking someone why an orca — a highly intelligent animal — would attack its trainer or essentially ‘bite […]

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Women in Hollywood: 100 Years of Negotiating the System – Nov 15 & 16

WOMEN IN FILM & TV DISCUSS HOW TO SUCCEED IN HOLLYWOOD After more than 100 years of filmmaking, women still face significant challenges in the entertainment industry. This two-day conference, held at Pepperdine University, will feature over 20 industry professionals sharing their own struggles and triumphs in Hollywood, tips on breaking the glass ceiling, and how […]

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Surviving Grace: USAgainstAlzheimers

An Ensemble Reading of Act One of ‘Surviving Grace’ the Acclaimed Off-Broadway Play to Raise Money for USAgainstAlzheimer’s Alzheimer’s Research This fundraiser on September 25, 2013 was a red carpet event on the Warner Bros. Studio Lot in Burbank. The night was enjoyable, informational and moving. I felt like a star as I walked the […]

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St. Vincent Meals on Wheels launches the first annual “LA PICNIC” fundraiser

On Saturday, September 7, 2013, Los Angeles-based St. Vincent Meals on Wheels (STVMOW), the nation’s largest privately-funded Meals on Wheels program, launches the first annual LA PICNIC, Presented by Lexus, a daytime fundraiser/picnic of delicious food and drink curated by some of Los Angeles’ most influential chefs. Co-hosted by LA Kitchen, a nonprofit that aggregates […]

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Hyperion: Raising Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Through Film

Hyperion is a film born out of inspiration. After watching Eva Markvoort’s online videos chronicling her life with Cystic Fibrosis, Boman Modine, son of acclaimed actor Matthew Modine, was impelled to create a story that would bring attention to the strength of those living with the rare and little-known disease. Cystic fibrosis is an autosomal recessive genetic […]

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It’s Back! The 2nd Annual Chris4Life Celebrity Auction Event featuring “The Bachelor” cast, Hollywood notables, live entertainment & more

March is National Colon Cancer Awareness Month and our DC-based Punch partner Chris4Life is taking its butt west for the second year in a row to the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills.  The highly anticipated annual event will feature a variety of “star power” from TV personalities, The Bachelor series reality stars, and Hollywood notables – all ready to show their love […]

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William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, Patrick Stewart, Carrie Fisher and Other Celebrities Lend Their Voices to “Sound Off for Autism Speaks” Fundraising Effort

“Sound Off For Autism Speaks” site is live this week as fans have the unique gift opportunity to order a limited number of custom-recorded messages from Morgan Freeman, Ed Asner, Betty White, Tom Hanks, Derek Jeter, Leonard Nimoy, Will Ferrell, William Shatner, Patrick Stewart and Carrie Fisher, in return for a $299 donation. All proceeds […]

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Start Spreadin’ the News: Las Vegas to Host Celebrity Chef Fundraiser for Superstorm Sandy Victims

Las Vegas may have the reputation for being “sin city” but it also has a heart of gold as large as the Big Apple.  And so, it was just announced that Southern Wine & Spirits of Nevada will host a fundraising event on The Strip at the New York New York Hotel & Casino Brooklyn […]

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