From an article in The Ledger about the Shine a Light Gala (see sidebar–no, over on the right…yes, there!): […]Castro’s name came up during a meeting of the program’s advisory council to plan the fundraising weekend. “I said, ‘Who do we need to have as our entertainment?’ and one council member immediately said, ‘Jason Castro,’
To quote from PR Newswire: Today, Malaria No More, a nonprofit organization determined to help end malaria deaths in Africa, will bring former American Idol finalists Jason Castro (Season 7, 4th place), Melinda Doolittle (Season 6, 3rd place) and Elliott Yamin (Season 5, 3rd place) to Washington, D.C. to meet with members of Congress to
The Maccabeats have a new Chanukah video up, yay! This year, instead of a spoof, they’ve done a cover of Matisyahu’s “Miracle”: And they are using the video as a vehicle for the Judy Greenberg Miracle Match campaign, which is raising money to pay for processing swabs used to connect bone marrow donors and donees:
If you look below a bit, you’ll see a few photos from Jason’s appearance at the Malaria No More benefit in New York on November 6. Well, Mallury Patrick Photography put up a nice selection of beautiful, professional photos from the event, including this one: Photo © Mallury Patrick Photography (only the one at the
…of Jason at soundcheck for his appearance later tonight at Malaria No More’s New York Benefit: Photo © David Helfant And here’s a picture of Jason performing at the event, thanks to someone who tweeted from the benefit: Photo © VictoriaChanINC Thanks for finding these, Jasonized! ETA: And there are more photos like this one:
Jason did this wonderful drawing for Orphan Care International. They are auctioning it off on eBay to help raise funds to complete an orphanage they are building for HIV/AIDS affected children in Zambia, which is a reason in and of itself to place a bid!
From theCMUwebsite: Forty artists, producers and directors are supporting an online auction in aid of LA-based cancer research organisation City Of Hope, which reaches its climax on eBay this Thursday. From Justin Bieber to Linkin Park, Florence Welch to Oliver Stone, Taylor Swift to Yoko Ono, all genres are covered in this all-star auction, which
From David Helfant’s Facebook, posted May 27: At a fundraiser for Frostig School with Jason Castro. He painted on a tile which will be put on the Donor’s Wall at the School. Thanks for pointing this out, ArtTeacher–and for the right-sized pic, faith!
If you’ve got a wad of cash you can afford to toss at a ritzy event in LA, check out the Art of Humanity charity event to support the Grossman Burn Foundation. Jason will be performing at the SLS on October 8 in support of this cause. Jason was quoted on his profile page: I
Click here for a video from DallasNews.com of Jason’s visit yesterday to the Dallas branch of The Children’s Health Fund, now featuring extremely cute kids.