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Mary J Blige receives Elle magazine's Vision Award

May 13, 2010


Amid a group of 2300 women, R&B and music icon Mary J. Blige received The Vision Award from The New York Women’s Foundation at their annual breakfast this morning at The Hilton n NYC. Blige was honored for her strong spirit and charitable nature, most recently showcased with the creation of The Mary J. Blige and Steve Stoute Foundation for the Advancement of Women Now, Inc(FFAWN). FFAWN’s objective is to help underprivileged women gain the confidence and skills necessary to reach their full individual potential Other award recipients include designer and business leader, Eileen Fisher, Social Justice Advocate, Margarita Rosa Esq., and CNN Anchor and Special Correspondent Soledad O’Brien.

To get involved, donate or to find out more about The New York Women’s Foundation and The Mary J. Blige and Steve Stoute Foundation for the Advancement of Women Now, go to http://www.nywf.org/ and http:// ffawn.startlogic.com/_FFAWN_dot_com/?p=32.

—Angela Bliumis, Editorial Assistant

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