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Bobbi Brown Discusses Giving Back

Beauty & Style

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Entrepreneur and beauty maven, Bobbi Brown, is involved in many charitable causes, including Dress for Success. She recently chatted with Forbes.com to discuss how she balances her career with giving back, and why it’s important for women to make a difference.

Here’s an excerpt:

Why did you want to get involved?

Just look at what I do for a living and who I am as a person. I can help a woman take care of herself and help her to get a job. Keeping her looking and feeling confident is what I’m all about.

I heard the stories of the women who were involved with the Dress for Success program and how it was really able to help. I saw that I could make a difference.

What do you say to women who claim they simply don’t have the time, energy or money to give back to their community?

I don’t believe in excuses. I believe in choices. It doesn’t matter what you do. Just do it.

You can read the entire interview on Forbes.com.

Kimpton Hotels: Charitable and Swanky!

Charitable Companies, HIV/AIDS, Personal Development, Support the Environment

Kimpton Hotels, a group of boutique hotels across the US, is not only skilled at providing swanky hotel stays, but they also do a great jobs supporting charitable causes. The hotels have lasting partnerships with Dress for Success and the Trust for Public Land, and also contribute to local HIV/AIDS organizations in the cities of their hotels.

In addition to the various events hosted by Kimpton Hotels, they also offer you the opportunity to “Join the Fight by Staying the Night.” When you stay at a Kimpton Hotel, you can enter a donation code to have $10 from each night of your stay donated to either the Trust for Public Land or one of 18 HIV/AIDS organizations (via their Red Ribbon initiative).

To donate to the Red Ribbon groups: Use the special rate code RRC until June 30, 2009

To donate to the Trust for Public Land: Use the special rate code TPL throughout the year

You can also support the Trust for the Public Land by purchasing select eco-friendly merchandise from the Kimpton Style store. Click on the pic below to be taken to the store!

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To learn about more Kimpton socially responsible initiatives, be sure to visit the Kimpton Cares section of their website!

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