Civic Duty Sponsors Ladies Church Choir That Hits a Sweet Note for Women’s Charities

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The Omidi brothers, through their non-profit Civic Duty are supporting the first Annual Benefit Concert by the Ladies of the City Choir from City of the Refuge Church in Gardena, California. The benefit concert is scheduled for October 13, 2013 and will raise money for organizations that work for women’s health and safety.

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The Ladies of the City Choir are helping some fantastic foundations, and their beautiful voices are sure to greatly benefit these very worthy causes.

Civic Duty cofounders Julian Omidi and Dr. Michael Omidi are supporting the First Annual Benefit Concert of the Ladies of the City Choir from the City of the Refuge Church. The benefit concert to be held October 13, 2013 is the first in a series of annual events to raise money for organizations that work for women’s health and safety. This year’s proceeds will benefit three charities: The American Heart Association Go Red for Women, Breast Cancer Angels, and the Jenesse Center for Domestic Violence.

“The Ladies of the City Choir are helping some fantastic foundations, and their beautiful voices are sure to greatly benefit these very worthy causes,” says Julian Omidi, Civic Duty cofounder. “We at Civic Duty are honored to support the choir and we hope that this is the first of many lovely and successful events.”

The First Annual Benefit Concert of the Ladies of the City Choir will be held:
Sunday, October 13th at 5 p.m.
At the City of Refuge Church, 14527 S. San Pedro Street, Gardena, CA 90248

Concert proceeds will benefit:

  •     The American Heart Association Go Red for Women (http://www.goredforwomen.org) is a branch of the AHA that specifically addresses the concern of cardiovascular disease in women. Every year, hundreds of thousands of women succumb to heart disease – many of whom never even knew they were ill. The Go Red for Women initiatives work to increase awareness about the disease, and encourage more women to take the necessary precautions in order to lower their risk.
  •     Breast Cancer Angels (http://www.breastcancerangels.org) is a nonprofit organization that gives women who were diagnosed with breast cancer emotional, financial and spiritual support during their treatment. Breast Cancer Angels serves more than 400 women every year.
  •     The Jenesse Center for Domestic Violence (http://www.jenesse.org) offers victims of abuse not only a refuge, but also the tools to improve their lives and the lives of their families. The center provides a safe place for violence survivors to gain the necessary life skills and counseling in order to successfully begin new lives. The center offers life skills courses, continuing and vocational education, health services, mental health services, legal services and housing procurement assistance.

Direct donations can also be made via the charities’ individual websites.

The City of Refuge (http://www.noeljonesministries.org) is a Bible-believing, Christian church serving a growing membership of 17,000 in Gardena, California. The church has been led by Bishop Noel Jones since 1994.

Civic Duty (http://www.civicduty.org) is dedicated to mankind’s search for meaning and promotes the values of its founders, philanthropists Julian Omidi and his brother Dr. Michael Omidi. The charity’s mission is to inspire creative outreach, community service, and volunteerism through the stories of every-day people who are making an extraordinary difference in the world. Mahatma Gandhi once said, “Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow men.” To get involved and help make a difference, send us a message using the website’s Contact Us function. More information about Civic Duty can be found on Facebook, Pinterest, Google+, and Twitter.

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