Just Announced: Kojo Nnamdi to MC “Magic & Miracles at The Mansion”

Radio talk show host extraordinaire, Kojo Nnamdi will be the master of ceremonies for the December 17th event at The Mansion on O Street, to benefit Ready, Willing & Working.
The Washington Post says, “Maybe one of the best radio interviewers in town.”
Kojo will be on hand with his distinguished and recognizable style to introduce speakers and a special video presentation with an introduction by John Stossel.


The Second Annual “Magic & Miracles at The Mansion” — a benefit for Ready, Willing & Working , December 17th, 7 – 10 p.m. — where we celebrate the Magic of Opportunity and the Miracle of the Human Spirit for the second year, at The Mansion on O Street (2020 O Street, NW, Washington, DC).

The Mansion on O Street is a wonder to behold at holiday time. Come here to get into the holiday spirit! Not only will it be an unforgettable evening, but you’ll be helping to provide opportunities for individuals who so desperately want to work, to lift themselves out of poverty, to escape destructive cycles and to be included in mainstream society.

Ticket includes reception from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., open bar, and a wonderful dinner buffet till 9:30 p.m. Stay tuned for surprises and more details.

Dress is office/holiday festive.

Honorary Host Committee (confirmed so far) :
The Hon. Patty Murray; The Hon. Dennis Kucinich; The Hon. Eleanor Holmes Norton; The Hon. Vincent Gray; The Hon. Michael Brown; The Hon. David Catania; The Hon. Mary Cheh; The Hon. Jack Evans; The Hon. Phil Mendelson; The Hon. Harry Thomas; The Hon. Tommy Wells, Clarence Carter, Director, DC Dept. of Human Services; George & Harriet McDonald, co-founders of The Doe Fund (Ready, Willing & Able)

Ready, Willing & Working Board of Directors:
Patty Brosmer, Capitol Hill BID; Kathryn Didden, National Capitol Bank; Kathleen Franzen, The INSPIRE Project; Paul Pascal, Esq, Pascal & Weiss; Susan Perry, APTA; Heather Sabharwal, Strayer University; Nancy Squires, The Squires Group; Phil Truluck, The Heritage Foundation

Young Benefactors:
Ryan O’Dwyer; Makeda Saggau-Sackey; M. Nicole Siobal; Kenneth D. Suarez; Agatha Tomasik

Benefactors: The Squires Group
Gold Sponsor: National Capital Bank
Silver Sponsor: Phil Truluck,The Heritage Foundation
Bronze Sponsor: Ronald Kaufman, Dutko Worldwide; Capitol Hill EXXON
Liquor Donor: Schneider’s of Capitol Hill; Peroni
Event Partners: The Mansion on O Street; Voice of The Hill; CHAMPS Capitol Hill Chamber of Commerce