Matt Dillon, Carter Coleman, Dorjee Sun at Annual ARC Benefit. Credit: Matthew McMullan Smith
This year’s 18th Annual Artists for Africa Benefit Gala held at Donna Karan's Urban Zen Center at the Stephan Weiss Studio in New York City on May 20, 2009, brought eco-activist and Carbon Conservation CEO Dorjee Sun, Sustainable Obtainable Solutions (SOS) Director Gloria Flora, and actor and Advisory Board member Matt Dillon out in support of the African Rainforest Conservancy (ARC), a non for profit working to promote the conservation and restoration of African rainforests by empowering local men, women, and children, to preserve their natural heritage for present and future generations. The event honored Dorjee Sun, a young entrepreneur with a plan to end the devastation of forests globally. With a live auction by Sotheby’s, all raised funds will support ARC’s mission.
View party pictures and find out what blue spotted-species was named after the night’s honoree in our slideshow: Artists & Activists Unite at ARC's Annual Artists for Africa Benefit in NYC.
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