Tamara Tunie of Law & Order: SVU Paints for Children's Health

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Mural to Hang Outside Kids' Tent During Upcoming Miracle on Madison Avenue

WHEN:
Monday, November 26th, 2007
Photo-Op at 10:00 AM

WHERE:
The Children’s Aid Society’s East Harlem Center
130 East 101st Street between Park and Lexington Avenues

WHAT:
Tamara Tunie from Law & Order: SVU will help paint a one-of-a-kind mural to be displayed outside of the Kids' Tent during Miracle on Madison Avenue, a major charity shopping event to support The Children’s Aid Society, at one of Children’s Aid’s community centers.

Tamara will be joined by children and parents from Children's Aid's East Harlem Center's Head Start program. They will be painting branches of the "Miracle Tree” mural to hang outside the kids’ tent during Miracle on Madison Avenue. The branches are being sold for display at the event featuring donors' names and holiday messages.

Miracle on Madison Avenue takes place on Sunday, December 2 from noon – 5:00 PM. Approximately 100 retailers on Madison Avenue will participate by donating 20% of the day's sales to The Children's Aid Society's health services for underserved children in New York City. The Bank of New York Mellon returns for the fourth year as presenting sponsor.

CONTACT:
Sharon Schoenberg / Sharon@225strategies.com
2.25 Strategies / 212.319.0662

The Children’s Aid Society was founded in 1853. It is one of the nation’s largest and most innovative non-sectarian agencies, serving more than 150,000 of New York’s neediest children and their families with a network of services that includes community schools, neighborhood centers, camps, adoption and foster care services, teen pregnancy prevention, education, health and recreation. For more information, please call 212-949-4938 or visit www.childrensaidsociety.org.

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