July 3- Ante Up for Africa Celebrity Poker Tournament

Friday, June 4th, 2010

Ante Up for Africa, an organization that supports DPDO’s high school and Women’s Center programs, is holding its 4th annual celebrity poker tournament on July 3rd in Las Vegas.

Players at the event will include celebrities Don Cheadle, Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Ray Romano, and poker pros Annie Duke, Phil Gordon and Phil Hellmuth.

Ante Up for Africa was founded by Don Cheadle, Annie Duke, and Norman Epstein in 2006 to raise…

April 14th- Art for Darfur

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

The fourth annual Art for Darfur art auction is being held in Dallas Texas. DPDO’s Women’s Centers are listed as the beneficiaries of art sold during the event. DPDO Program Director Susan Burgess-Lent is presenting. Other featured performers are Drums not Guns and Maurice Kirya, African Idol. For more information on the Art for Darfur events, please visit

January 2010- DPDO is selected as Dining for Women’s January Program

Monday, January 4th, 2010

DPDO is Dining for Women’s Featured Program for January. Dining for Women is a national non-profit giving circle dedicated to empowering women and girls living in extreme poverty. All money raised during January events will be donated to DPDO’s Women’s Center Program. They now report $27,239 raised. For more information on Dining for Women and to sign up for a chapter in your area, visit