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I Will Survive, Inc. & Manifest Destiny Honors Artist, Chanell Angeli and Mayor Andre Dickens

(ATLANTA, GA) On Sunday April 30, I Will Survive Inc. and Manifest Destiny hosted the Art Jazz Gala at The Gathering Spot. This annual Gala serves as a fundraiser to raise $50,000 for Atlanta youth and celebrate 12 years of I Will Survive Inc. in operation, as a non-profit providing philanthropic assistance to breast cancer patients and their families. Founded by viral combat veteran and socialite Anisa Palmer, this year’s fundraiser will be the largest in the organization’s history.

In support of Mayor Andre Dickens’ declaration that 2023 be the ‘Year of the Youth,’ Mayor Andre Dickens and Sidney Jackson spoke about the importance of mental health and youth. During this esteeemd event, attendees enjoyed a Live Art Auction with six notable artists including award-winning multidisciplinary artist, Chanell Angeli, who is also the

Co-Founder of Manifest Destiny. Live music was provided by saxophone genius Richard Shaw, Jr., along with other artists.

“My godmother, who was an image of health, before being diagnosed with breast cancer, has had a tumultuous 2 years. She is on her last round of chemo, but to be honest, she is always the most positive person in the room and lights up any room with her smile. Even on the bad days, she maintains her joy and faith.”

~Chanell Angeli, cofounder of Manifest Destiny.

Proceeds from the Art Jazz Gala will also be donated to an artist whose mother was recently diagnosed with breast cancer. Angeli and Mario Reyes, author, poet, and host are on a mission to educate, motivate, and bring healing and expression through cultural arts.

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