Russell Simmons throws charity luncheon

Russell Simmons and Angela Simmons attend the rush HeARTS Education Valentine’s Luncheon.

(HTVO) – Russell Simmons kicked off New York Fashion week with the annual Rush HeARTS Education Valentine’s Luncheon at The Plaza Hotel. The Annual Rush HeARTS Education Valentines Luncheon raises funds for Rushs Education programs for New York Citys inner city youth. Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation programs (Rush Galleries in the Schools, and Rush Little Kids, Rush Kids, Rush Teens and Rush Movers) are designed to inspire students, provide positive alternatives to high-risk behaviors, and support increased academic performance by filling a void and providing arts education programs in public schools and through after-school and weekend sessions.