HMI - Hetrick-Martin Institute creates a safe and supportive environment in which lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth, ages 13-24, can reach their full potential. Robert Verdi is proud to support HMI as ambassador and friend. "I love the support system and the access to exciting creative programs that the Hetrick-Martin Institute offers young men and women." -Robert Verdi#EmpowerLGBTQyouth
DIFFA - Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS raises and grants funds to organizations that fight HIV/AIDS. Providing treatment and direct care services for people living with or impacted by the disease, offering preventative education programs targeted to populations at risk of infection, or supporting public initiatives.Robert Verdi supports DIFFA/Dining By Design NY through Sponsorship and Design.
The Cancer Vixen Fund - “What happens when a shoe-crazy, lipstick-obsessed, wine-swilling, pasta-slurping, fashion-fanatic, about-to-get-married big-city girl cartoonist with a fabulous life finds . . . a lump in her breast?” The mission of The Marisa Acocella Marchetto Foundation is to EMPOWER uninsured and underinsured women with breast cancer and breast cancer survivors to receive the best possible care for the best possible outcome without being concerned about the financial ramifications. Robert Verdi is proud to help support services from screenings to holistic care to new methods of empowerment.