Beyonce, Wyclef Jean, Dan Fireman Boost Phoenix House Charity

Monday, March 30th, 2009

Private-equity manager Dan Fireman got hooked on the Phoenix House drug-rehabilitation charity after attending last October’s fundraiser in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District. Fireman, 36, liked the event’s music and host Wyclef Jean and the hip-casual dress code. Since then, with contacts in the financial, entertainment and sporting worlds, Fireman has been able to marshal a roster of boldface names — including Eli Manning and Shaquille O’Neal — as the stuttering U.S. economy has abetted a 25 percent drop in donations to Phoenix House. Beyonce and Derek Jeter have long helped the charity by donating money or visiting recovering addicts. Click here to read more.

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