Author and Philanthropist Jean Shafiroff are spreading her message of philanthropy with her weekly television show, Successful Philanthropy.
The show also airs in New York City each Friday night at 8:30 PM EST on Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN): Spectrum Channel 34 and 1995, Verizon/FiOS Channel 33, and RCN Channel 82.
The show will open in additional markets in 2021. Jean’s show highlights the work of celebrities and philanthropic leaders in the United States and beyond. Some of those interviewed include Kerry Kennedy (President of the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights), Ndaba Mandela (Human rights activist and grandson of Nelson Mandela), Brock Pierce (Independent candidate for USA President in November 2020), Malan Breton (Fashion designer and Taiwan’s Ambassador of Tourism and the UK Ambassador of the Arts), Dan Gasby (Philanthropist and advocate), and Susan Taylor (Former Editor-in-Chief of Essence Magazine and Founder of National Cares Mentoring Movement) and former supermodel Carole Alt.
Jean is renowned for her charitable endeavors and commitment to philanthropy; the new show also allows Jean to share the importance of philanthropy with some stories of her own philanthropic work, while encouraging others to get involved with causes dear to their hearts.
Jean Shafiroff is a philanthropist, humanitarian, TV host, writer, and the author of the book “Successful Philanthropy: How to Make a Life By What You Give”.
Jean is often referred to as “the first lady of philanthropy” by the press because of her generosity and extensive work as a volunteer fundraiser and leader in the philanthropic world. She serves on the boards of many charitable organizations and each year chairs upwards of eight different charity galas.
Among the many causes, she champions are those involved in women’s rights, rights of the underserved, health care, and animal welfare.
Jean serves on the boards of the American Humane, Southampton Hospital Association, NYC Mission Society, French Heritage Society, Couture Council of The Museum at FIT, Global Strays, and Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation Honorary Board.
A Catholic, she served on the board of the Jewish Board for 28 years and now is one of their honorary trustees.
In addition, Jean is an ambassador for American Humane and is the national spokesperson for the organization’s “Feed the Hungry” Covid-19 program, an initiative designed to provide food for 1,000,000 shelter animals.
Jean is the ambassador of the Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation and a key donor and volunteer fundraiser for their work.
She is a New York Women’s Foundation Board Alumna who remains very active with the Foundation and with women’s issues in general.
For her philanthropy, Jean has been honored many times by groups including the Stony Brook Southampton Hospital, American Heart Association, American Cancer Society, New York City Mission Society, Southampton Animal Shelter, Surgeons of Hope, Al Sharpton’s National Action Network, the Ellen Hermanson Foundation, Pet Philanthropy Circle, Animal Zone International, Youth Counselling League, the NYC International Film Festival Foundation, the Jewish Board, and the Hadassah.
In December 2020 Dan’s Paper named her Philanthropist of the Year at their Long Island Power Women’s Award Ceremony.
The weekly series airs 6 times per week on LTV East Hampton channel 20 and on the LTV’s YouTube Channel (www.youtube.com/c/LTVEastHampton), and JeanShafiroff’s Successful Philanthropy You-tube Channel https://youtube.com/channel/UCsDLItAWv5wXKB5UcHTop- .
For more information about Jean Shafiroff, please visit: www.jeanshafiroff.com, @JeanShafiroff, @JeanShafiroffm, @JeanShafiroffAtWork