Special Guests

Local Stars

Dr. Willie Jolley,
Leading Motivational/Inspirational Speaker
Commissioner Sharece Crawford,
ANC 8C03
The Honorable Michael D. Brown,
DC Senator
Lou Holder,
Sports Broadcaster
Robyn Dixon,
“Real Housewives of Potomac” star
Sunni in the City,
WPGC95 Radio Talkshow Host
Leon Harris,
NBC News Anchor and Journalist
Donnie Simpson,
Radio, Film & TV Star

Celebrity Guests

Ashleigh Demi,
Media Personality
Dre the Mayor,
Brand Strategist
Charis Jones,
Singer and Entertainer
Lilian Prince
Author, 10 Dates Later
Theresa Concepcion
Lawyer by day, Comic and Producer by Night
Chris Milner
Chris Milner Comedy
Haywood Turnipseed Jr.
Attack of the Comics


Ronald Wilson,
Waldo Gallery
Cierra Lynn,
Zahara Ahmad,


Buzzard Point Caucus

Photo Booth

Photo Booth by Mad Props

Honorary Host Committee

The 2017 HeArt & Sole is blessed to have the support of the following political and thought leaders, who are committed to raising awareness about the depth of the problems of hunger and homelessness and ensuring that these issues remain high on the community’s agenda. Their support helps to amplify the Mission’s impact in both providing emergency support and sustaining its long-term rehabilitative programs that are helping to end homelessness and hunger one life at a time.

The Honorable Chris Van Hollen – Congressman for Maryland

The Honorable Muriel Bowser – DC Mayor

The Honorable Michael D. Brown – District of Columbia Senator

Commissioner Sharece Crawford – serving ANC 8CO3

Leon Harris – Anchor, NBC News

Lou Holder, Comcast Sportsnet Anchor

Donnie Simpson, Radio, TV and Movie Personality

Dr. Willie Jolley – Leading Motivational/Inspirational Speaker

Jay Carney, Former White House Press Secretary, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Corporate Affairs at Amazon

Claire Shipman, Senior National Correspondent for ABC’s Good Morning America

Earl W. & Amanda Stafford, The Stafford Foundation


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