Donna Karanís Urban Zen Foundation is coming
together with the Los Angeles-based Real
Medicine Foundation to help people in need of
humanitarian aid around the world. On August
22, Urban Zen will host a special event at their
Sag Harbor location to introduce and raise
awareness about Real Medicine and their global
relief projects. The event will take place
from 5-7PM at 4 Bay Street, Sag Harbor, New York
Created by fashion designers Donna Karan and
Sonja Nuttall in 2006, the Urban Zen Foundation
creates, connects, and collaborates to raise
awareness and inspire change in the areas of
well-being, preserving cultures, and empowering
children. They design forums, partner with
existing organizations and bring together
experts to define solutions and implement
ďWe are excited about the opportunity to work
alongside Urban Zen Foundation since our
organizationsí approach applying holistic
solutions is very much in alignment,Ē said Dr.
Martina Fuchs, Founder of Real Medicine.
At the gala event, Real Medicine will be selling
photography of their work around the world,
DVDís on plant based nutrition, and T-shirts.
All proceeds will support Real Medicine and
Urban Zenís global humanitarian work.
About The Real Medicine Foundation
The Los Angeles-based, Real Medicine Foundation
(RMF) is a registered 501(c)(3) humanitarian
charity that provides people around the globe
with aid during emergency situations as well as
on-going relief in areas affected by disaster
and poverty. Real Medicine Foundation utilizes
an Integrative Health Care Model that builds
upon today's Best Practices Modern Medicine
and includes proven effective holistic methods.
The foundation was founded in May 2005 by Dr.
Martina Fuchs as a result of her experience
helping children and families in Sri Lanka
following the nationís catastrophic 2004
tsunami. Dr. Fuchs was inspired to create an
organization that would provide long-term and
sustained medical, emotional, economic and
social support. By using a personal approach,
Real Medicine has been able to form partnerships
with individuals, doctors and existing
organizations throughout the world to create and
implement effective solutions that will improve
the lives of people and communities in need.
The Real Medicine Foundation has projects in
India, Indonesia, Pakistan, Sri Lanka,
Myanmar/Burma, Armenia, Kenya, Nigeria,
Mozambique, Uganda, Sudan, Peru, and the US.
Currently, RMFís support reaches a target
population in excess of 1.5 million people on a
daily basis. For more information about the Real
Medicine Foundation, please visit