December 18, 2013

Egypt Steps Down as Host at V-103 Atlanta, [Photos] from her "Give Back Tour"

Egypt Sherrod & NBC 11 Alive's Karyn Greer Welcome Atlanta Natives
For The 4th Annual Egypt's Give Back Tour
V-103’s Egypt Sherrod Rallies Support Of Atlantans To Provide Aid To Disadvantaged Residents

Announces Decision To Step Down From Daily Radio Show

-- The holidays were a lot brighter for thousands of metro Atlanta families this year thanks to V-103 radio personality Egypt Sherrod and the 4th Annual "Egypt Cares Give Back Tour" -- a week-long clothing, toiletry and toy drive that attracted the generosity of several residents, celebrities and notable public figures from around the metro-Atlanta area. This year "Egypt's Give Back Tour" benefited The Atlanta Children’s Shelter, The Cascade House and The Covenant House.

Working with the Egypt Cares Family Foundation, I For Talent Management and SJ Oglesby PR, special guests at the fundraiser included Nicci Gilbert (Grammy Award-winning singer and TV One's "R&B Divas" creator), Isaac Carree (Stellar Award-winning singer, songwriter & producer), Towanda Braxton (cast member of WE TV's "Braxton Family Values"), Mariah Huq and Quad Webb-Lunceford (cast member of Bravo TV's "Married to Medicine), Q Parker (actor and Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter & member of 112), Algebra Blessett (Grammy nominated singer & songwriter), Malinda Williams (NAACP Image Award-winning actress), Evelyn Wynn-Dixon (Mayor of Riverdale, Georgia), Tasha Cobbs (Stellar Award-winning gospel singer), Karyn Greer(news anchor for NBC's 11 Alive), Shay Johnson (cast member of VH1's "Love & Hip Hop), and Bobby Valentino (singer & songwriter).

"This event means so much too so many people and I can’t thank the local community enough for its support,” stated Egypt. “I relocated with my family to Atlanta in 2011 to join the V-103 family and I instantly fell in love with the warmth of the people of Atlanta, and the city I now call home.

"However, after much consideration I have decided that the time is right for me to take a break from the station while I look to focus on a number of upcoming multi-media business opportunities. Have no fear; I have 19 years of my life invested in radio, and I have no plans of walking away from it permanently. I am very excited about the dynamic year ahead I have in store.”

In 2014, Egypt will host several upcoming seasons of the popular HGTV series "Property Virgins," launch a national tour to promote her real estate book, continue as a national speaker, and work on three new shows she co-created and will executive produce.

Egypt added, “I have enjoyed the past two years I spent as an on-air talent at V-103, and am looking forward to all the great blessings God continues to consistently place in my life. Thank you to the people of Atlanta...I love you forever!"

NBC affiliate WXIA-TV 11 Alive "Random Acts Of Kindness" Segment:

Is Egypt going to Oprah's OWN network?

Bravo TV's Married To Medicine Co-Star, Quad,Webb-Lunceford & Egypt Sherrod
Discuss The Importance Of Giving Back

Grammy Award Singer/Songwriter, Q Parker of 112,, Egypt Sherrod,
and eOne Recording Artist, Algebra Blessett

Bravo TV's Married To Medicine Co-Stars, Dr. Ayun & Mariah Huq Share Holiday Memories
With Egypt Sherrod

Brandilynn, Nicci Gilbert, Isaac Carree, Egypt Sherrod, and Shay Johnson Give Back

Atlanta Natives Show Up & Show Out For 4th Annual Egypt's Give Back Tour

Egypt Cares Family Foundation Executive Director, Kim Byer, Egypt Sherrod, and Egypt Cares Family Foundation President, Amber Noble Garland, share gratitude with Atlanta guests

National Radio and TV personality, Egypt Sherrod, is a dynamic force in the entertainment industry. As a seasoned radio veteran, Egypt has a 19-year broadcasting career acquired in a variety of markets that include Philadelphia, Baltimore, New York City, and Atlanta. Her undeniable warmth and personable, down-to-earth demeanor has naturally connected her to the listeners, viewers and celebrities she interviews - the latter includes A-listers such as Oprah, Prince, Leonardo DiCaprio, Martin Scorsese, Russell Crowe, Will Smith, Diane Keaton, Jay-Z, Beyonce, Kelly Ripa, John Travolta, Mariah Carey, Tyler Perry, P. Diddy, Janet Jackson and Jamie Foxx. The founder of the Egypt Cares Family Foundation, Egypt is committed to using the multi-media platforms she has access to and the relationships she has made over the years, to positively impact the lives of people most in need all over the country.

Egypt Cares Family Foundation (a non-profit organization) believes that family IS the foundation. A stronger family leads to a stronger village and community for all. Our mission is to enrich the family structure as a whole. Spiritually based, the Egypt Cares Family Foundation aims to provide resources and motivation that support families on their journey to financial literacy, health awareness, higher education and successful communication within the family unit. The foundation will provide workshops, seminars, and community outreach programs designed to foment stronger families.

For more information on Egypt’s Give Back Tour 2013, please visit www.EgyptCares.org, www.EgyptSherrod.com, www.EgyptSaidSo.com, or follow @EgyptSaidSo and @EgyptCares on social media.

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