Charles King Gets A New ’Do!

Posted by Membership , February 01, 2010 at 8:06pm

Charles King Gets A New ’Do!

Since the mid-80s, Charles King, Co-Founder and CEO of Housing Works, has sported a trademark long ponytail. As we come upon the milestone of Housing Works’ 20th year, we’re putting the ponytail on the chopping block for the highest bidder.


Shear Madness: Charles King Gets A New ’Do!
A very hairy benefit for the Keith D. Cylar Activist Fund

Tuesday, February 23, 2010, 7:30 p.m.

Housing Works Bookstore Café
126 Crosby Street, New York City

Tickets starting at $75

To bid on auction items, including the opportunity to cut off Charles’ ponytail, please visit the online auction page.

For more information about this event and purchasing tickets, please visit

All proceeds from this event will support the Keith D. Cylar Activist Fund, which supports activism and advocacy for people living with HIV and AIDS worldwide. This year, the fund will support the efforts of activists in Haiti as they rebuild vital AIDS service organizations in the wake of the devastating earthquake.

Questions? Contact Zeshaan at 347.473.7457 or

Housing Works is the largest community-based AIDS service organization in the United States, as well as the nation’s largest minority-controlled AIDS service organization. Since our founding in 1990, we have provided lifesaving services, such as housing, medical and mental health care, meals, job training, drug treatment, HIV prevention education, and social support to more than 20,000 homeless and low-income New Yorkers living with HIV and AIDS.

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