Surprise The Struggling Hosts Surprise Dinner Party For Star Bright Family Center

Press Release


December 11, 2017, Brooklyn, New York—This Holiday season, Surprise the Struggling Inc., Gift Giving Extravaganza will be a Surprise Holiday Dinner for 380 people (100 families) at the Star Bright Family Center in Brooklyn, New York. Festivities take place on December 16, 2017, from 2 PM – 6 PM.

In its second full year of service, Surprise the Struggling, Inc. is gearing up for one of its momentous end of the year Holiday Surprise Parties. Executive Director, Dr. Jacquelyn Wilson and #SurpriseTheStruggling staff and its Ambassadors, plan, host, and execute several functions throughout the calendar year to help surrounding communities, as well as several global communities, in addition to their philanthropic endeavors each day of the week.

#SurpriseTheStruggling™, INC. is a 501 c 3 organization that aids those in both local and global communities that are in need. Their primary consumers are the less fortunate, homeless women, and teen girls. Yet, their reach is far extending, including men, children, and families.


A Surprise Holiday Dinner

This Saturday’s surprise event will be a day of celebration, fine dining, and surprise gift giving for all the residents of Star Bright Family Center. #STS desires to surprise these hard-working individuals and families, encouraging them this holiday season with a surprise dinner with all the trimmings to celebrate their milestones and in recognition for all the hard work they are doing to change their life circumstances.

Thanks to generous sponsors and donors, all 380 residents of Star Bright Family Center, in Brooklyn, New York will experience a catered Holiday meal with all the trimmings, including dessert. In addition to the very special meal, #STS and Executive Director, Dr. Wilson, will be surprising residents with gifts for the Holiday season.

Surprise the Struggling extends its gratitude to the following businesses who are sponsoring the Surprise Holiday Celebration for more than one hundred families in need. Johnrue Publishing, Street Corner Resources, Eloquent Essentials, A Stairway to Hope Inc., Cakes By Coley, AP World, Level Up Connections, Miiz Misha’s World of Empowerment, Exodus DJ Ron Coleman, SPCBC, The Event Strategist, and Chief Brooklyn #STSGLOBAL Ambassadors Charlene Stewart and Ebony Johnson. Profound gratitude and appreciation are given to these wonderful corporations and individuals who have made this year’s Giving Extravaganza possible.

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Celebrating Women’s History Month…Rismia Johnson!




Our celebration of Women’s History Month continues! #SurpriseTheStruggling’s third highlight this month is the eloquent and inspiring, Rismia Johnson—#STSGlobal Ambassador from Brooklyn, NY. Our beautiful sister has elevated the meaning of service and sisterhood with her dedication and support of #SupriseTheStruggling. We are forever grateful to have Rismia be a part of #STS. No, matter the call, event, whether day or night, Rismia has gone beyond to assist and spread the message and share our global #hashtag Campaign. Rismia was one of our first Ambassadors who held a Surprise Bags and Brunch in the TENT to promote and support the efforts of #SupriseTheStruggling. We recognize Rismia Johnson this Women’s History Month, as a woman who is making strides in her community, her city, her state, and globally. Most importantly, she is leaving an indelible mark on the lives women and teen girls that she not only knows but those she may never meet but has had a hand in helping through difficult times. Her faith and strong spirit shining through all that she does and touches every soul she meets.

Rismia Johnson, Business Owner, Philanthropist, Founder,

Rismia is the owner and creator of Eloquent Essentials—Uniquely beautiful and eye-catching accessories that fit all budgets. The designs are classic, eloquent, and add an extra flair of opulence that is not often seen in such affordable pieces of fashion. Each design is uniquely chosen to fit the beauty of the person that is wearing it; making Eloquent Essentials a piece of art instead of just jewelry or accessory—taking fashion to another level. A company birthed through prayer, EE brings another level of excellence and grace, not only to their products but also to their customers. Be sure to visit, for eloquent pieces and accessories at affordable prices for the entire family.

In addition to Eloquent Essentials, Rismia is an extraordinary hostess, entrepreneur, humanitarian, and philanthropist. She does not just talk the talk, but she lives and walks it each day. Rismia is the founder of, Eloquent Essentials Youth Scholarship Program. EEYSP is designed to invest in tomorrow’s generation; providing the support needed so the path is more welcoming for young entrepreneurs and youth mentoring organizations. For more information, visit:

We encourage you to get to know the dynamic woman who is making history every day through her work, service, support, and family. We salute you, Rismia Johnson! We are honored to have you be a part of the #SurpriseTheStruggling Family!