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01/25/2014 09:20 am ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

Jason Patrick, 'Bearded Yogi,' Hosting Charity 'Big Love Weekend'

Jason Patrick, also known as the "Bearded Yogi," is hosting "Big Love Weekend," two days of yoga, wellness, fresh juice, motivational talks and a dance party at the Breslin’s Liberty Hall at the Ace Hotel on Feb. 15-16.

The "Big Love Weekend" will benefit the organization "God's Love We Deliver," a NYC-based non-profit that cooks and delivers more than 1.2 million meals each year to those who are too sick to shop or cook for themselves. Patrick, a yoga instructor, is holding the "Big Love Weekend" in conjunction with his birthday as a fundraiser out of selfless service

"I hold God’s Love We Deliver, and its important mission, so close to my heart,” said Patrick in a statement to The Huffington Post. “I was diagnosed as HIV-positive just a few years ago and was able to take care of myself with the support of my wonderful friends and community. But navigating the difficult realities of day-to-day living while living with a severe illness isn’t easy, and that’s why I have deiced to support God’s Love. I need to give back. By giving back to God’s Love, we can ensure that God’s Love can continue to cook and deliver more nutritious, individually-tailored meals to people in the NYC metropolitan area who are living with severe illness.”

For more information on "Big Love Weekend," head here and check out the poster below.

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