Philanthoropy News | Five Fall Philanthropy Events

Fall in New York City provides plenty of options for a night out. As fashion week fizzles out towards the end of the month, a light is shed on the city’s philanthropy events. The months to come offer events that hit close to the city’s heart such as City Harvest Bid Against Hunger to world wide causes like building schools in Africa. Whether you choose to get active at the 39th Avon Walk for Breast Cancer or taste food from over 70 NYC chefs for City Harvest, this fall season makes it easy to give back.

1. AFTD Hope Rising Gala

Thursday, September 29th at 6pm

Image courtesy theaftd.org
Image courtesy theaftd.org

The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration is the leading nonprofit working to help and cure people affected by FTD, the most common form of dementia for people under 60. This years gala is in honor of David Zaslav, President & Chief Executive Officer of Discovery Communications and will feature Tony Award Winner Kelli O’Hara.

For more information and tickets click here. 

2. City Harvest Bid Against Hunger

Thursday, October 6th

Image courtesy giving.cityharvest.org
Image courtesy giving.cityharvest.org

The 22nd annual Bid Against Hunger promises to be an exceptional culinary experience, featuring tastings from over 70 of the city’s restaurants and chefs. Guests will have the opportunity to bid on exclusive, one-of-a-kind items in the live and silent auctions.

For more information and tickets click here.

3. Avon Walk For Breast Cancer

Saturday, October 15th through Sunday, 16th

Image courtesy avon39.org/new-york/
Image courtesy avon39.org/new-york/

Join the 207,000 that have already conquered 39.2 miles of terrain with the goal of taking down breast cancer. The Walk to End Breast Cancer has raised $550,000,000 thus far to fund research, awareness, education and support for families currently battling breast cancer. The New York City chapter will travel through the Upper West and East Sides, Downtown and across the Brooklyn Bridge.

For more information and to register click here.

4. 14+ Foundation

Thursday, October 6th at 6pm

Image courtesy 14plusfoundation.org
Image courtesy 14plusfoundation.org

Based right here, in NYC the 14+ Foundation is a non-profit whose mission is to develop, build and operate schools and orphanages in rural African communities. Join the cause at 199 Bowery on October 6th for it’s annual cocktail benefit.

For more information and tickets click here.

5. Angel Ball

Monday, November 21st

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Image courtesy gabrielleangels.myshopify.com

The annual Angel Ball for cancer research, known for its live entertainment and celebrity participants, honors individuals who have made significant humanitarian and philanthropic contributions in support of cancer research. Last years ball hosted by Alicia Quarles raised $3.6M for cancer research.

For more information and tickets click here.