Philanthropy News | February Charity Events

February may be a short month, but there’s no shortage of opportunity to give back to the worthy cause of your choice. As always, we are here to help guide you in the right direction! Break out your dancing shoes and ice skates, and enjoy the following round-up of philanthropic events in NYC!

1. The Real Deal’s Laughs & Toasts

February 7th, 6:30-9:30pm
Guastavino’s, 409 East 59th Street

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Join CBRE’s Stephen Siegel, Cushman & Wakefield’s Bruce Mosler and top industry luminaries at this evening of fun! Designed to raise funds for the Gift of Life Marrow Registry, an international bone marrow and stem cell registry, the event is a must-attend for all in the industry. Follow the link to find out more information about ticketing and pricing.

2. 24th Annual Skate with the Greats

February 16th, 6:00-8:30pm
The Rink at Rockefeller Center

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Ronald McDonald House New York’s 24th Annual Skate with the Greats offers the unique opportunity to skate alongside NHL’s New York Rangers Alumni. All attendees can also participate in auctions featuring sought-after sports memorabilia and get their favorite players’ autographs. Proceeds benefit the Ronald McDonald House New York’s mission of providing care for families with children battling cancer.

3. Let Your Heart Dance

February 17th, 7:30pm-12:30am
The Hilton Garden Inn, 1100 South Avenue, Staten Island

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Break out your dancing shoes for a great cause this month. Presented by the CAF New Jersey Chapter of the Cooley’s Anemia Foundation, “Let Your Heart Dance” is a celebration of life and love in support of thalassemia medical research. Now in its 30th year, the event features a cocktail reception, a seated dinner and of course, dancing! Tickets are $125 per person.

4. The Seventh Annual Gold Gala

February 24th, 9:00pm-1:00am
The Bowery Hotel, 335 Bowery

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St Jude Children’s Research Hospital’s seventh annual event brings together New York City’s leading philanthropists for an evening of dancing and fundraising. With $650,000 raised to date, the gala helps ensure that families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food, so they can remain focused on their child. Tickets begin at $185, and sponsorship opportunities range from $1,500 to $20,000.

5. The Boys’ Club of New York Winter Luncheon

February 26th, 11:30am-2:00pm
583 Park Avenue

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The Women’s Board of the Boys’ Club of New York is proud to host the Winter Luncheon, featuring a talk by Thomas L. Friedman, Pulitzer┬áPrize-winning New York Times columnist and best-selling author. The BCNY strives for the highest quality of services for its members, seeking to create a safe and supportive environment for them to grow and succeed. Tables range between $500 to $15,000.