Philanthropy News | March Charity Events

Another month of philanthropy marches on, and New York City is brimming with opportunity to give back in style. With galas, benefit concerts, luncheons, relay races and more scattered throughout the month, you’ll be sure to find the cause most close to your heart below. Invite your friends and family, and gear up for an event to remember!

31st Annual Tibet House US Benefit Concert

March 3rd, 7:30pm
Carnegie Hall Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage
Tickets: From $35 – $200

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Each year, lauded composer Philip Glass curates the one-of-a-kind Tibet House US Benefit Concert to feature some of the most exciting and legendary names in music. This year, the event will include performances by Carly Simon, Blood Orange, Resistance Revival Chorus and more. Proceeds will benefit Tibet House US, the non-profit educational institution and cultural center dedicated to preserving Tibetan civilization.

Chefs for Kids’ Cancer Gala

March 6th, 6:00pm
Metropolitan West
Tickets: from $1,700

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Join over 50 acclaimed chefs and 400 guests at the 5th Annual Chefs for Kids’ Cancer Gala. With a backdrop of over 50 donated works of art, the night will include a 4-course custom meal and specially designed cookies, plus a live auction. With over $4 million raised to date, the organization is excited for another year of generosity and fun to be had by all.

12th Annual Power of Women to Make a Difference Award Luncheon

March 7th, 11:00am
Cipriani, 110 East 42nd Street
Tickets: from $1,000

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Now in its 12th year, the United Way of New York City’s Women’s Leadership Council’s renowned luncheon honors the achievements of outstanding female leaders who match their professional accomplishments with a dedicated commitment to philanthropy. Proceeds support the organization’s education initiatives, serving thousands of youth each year across the city.

Literacy Partners Evening of Readings & Gala Dinner Dance

March 14th, 6:30pm
Cipriani Wall Street
Tickets: Inquire

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For three decades, the Evening of Readings has succeeded in bringing together corporate leaders from various industries to support the mission of Literacy Partners. Having featured some of the most important writers of our time including Toni Morrison, Stephen King, and John Updike, the gala is consistently a memorable night for all.

2018 Armory NYC Indoor Marathon

March  16th through 18th
Fort Washington Avenue Armory
Tickets: $100

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Presented by NYRR, the 3-day Armory Indoor Marathon is rapidly becoming one of the most anticipated events of the year. Beginning and expert runners alike have the opportunity to run where Olympic gold medalists have run before them, in both individual and relay events. Proceeds benefit Armory College Prep, a program dedicated to sending 100% of its NYC students to college.