It’s the beginning of another season, and you know the drill! We’ve compiled a list of some of this summer’s greatest philanthropy events in and around New York City, beginning with June. From luncheons and galas to 5Ks and horse shows, these events are the perfect opportunities to give back to your community and beyond, all while having fun with family and friends.
Cheryl Diamond NYC 5K Schlep: Breast & Ovarian Cancer Annual Run/Walk
Sunday, June 4th
7:30 am check-in, 9:00 am start
Registration: $36 for adults, $18 for kids, free for survivors
Help support the American Friends of Rabin Medical Center on their mission to end breast and ovarian cancer at the Cheryl Diamond NYC 5K Schlep. Each year, the organization works to support one million patients by partnering with hospitals to research innovative medical treatment, raise funds, and promote awareness. Historically, they have raised over $150,000 at this event. Register and run (or walk) to help them beat this target at the 7th Annual!
Women of Inspiration Luncheon
Wednesday, June 7th
The Pierre Hotel, 2 East 61st Street
Ticket price: $300
Join K.I.D.S/Fashion Delivers, Inc. for their 11th Annual Women of Inspiration Luncheon, an event that brings together retailers, manufacturers, foundations, and individuals to provide new merchandise for those impacted by poverty and other tragedy. This year’s luncheon will be hosted by Cheryl Casone, Fox Business Network Anchor, and honor Gaye Dean, Marketing Director for Licensing, Target; Tracy Reese, Fashion Designer; and Lana Todorovich, President, North America Wholesale, Ralph Lauren. Since 1985, the organization has distributed over $1.4 billion of donated goods, both nationwide and overseas.
Partners in Caring Awards Gala
Wednesday, June 7th
The Mandarin Oriental, 80 Columbus Circle
Tickets starting from $750
Join over 400 industry leaders in real estate, business, government, labor, and philanthropy as they celebrate The Bridge’s vital work at the Partners in Caring Awards Gala. The organization works to improve lives through initiatives including housing coordination, mental health and substance abuse treatment, vocational training, job placement, health care, care coordination, and creative arts therapies. Enjoy an evening full of fun and giving back, kicking off with a cocktail reception and followed by dinner and an awards ceremony.
Riesling Without Borders Grand Tasting and Dinner
Wednesday, June 14th
Golden Unicorn Restaurant, 18 East Broadway
Tickets starting from $59
Don’t miss out on this opportunity to sample 175 Rieslings from around the world at the Riesling Without Borders Grand Tasting and Dinner, while raising funds for Wheeling Forward. Founded in 2011 by Alex Elegudin and Yannick Benjamin, Wheeling Forward works to raise funds for the disability programs that benefit those affected by Spinal Cord Injuries who are wheelchair dependent. Ticket options reflect the walk-around tasting ticket, the sit-down dinner ticket, or both.
Stony Hill Stables Foundation Benefit
Saturday, June 24th
268 Town Lane, Amagansett, NY
Tickets starting from $125
Founded in 2012, the Stony Hill Stables Foundation offers scholarship equestrian training for local residents, with an end-goal of promoting equine sports, good sportsmanship, and a healthy, enhancing life experience. The not-for-profit program covers training lessons for a minimum of four months, the lease of a pony or horse, and boarding fees. At the benefit, enjoy cocktails and light fare as well as a dressage exhibition, pony drill team, horseless horse show, and raffle!