NYSPCC Annual Spring Benefit at Tao Downtown
Thursday, May 12, 2016
8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
369 West 16th Street (@ 9th avenue)
On Thursday, May 12, 2016, from 8 to 11 PM, The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children’s (The NYSPCC) dedicated Junior Committee will host its annual Spring Benefit at Tao Downtown. Sponsored by Golden Door, the evening will feature signature cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, along with a silent auction of highly sought after items and experiences.
Guests can bid on silent auction items such as a Versace designer item, tickets to One World Observatory and dinner, Metropolitan Opera orchestra seats and champagne, classes at Barry’s Bootcamp, Equinox membership, and tickets toNBC’s Late Night with Seth Meyers show. The money raised from the auctioned items will be donated to help fund the agency’s programs.
The NYSPCC, the world’s first child protection agency, founded in 1875, holds its annual Junior Committee Spring Benefit to raise vital funding for its services and programs. The Junior Committee has been an important part of The NYSPCC since 2005.
Last Month, The NYSPCC hosted their annual Spring Luncheon in Manhattan with Executive Director Dr. Mary L. Pulido, Drew Barrymore and influential guests who are dedicated to helping end child abuse. The event helped raise over $300,000 for the agency’s Trauma Recovery Program and was featured in The New York Times, New York Daily News, New York Post, The Hollywood Reporter, People Magazine, CBS New York, Entertainment Tonight, New York Social Diary andDaily Mail.
The NYSPCC’s unique work serves as a model for child welfare agencies across the nation. Since its founding, The NYSPCC has investigated more than 650,000 cases on the behalf of over two million children and has educated over 46,000 professionals on how to identify and report child abuse and neglect.
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