NEW YORK, Oct. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Thursday, October 27, 2016, Hearts of Gold will host its 20th annual charity fundraising gala at Capitale, 130 Bowery in New York City. The event will be held from 6:00-10:30 p.m., followed by an after-party. The organization "reimagines the future of homeless mothers and their children, together" – a critical mission as homelessness in New York City has reached record levels.
"Hearts of Gold's ultimate goal is to break the cycle of homelessness among mothers and their children living in the shelter system," said Deborah Koenigsberger, Hearts of Gold's Founder & President. "Since 1994, we've raised more than $10 million to help 21,000 individuals. Join us to celebrate our commitment to empowering the next generation of confident, self-sufficient mothers and children. Together, we will help real families change their lives in 2017."
Emmy Award-winning journalist and producer Soledad O'Brien, and actress, singer and songwriter Rhonda Ross will co-host the black-tie gala, themed "All That Glitters." The event includes a cocktail reception and dinner, a Tracy Reese runway show, and a live auction. Event Chairs are Shelley Schorsch, Nicholas Schorsch, Michael Weil, and Dr. Shirley Madhère-Weil. AR Global, Century 21, Deutsch Inc., Elit by Stolichnaya, and Stolichnaya Premium Vodka are Host Sponsors.
Sponsorship packages begin at $15,000, individual gala tickets begin at $650, and after-party tickets begin at $100. To participate, call (212) 206-1461 or visit http://www.heartsofgold.org/.
About Hearts of Gold: Founded in 1994 and incorporated in 2001 by former model, fashion stylist and owner of Noir et Blanc boutique Deborah Koenigsberger, Hearts of Gold (HoG) is a nonprofit whose mission is to break the cycle of homelessness among mothers and children in the shelter system. HoG and its charitable thrift boutique, the thrifty HoG, have raised $10 million+ for programs focusing on education, life skills, and community. Koenigsberger and her work have appeared in The New York Times, NY1 News, and NBC's Today Show. The organization's celebrity supporters include Amy Carlson, Kirsten Dunst, Edie Falco, Emme, Marcia Gay Harden, Lawrence Konner, Hoda Kotb, Laura Linney, Soledad O'Brien, Malaak Compton Rock, Rhonda Ross, Susan Sarandon, Ivana Trump, Tamara Tunie and Stevie Wonder.
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