A New York Winter's Eve Gala

A New York Winter's Eve 2019

The annual winter gala, A New York Winter's Eve, is Volunteers of America-Greater New York's largest and most important fundraising event of the year. On Monday, December 9, 2019 at The Plaza, guests will join us for an inspiring evening featuring a reception, dinner, and exciting silent and live auctions. Cushman and Wakefield will be honored with The Spirit of the Founders Award for their generous support of our programs. Funds raised from the gala will benefit the more than 80 social service programs run by Volunteers of America-Greater New York that impact the lives of the most vulnerable individuals, families, and children in our community. 

For information about the 2019 Gala, please contact the Development Office at gala@voa-gny.org and (212) 496-4356.

Gala Committee

  • Kira & Andrew Brandman

  • Gerard J. Cunningham

  • Toby Dodd

  • Lou D’Avanzo

  • Kristin Franzese

  • Reginald Goins

  • Tom Johnson

  • Jonathan Krieger

  • David Lebenstein

  • Jeanine Margiano

  • Nila Misra & Ashish Midha

  • Alexandra Rembac

  • John Santora

  • Noa Sklar

  • Lou Switzer

  • Mike Warren & Sam Yang

  • Jake Weinig

Relive a New York Winter's Eve 2018

On December 3, 2018, Volunteers of America-Greater New York held its 23rd annual gala at The Plaza, benefitting its 80 social service programs. Wells Fargo was honored with the 2018 Spirit of the Founders Award for their generous support of Operation Backpack®, and partners Magnus Magnusson of Magnusson Architecture and Planning, PC and Sid Lerman of The Weeks Lerman Group were also recognized for their steadfast year-round support. We were thrilled to welcome back Today Show and Morning Joe co-host Willie Geist as the Master of Ceremonies for the fourth year. And of course, thank you to our generous 2018 benefactors.

View Photos from A New York Winter's Eve 2018

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    A New York Winter's Eve '16

    Featuring 2016 Honorees David Matera and OOH Pitch

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    A New York Winter's Eve '15

    Featuring 2015 Honorees Scott Rechler and Bill Elder of RXR Realty

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