Brooklyn, NY, March 07, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- HeartShare Human Services of New York celebrates its 22nd Annual Spring Gala and Auction on Thursday, March 25 at the New York Marriott Marquis in Times Square. It is HeartShare’s premier fundraising event and all proceeds benefit HeartShare’s vital services for nearly 30,000 children, adults and their families throughout New York.
This year’s Gala will honor Charles M. Barrett, Director of Catering Sales, New York Marriott Marquis; Gregory T. Cerchione, Esq., Subin Associates, LLP, George L. Greco, Principal, Midhattan Woodworking Co. and Trustee, NYC District Council of Carpenters and Joiners of America Benefit Funds; and Tamara Tunie, Actress, Director, Producer, and Philanthropist.
The exciting evening features a silent auction of interesting and unique items, awards, and the chance to mingle with celebrities. Among the silent auction items are: vacation getaways, celebrity autographed photos, books and records, tickets to sporting and cultural events, gift certificates to various stores, restaurants and spas, and more.
Table, ticket and journal advertisement packages are available. Already sponsoring the Gala are Bank of America, Prudential Financial, HSBC, Morgan Stanley, and Loeb & Troper along with a host of other businesses and individuals. For more information on HeartShare’s Annual Spring Gala and Auction, please visit www.heartshare.org/gala or call (718) 422-3210.
HeartShare’s wide array of services assist individuals with autism spectrum disorders and other developmental disabilities through numerous programs including education services, adult day programs, residential services, case management, recreation programs, family support services, and health services. It also provides counseling, after-school programs and assistance with foster care and adoption for children and families, supports people affected by HIV/AIDS, and administers energy assistance and cellular service programs. Celebrating its 96th year, HeartShare is proud that nearly 90% of all revenue goes directly to its programs and services. HeartShare is accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Services for Families and Children and is a BBB Accredited Charity. For more information, visit www.heartshare.org or follow at www.twitter.com/heartshare.