Brooklyn, NY, March 02, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- Spring is coming and so is HeartShare’s Annual Spring Gala and Auction. Being held on Thursday, March 24 at 5:30 pm, this year’s Gala will be a night to remember. As HeartShare’s premiere fundraising event, the proceeds will benefit more than 25,000 at-risk children and adults in need of vital services.
Being held at the New York Marriott Marquis in Times Square, HeartShare is proud to honor: Mark C. Healy, President and CEO of American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, LLC., Vincent Theurer, Sr., President of Approved Oil Company of Brooklyn; Lorraine M. Tozzo, President of The Genie Foundation; and Robert S. Woods, Emmy-award winning actor of One Life to Live.
Traditionally, this has been a fun and exciting evening, featuring a 400-item silent auction of interesting and unique items that fit everyone’s tastes and budgets, awards and the chance to mingle with celebrities. Among the silent auction items are: vacation getaways, access to some not-so-accessible fun places, celebrity autographed photos and sports memorabilia, tickets to sporting and cultural events, gift certificates to various stores, restaurants and spas, and more.
Table, ticket and journal advertisement packages are available. For more information on HeartShare’s Annual Spring Gala and Auction, please visit www.heartshare.org/gala or call (718) 422-3210.
Celebrating its 97th year, HeartShare is a nonprofit organization that assists more than 25,000 New Yorkers. Its 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 to children and families, supports people affected by HIV/AIDS, and administers low-income energy assistance programs. 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 on Facebook or Twitter.