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Thursday, November 06, 2014
United Neighborhood Houses (UNH) hosted its Annual New Yorkers Who Make a Difference Benefit on October 21st. The event, which gathered 400 supporters to Tribeca Three Sixty, raised $640,000 to help UNH support settlement houses and New Yorkers in need throughout the city.
This year’s New Yorkers Who Make a Difference Honorees were Jack Krauskopf and Stanley S. Litow. Krauskopf’s award was presented by Steve Banks, Commissioner of the Human Resources Administration, and Litow’s award was presented by Lorie Slutsky, President of the New York Community Trust. The program was emceed by Michelle Yu of SNY, and featured a special vocal performance by the students of the Union Settlement Rising Stars After School Program at PS 112. Golden benefactors included Paul Balser and Paula Del Nunzio, EmblemHealth, Judy and Lew Kramer, Ruth and Sid Lapidus, and Lois and Arthur Stainman.
“UNH is grateful for the support of our foundation, corporate, and individual donors that makes our work possible. With this, we will continue to serve as a voice for our member agencies and for our New York City neighbors,” said Nancy Wackstein, UNH Executive Director.
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Friday, November 04, 2011
UNH would like to thank all the wonderful supporters who made the UNH Benefit on October 26th a great success, raising $600,000 to help UNH support settlement houses and New Yorkers in need throughout our great city. Special thanks to this year's New Yorkers Who Make a Difference: Alain Kodsi and Rachel Foster and The Clark Foundation, our emcee Michelle Yu (SNY), and our Golden Benefactors including Paul Balser and Paula Del Nunzio, EmblemHealth, Judy and Lew Kramer, Ruth and Sid Lapidus, and
Lois and Arthur Stainman and all those who supported and attended our special event. We welcomed 400 people to Tribeca Three Sixty on a beautiful NYC night.
Many supporters and friends took part in the UNH video project which was filmed by our wonderful volunteers Hector Cardenas, Vic Sorvino, and Jay Yorke from VIACOM. We look forward to sharing the edited event video with you soon. In the meantime, please view pictures from the benefit. Have photos or stories you want to share? Post them on our Facebook page.
Again, we thank you for your partnership as we work to strengthen New York City's neighborhoods at a very challenging time for those struggling to succeed.