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2nd Annual Benefit: HEROES OF HOPE

(Name of Location: The Loeb Boathouse in Central Park)

This fantastic event will benefit men and women across New York City with histories of HIV/AIDS, substance abuse, incarceration, and behavioral health challenges. We have been helping underserved and at-risk individuals for close to 30 years, and with your help, we will continue to empower people to reclaim their lives.

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Location and Arrival Information

The Loeb Boathouse in Central Park

Park North Drive, East 72nd Street, 10021



It will be held on Thursday, November 21, 2019 at The Loeb Boathouse in Central Park, Park North Drive, East 72nd Street 10021.

80% of the proceeds will benefit EXPONENTS’ Programs and Services and 20% will go towards Administration.

Men and women come in everything from business suits to cocktail dresses. There are a few men who like to wear their tuxedos, and that is fine.

We do everything that we can to accommodate all seating requests. We encourage guests to email your guest list to Patrice Bocci at of those individuals with whom they would like to sit with.

The cost of a general ticket to the Gala is $350 per person.

The festivities begin at 6:00 p.m. with a silent auction and cocktail reception. At 7:15 p.m. the Silent Auction closes, and we move up to the banquet room where we will begin the program and serve dinner. Immediately following dinner is the live auction.

For our First Annual Benefit in 2018,  the official activities of the event end by 10:00 p.m. Dancing may continue until 10:30 p.m.

We will have a DJ who will play music during dinner; when the live auction and festivities end, there will be music and dancing for those who are interested. No pressure.

Yes. If you would like to purchase your gala tickets on-line click here.

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