Giving

New Yorkers give back through donations, galas, cocktails and sales

Happy Thanksgiving!

Thu, November 26, 2020
United States families often travel to be together on Thanksgiving Day

Giving Tuesday

Tuesday, December 1, 2020
UNIVERSAL ~ Giving is the natural currency of the universe. The tradition was started by New York City’s 92nd Street Y. Check our list of NYC cultural organizations who deserve your support because they support you.


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Previous Giving Opportunities

Colombian Parade NYC 2019 ~ Desfile Colombiano New York ¡Cafeteros!

GALA Friday, July 26, 2019
PARADE & FESTIVAL Sunday, July 28, 2019
JACKSON HEIGHTS, Queens ~ New York City’s celebration of our Colombian heritage includes a wreath laying, gala, parade and street fair after party

National Puerto Rican Day Parade 2019 Gala at Chelsea Piers

Friday, June 7, 2019
CHELSEA, NYC ~ Mix and mingle with leaders of NYC’s Puerto Rican community, support scholarships and dance to La India

Ballet Nepantla ‘Valentina’ Gala at 26 Bridge

DUMBO, BROOKLYN, Fri, Mar 22, 2019, Mexican contemporary ballet gala fundraiser ~ Support this young dance company who explores being “nepantla” (in-between) with grace and beauty

5,000 years at the Winter Antiques Show at the Park Avenue Armory

UPPER EAST SIDE, Opening night Thu, Jan 17, Show Jan 18-27, 2019, daily ~ African, French, Haitian, Italian, Mexican, Puerto Rican and Spanish antiques, art and design. The show benefits East Side House Settlement which provides educational programs to families in the South Bronx and Upper Manhattan.
# antiques fair bronx philanthropy

The Salon Art + Design Fair 2018 is a matter of taste

November 8 – 12, 2018
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PREVIEW, November 8
Nathalie and Laura de Gunzburg
Benefits Dia Art Foundation
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Park Avenue Arrmory
Upper East Side, Manhattan
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Historic, modern and contemporary furniture and groundbreaking design

Fashion donated by celebs, socialites & designers benefits Women Together

November 8, 2018, Thursday
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Museum of Arts and Design
Midtown, Manhattan
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This sale of gently or never used items donated from NYC women’s wardrobes benefits social development in Colombian, Dominican and Mexican artisanal communities by Women Together
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FREE

Mercado Global Fashion Forward Celebration 2018

November 1, 2018, Thursday
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Bowery Hotel
East Village, Manhattan
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Join:
Karla Martinez de Salas, Editor-in-Chief of Vogue Mexico & Latin America,
Yael Aflalo, Founder of Reformation,
Alida Boer, Philanthropist & Entrepreneur,
in helping rural Guatemalan women become entrepreneurs

TEFAF New York Fall 2018 at the Park Avenue Armory

OPENING NIGHT PREVIEW
October 26, 2018, Friday
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FAIR
October 27 – 31, 2018
Sunday – Wednesday
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Park Avenue Armory
Upper East Side, Manhattan
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New York society loves the Fall New York edition of Europe’s leading antiques fair. It focuses on fine and decorative art from antiquity to 1920.

World Monuments Fund Hadrian Gala 2018

October 23, 2018 ~ The World Monuments Fund (WMF) honored Prince Amyn Aga Khan of Afghanistan and Dr. Eusebio Leal Spengler of Cuba at the Hadrian Gala in the Rainbow Room atop Rockefeller Center. Puerto Rican artist Tony Bechara spoke with us about nominating Old San Juan as a world monument.

Casita Maria Fiesta 2018 (Photos)

PLAZA HOTEL, MIDTOWN, Tue, October 16, 2018 ~ Jacqueline Weld Drake, Dayssi Olarte De Kanavos, Carlos Souza & Mary Snow support youth education in the South Bronx, Harlem & East Harlem

Dominican Day Parade 2018 Gala

Dance the night away with Dominican community leaders.
Terrace on the Park
Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens
Friday, August 10, 2018

Ecuadorian Parade ~ Desfile Ecuatoriano de New York ~ Arts Fair

Sunday, August 5, 2018
JACKSON HEIGHTS, Queens ~ The Ecuadorian Parade on Northern Blvd is NYC’s big Ecuadorian festival
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Sunday, August 12, 2018
FLUSHING MEADOWS CORONA PARK, Queens ~ The Ecuadorian Arts Fair is in the Hall of Science

Peruvian Parade 2018 ~ Desfile Peruano

Sunday, July 29, 2018
PASSAIC & PATERSON, New Jersey ~ The biggest Peruvian festival in the U.S. includes a street fair and a parade

2018 National Puerto Rican Day Parade Gala features salsero Ismael Miranda

Sheraton New York Times Square
Midtown, Manhattan
Friday, June 8, 2018

Surgeons of Hope Art Exhibition & Benefit, World Trade Center auction

Help Surgeons of Hope provide free heart surgery to children with heart disease in developing countries.
New York Academy of Sciences
World Trade Center
Financial District, Manhattan
Thursday, April 12, 2018

Dance Theatre of Harlem Black Classical Ballet at New York City Center

Wed-Sat, April 4, 6, 7, 2018
MIDTOWN, NYC ~ Amazing African-American, Brazilian & Puerto Rican dancers at New York City Center

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Fall 2017

New York City Center
Midtown, Manhattan
Wednesday – Sunday
November 29 – December 31, 2017

Arte de La Borinqueña is an exhibition about the Puerto Rican superhero

Oct 4, 2017-Jan 6, 2018
HUNTS POINT, The Bronx ~ The art of the first Puerto Rican superhero at Casita Maria Gallery

New York City Ballet Fall 2017

David H. Koch Theater
Lincoln Center
Tuesday – Sunday
September 19 – October 15, 2017

American Ballet Theatre Fall 2017

David H. Koch Theater
Lincoln Center
Tuesday – Sunday
October 18 – 29, 2017

Dominican Day Parade Gala

Meet NYC’s Dominican leaders
Dyker Beach Golf Club
Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn
Friday, August 11, 2017