Soiree for Play at Greenwich Project NYC

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Please join us for the Playworks New York / New Jersey 2nd Annual Soirée for Play

February 2015 – more details to follow!

Greenwich Project
47 West 8th Street, NYC
Hosted by Lauren and Scott Kelly

Soirée for Play is a cocktail recess and fundraiser for Playworks NewYork / New Jersey designed to get you in the game. Enjoy festive cocktails, fun conversation, and friendly competition, while engaging with Playworks coaches and students in games like Roshambo Rockstar, Partner to Partner, Up-Stop-Go, and much more!

Funds raised will support healthy, inclusive, and developmental play for more than 32,000 children in nearly 100 New York and New Jersey urban schools.

Ticket Levels

Individual Ticket: $75 per person

Teacher/Educator Ticket: $35 per person

Sponsorship Levels

Playground Sponsor:  $5,000

Sports League Sponsor:  $2,500

Junior Coach Sponsor:  $1,000

Recess Hero Sponsor:  $500

 

Sponsors receive recognition in event materials and on the website, along with 10 event tickets.


Please contact Melba at (973) 348-9169 with questions.

Note:  Festive and playful attire recommended. You will not receive a printed ticket. All reservations will be held at the door. Your contribution is tax deductible less $30 per ticket; donations are 100 percent tax deductible. Playworks is a 501(c)(3) organization.

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