NEW YORK GET IN THE GAME GALA 2017
Playworks will rock (and paper and scissors) at our annual Get in the Game Gala, featuring games, cocktails, a live auction, special guests and more, at Tribeca Rooftop in New York City on May 8, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. This year’s event will celebrate the inspiring leadership of Dr. Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation President Emerita and Adviser to the President.
Third Annual New York Get in the Game Gala
Monday, May 8, 2017
Most Inspiring Leadership Award
Dr. Risa Lavizzo-Mourey
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation President Emerita and Adviser to the President
Most Valuable Principal
Teunis G. Bergen Elementary Public School 9, Brooklyn, New York
2 Desbrosses Street
New York, NY 10013
6:30 p.m. Cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and games
7:30 p.m. Program and awards
8:15 p.m. Live auction
8:45 p.m. Entertainment, dinner and games
Festive cocktail attire
ABOUT GET IN THE GAME
Playworks Get in the Game is our fun and impactful series of signature fundraising events that transports guests from the ballroom to the playground, and has cumulatively raised more than $4 million for our critical programs. Funds raised at the event will support the expanding efforts of Playworks to bring the power of play to every girl and boy in New York and beyond. For a glimpse of the remarkable scope of our past events, please see photos below or visit www.playworks.org/gignyc2016. For information about available participation opportunities, please contact Playworks Executive Director Kim McCall at email@example.com.
Playworks is the leading national nonprofit leveraging the power of play to transform children’s social, emotional and physical health. In the 2016-17 school year, Playworks will reach 900,000 students at 1,800 schools in 23 U.S. cities directly and through professional training services. We are changing the educational experience and school culture by leveraging the power of safe, fun, and healthy play at school every day. We create a place for every kid on the playground to feel included, be active, and build valuable social and emotional skills. Our vision is for 3.5 million kids in 7,000 elementary schools nationwide to experience safe and healthy play every day by 2020.
For information on sponsorship opportunities:
For information about available participation opportunities, please contact Kim McCall at firstname.lastname@example.org.
FOUR SQUARE PHENOM
DOUBLE DUTCH DYNAMO
Paul Teti, Normandy Real Estate Partners
Deborah and Ted Brodheim
Roni and Jonathan Foster