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2023 Annual Gala



On March 9, we were joined by friends and supporters at the Metropolitan Club for our 2023 Annual Gala. Together, we celebrated our work as we raised funds needed to help New York City children, adults, and families overcome adversity. We rely on these generous donors like you to create programs that are effective and create a lasting impact in the lives of New Yorkers who face a wide range of challenges.

Hosts Kemberly Richardson, Emmy Award winning correspondent for WABC 7 New York, and Chuck Nice, Actor & Comedian, joined Rising Ground Board Chair Matt Del  Percio and CEO Alan Mucatel to welcome more than 180 guests to celebrate and contribute to our work. We were delighted to honor OPEN Impact Real Estate co-founders Lindsay Ornstein and Stephen Powers as our 2023 Champion For Children Honorees, before being treated to a special performance by actor and singer Alton Fitzgerald White.

View photos from the Gala here!

Questions about Rising Ground events and supporting Rising Ground? Please contact Manager of Individual Giving Renee Jamerson at [email protected] or 212-437-3528.

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