Showing posts from May, 2016

Non-Profit Spotlight: Broadway Cares Equity Fights AIDS

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is one of the nation's leading industry-based HIV/AIDS fundraising and grant-making organizations. They fund the social service programs of The Actors Fund and award grants to AIDS and family service organizations in all 50 states. Anyone who has ever attended a Broadway show has had the experience of the fundraising ask from a cast member(s) for the benefit of Broadway Cares/ Equity Fights AIDS. We are given a brief description of the life-saving work of Broadway Cares/ Equity Fights AIDS and are gently asked to contribute to the red bucket volunteers on the way out of theaters along the great white way. As we drop a five, ten or a twenty on the way out we hope it eases someone’s pain or helps someone’s quality of life. The words every dollars makes a difference is not just a saying at BC/EFA; it is actionable. BC/EFA helps lessen the suffering of those in the theater community affected by critical health issues including but not lim

NYC Pride 2016 Luminaries Brunch

NYC Pride is excited to open the Pride Luminaries Brunch to the public!  Also, NGLCCNY , the business voice of NY’s LGBT community, is proud to once again partner with NYC Pride on this special event celebrating those leaders committed to making NYC the best place to live and work. Traditionally an invite only event, the Pride Luminaries Brunch is branching out to become the official NYC Pride kick-off event of Pride Week .  Now entering its fourth year, dress to impress and help us celebrate business leaders that have made an impact on LGBT equality in the workplace for 2016.  Join industry insiders, media mavens, and proud politicians for what will be the brunch affair of the season. This event is outdoors at The Garden at the David Burke Restaurant surrounding lush greenery overlooking lower Manhattan. What: NYC Pride Luminaries Brunch Where: The Garden @ David Burke Restaurant 23 Grand Street - New York, NY 10013 When: Sunday, June 19 - 12PM - 4PM