(l-r)Michael Nachman, Cheryl Wills, Linda E. Holt, Wells Fargo’s Deborah Smith, Sara E. Moss, and Stephen Grimaldi
Mistress of Ceremonies Cheryl Wills
Cheryl Wills of NY1 served as our Mistress of Ceremonies, welcomed the night’s guests, and announced that Noby Rivera, NYCP Food Programs Associate, would be named NY’er of the week. Instead of showing a video, this year we curated a community parade, which included staff, Pantry members, donors, and supporters to show our guests the integral nature of the Pantry.
The evening also included a digital silent auction, wine wall, and paddle raise. We are happy to share that the evening raised over $705,000 to support the Pantry’s vital work.
The event received photo coverage courtesy of Bill Cunningham in The New York Times, which can be seen here.
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