Our 2015 Winter Wish Gala was held this week, raising $1.3 million to support our work to reduce substance abuse among adolescents. With more than 400 distinguished guests and friends in attendance, this annual celebration was made possible due to our dedicated volunteers and generous donors, at the historic Gotham Hall in New York City.
The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids is proud to celebrate the people and organizations that make our work possible at our annual Winter Wish Gala event. This November 20, we hope you will join us in an evening that will reflect our vision and “wish” that all young people will be able to live their lives free of drug and alcohol abuse.
New York, NY – October 23, 2014 – The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, a nonprofit dedicated to reducing teen substance abuse and supporting families impacted by addiction, announced new honorees for its 2014 Winter Wish Gala event on Thursday, November 20. These include Wenda Harris Millard, President and COO of MediaLink; and Larry J. Merlo, […]
Our 2013 Winter Wish Gala took place last week, raising $1.95 million to help us support families and teens struggling with substance abuse issues. With 500 distinguished guests and friends, we celebrated our work – made possible due to our dedicated volunteers and generous donors -at the historic Gotham Hall in New York City. Sade Baderinwa […]
We ushered our 10th annual gala into a new decade by unveiling a new name – The Winter Wish Gala – and moving the event to Gotham Hall in New York City. In attendance at the gala, which allowed us to show gratitude to those who support our important work and help us reach families […]
For the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, 2012 was a year full of firsts. From the launch of The Medicine Abuse Project to the unveiling of our new campaign “The Hope Share,” to new tools for parents, grandparents and Hispanic families, we expanded our reach and resources to a wider audience this year. All of our […]
We are excited to announce our upcoming Gala, an event where we gather and show gratitude to those who support us and have been instrumental in helping us reach families in need. Taking place on December 4th, the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids’s 10th annual Gala, newly named The Winter Wish Gala, will be held at […]
the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids welcomes the newest addition to our Development team, Julie Giragosian. Julie will work closely on all of our organization’s special events, including our annual Winter Wish Gala, our upcoming All-Star Tasting event, an exclusive shopping night “Fashion for Hope” and others. Julie joins us from the Gay and Lesbian Alliance […]
This past Tuesday, the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids hosted our 25th Anniversary Gala at the Waldorf=Astoria in New York City, an annual event that allows us to gather and show gratitude to those who support us and have been instrumental in helping us reach families in need. In attendance were more than 550 distinguished guests […]
the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids welcomes Rebecca Moynihan, our new Director of Special Events. Rebecca will focus largely on the organization’s 25th Anniversary Gala, and will also be responsible for developing and implementing a number of new fundraising events. Rebecca hails from England, where she began her career in market research. Most recently, Rebecca worked […]