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Housing Works 15th Annual Design on a Dime Benefit: Groundbreaker Awards Dinner
April 24, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 10:00 PMFree
Housing Works will hold its seventh annual Groundbreaker Awards Dinner at the Metropolitan Pavilion on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. This year’s honorees include:
Portia de Rossi, Founder & CEO, General Public
Inaugural Recipient of the Design Entrepreneur Award
Jim Shreve, President and CEO of BACCARAT, North America
Darren Walker, President of Ford Foundation
Opening remarks by Don Lemon, Anchor, CNN Tonight with Don Lemon.
Dinner Chairs include; Douglas Friedman, Sandra Lee, Charlotte Moss, and Jeffrey Seller & Josh Lehrer.
The Groundbreaker Awards comes one day before Housing Works’ popular Design on a Dime Opening Night Reception on April 25th, which is now in its 15th year. This charity benefit brings together over 70 top interior designers who create unique vignettes all from donated merchandise coming, collectively, from over 300 charitable home décor brands. Proceeds from Design on a Dime and the Groundbreaker Awards Dinner go toward the nonprofit’s supportive housing, lifesaving services, and advocacy efforts to bring social justice to marginalized New Yorkers and people living with HIV/AIDS.