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Rising Ground’s Fall Benefit at Bowery Hotel to Celebrate Work that Transforms Lives
September 14, 2022 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Rising Ground – one of New York’s oldest human service organization’s – will hold its 2022 Fall Benefit to celebrate its transformative work that helps New York City children, adults, and families overcome adversity. Always a heartwarming feature of a Rising Ground event will be the personal stories shared by the individuals who help empower lives by this award-winning nonprofit’s innovative programs to overcome adversity.
Proceeds raised at the Fall Benefit will go directly toward programming to help support early childhood programs, foster care, adoption, healthcare, mental health, juvenile justice, and programs for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The evening includes a chance to meet some of the New Yorkers Rising Ground supports, a silent auction, the music of the Greg Ruvolo Quintet, food and drinks.
About Rising Ground
Rising Ground, which changed its name in 2018 from Leake & Watts, is a leading nonprofit human services organization, currently operating more than 50 programs at sites across all New York City boroughs and Westchester County, and employing a workforce of nearly 1,600 people. Daily, it provides children, adults, and families with the resources and skills needed to rise above adversity and positively direct their lives. Rising Ground won the prestigious New York Community Trust Nonprofit Excellence Award in 2014. Founded as an orphanage in 1831, Rising Ground has been at the forefront of supporting evolving community needs and has become a leader in utilizing result-driven, evidence-based practices. Today, the organization’s work is a positive force in the lives of more than 25,000 children, adults, and family members. For more information, visit RisingGround.org.