2016 Support Move This World at A Celebration to Benefit New York Kids

Benefiting: Youth INC
Hosted by:Claire Wampler
The Waldorf Astoria, Grand Ballroom map 301 Park Avenue New York, NY 10022
Goal: $77,000
$77,579 4 101% Complete

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You can't learn when you're afraid.

The National Education Association reports that each day 160,000 students miss school for fear of being bullied. But if students could thrive in a healthy school environment, imagine how educators could unlock the potential of every child.

Move This World (MTW) equips educators and students with the tools to address and ritualize their social, mental, and emotional wellbeing in order to create safe and supportive school climates. Our daily Virtual Tools allow educators and students to actively shape their school culture so that effective teaching and learning can occur.

By partnering with MTW, schools decrease suspensions and incident reports, increase attendance, improve educator morale and retention, and provide students with the necessary skills to succeed in college and the workplace.

Partner schools from 2014-2015 reported a total of:

  • 60% decrease in student suspensions
  • 37% decrease in incidents of conflicts

"I learned how to express my anger in a way that didn't hurt anyone or get me in trouble."-MTW 3rd grader

By supporting MTW you will directly impact 14,500 New York City youth to ritualize and manage their emotional wellbeing so that they are empowered to reach their full potential.


A Celebration to Benefit New York Kids
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
The Waldorf Astoria, Grand Ballroom
New York, NY

6:30 PM – Cocktail Reception and Live Entertainment
7:00 PM – Feature Presentation honoring 14 of New York City's most promising youth-serving nonprofits
7:15 PM – Cocktail Reception and Live Entertainment Continue
9:30 PM – Reception Concludes

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The Celebration Fundraising Training Program

Each year, Youth INC annual "Celebration" fundraising training program provides as many as 14 nonprofits with a coach who trains Executive Leadership and Board Members to more effectively raise funds from individuals and corporations.

Since 1994, Youth INC has:

  • Trained more than 130 nonprofits through "Celebration"
  • Coached Celebration partners to collectively raise $16 million
  • Placed almost 200 corporate professionals as nonprofit board members
  • Directly invested $2 million in capacity building grants

About Youth INC

Youth INC harnesses the energy and talent of New York's brightest minds in business to help high-performing, grassroots organizations deliver opportunities for New York City's children. Our holistic approach, long-term partnerships, and customized programs work in concert with each other to help organizations to achieve sustainable growth.

Your gift to Youth INC for A Celebration to Benefit New York Kids will directly support your chosen nonprofit organization. Your gift does not go towards Youth INC’s operating costs or the costs of producing the gala event. In fact, if your chosen nonprofit achieves their fundraising goal, they are eligible receive more than the amount of your gift.

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