Champions for Children Annual Gala

The 2011 Champions for Children Awards Dinner is the primary fund raising event for the Council for Unity. The Council for Unity is a not-for-profit organization that has been resolving issues of safety, bias, bullying and gang violence in schools and communities for over 30 years. 2011 Champions for Children Awards Dinner will pay tribute to our Honorees and bring together a diverse audience of corporate and community leaders, educators, entertainers and philanthropists. Proceeds from this event will enable the organization to continue its vital work on behalf of young people.

Join us in honoring

Sean Coffey and Anne Churchill Coffey
Earvin Johnson, Jr., Chairman CEO of Magic Johnson Enterprises
Michael Mulgrew, President of the United Federation of Teachers

Emcee: Tamara Tunie, Actress, Director, Producer

The 2011 Council for Unity Champions for Children Awards Dinner will highlight one CFU School, IS 228 David A. Boody Middle School, and Principal, Dominick D’Angelo. This school, under the leadership of the principal, has taken on the issue of bullying and bias and utilized the curriculum and resources of the Council for Unity to transform the school. The dinner will celebrate the power of creative thinking to address serious problems and design new solutions, which enhance the entire school community.

Wednesday, May 4, 2011
6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

The Harvard Club
35 West 44th Street
New York, NY 10036

Contact:  Adele Gainey at 212-701-9440
Or email:

Levels of Participation

$25,000 - $50,000 President’s Circle - 2 Premier Tables for 10, VIP Reception tickets, prominent recognition in all printed material, recognition from the podium, CFU website recognition
$10,000 Patron - VIP Table for 10, 10 VIP Reception tickets, recognition in all printed materials, CFU website recognition
$5,000 Host Committee - Priority Table for 10, 10 Reception Tickets, CFU website recognition
$1,000 per person, VIP reception
$500  per person

Please RSVP by April 18th.

If paying by check please make checks payable to Council for Unity and send to Gale V. Barrett, Council For Unity,
50 Broadway, Suite 1503, New York, NY 10004

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