Edward R. Matthews, CEO of ADAPT Community Network, announced today that they will kick off the Holidays with its 8th Annual Santa Project Party on Wednesday, December 6th at the Down Town Association.
The event features entertainment, a silent auction, passed hors d’oeuvres and a selection of wine & champagne.
The Santa Project Party, a benefit for ADAPT Community Network, and will be co-hosted by Tamsen Fadal, eight-time Emmy winning Anchor of PIX 11 News, Host, Broadway Profiles & best-selling Author, along with Mike Woods, Meteorologist, FOX 5’s Good Day New York, and People Magazine’s “Sexiest Anchor Alive.” This marks the fourth consecutive year Tamsen has hosted the Santa Project Party, and the fifth consecutive year for Mike. In addition to a strong showing of support from a diverse young professional crowd, the event expects to draw celebrity guests from fashion, film, television and Broadway.
Co-Chairs of the Santa Project Party this year include Isiah Whitlock Jr., Acclaimed actor, The Wire, Veep, Cars 3, Chips, Survivors Remorse, and Cedar Rapids; Liza Huber, Founder & CEO of Sage Spoonfuls, and award-winning author; Steve Lacy, 5PM and 10PM weekday anchor at FOX 5 News; Teresa Priolo, Emmy winning reporter, and fill in anchor for FOX 5 News; Javier Gomez, Artist, Designer, Maison&Objet Ambassador of the Americas. Featured in BVLGARI, FENDI Casa, People Magazine’s “Sexiest Artist Alive;” and Camilla Barungi, Principal, GreyFire Holding, founder, African Moringa and model of “Project Runway” fame.
The Santa Project Party Committee Members for 2017 include: Tom Doyle, Patrick Hazlewood, Andy Peeke, Michelina Mandarano, and Melanie Mandarano.
“ADAPT is extremely grateful this holiday season for our hosts, sponsors, donors and friends.” says Edward R. Matthews, CEO of ADAPT Community Network, “Their support and concern for our children and families in need is truly exemplifies the spirit and generosity of New Yorkers.”
“I am delighted to co-host the Santa Project Party with Mike Woods,” says Tamsen Fadal. “ADAPT Community Network reaches thousands of families and individuals living with disabilities throughout New York City. I am continually impressed by the scope and magnitude of their programs and ability to positively impact people’s lives.”
“I am thrilled to co-host the 8th Annual ADAPT Community Network Santa Project Party with its longtime supporter Tamsen Fadal says Mike Woods. I am a big supporter of ADAPT and their vital ongoing work to provide programs and services for children, families, and adults living with disabilities.”
The Santa Project Party is on Wednesday, December 6th from 6:30pm – 9:30pm at Down Town Association; 60 Pine St, New York, NY 10005 Individual tickets are $125 dollars and sponsorship opportunities are now available.