Date: 09/29/2010 Time: 06:00 pm - 09:00 pm
The Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City will host its 7th Annual Fete de Swifty benefit on Wednesday, September 29, 2010, from 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM, on East 73rd Street (between Lexington & Third Avenues in Manhattan). Proceeds from the event will benefit the New York City Family Justice Center Initiative, a unique public/private program administered by the Mayor’s Office to Combat Domestic Violence. This year, the event will also benefit the New York City Housing Authority’s Early Childhood programs, which provide children in NYCHA public housing communities with high-quality early care and learning opportunities for overall child development, and school and lifelong success.
This year, Mary J. Blige, Tim Gunn, Mariska Hargitay, Nicole Kidman, John Starks, Steve Stoute and Malik Yoba are serving as the honorary chairs of the event, which was founded by Liz Smith.
Fete de Swifty’s combination of street fair and cocktail party has been a unique event in New York City since 2004. Over that time, Fete has raised critical funds to support the New York City Family Justice Center Initiative of the Mayor’s Office to Combat Domestic Violence. This innovative program enables victims to meet with a prosecutor, speak with a trained counselor, and apply for housing and financial assistance in just one visit while their children play safely. Providing services in one location with partnering City agencies and community providers increases the effectiveness of service delivery to help break the cycle of violence. The Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City serves as the umbrella not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) organization for the City of New York. For more information on the event, the public can visit: http://www.nyc.gov/fund.
What: SEVENTH ANNUAL FETE DE SWIFTY BENEFIT
Where: East 73rd Street (entrance at 73rd and Lexington Avenue)
When: Wednesday, September 29, 2010
6:00 PM until 9:00 PM
Rain or shine
PRICE: Tickets start at $175/per person Address:
East 73rd Street (entrance near 73rd and Lexington Avenue)