September 21, 2017 under Image Gallery

Lift Up NYC: An Evening Under the Stars

On Tuesday, September 19, 2017, supporters, partners and friends of the nonprofit, faith and business communities came together for an intimate cocktail benefit, Lift Up NYC: An Evening Under the Stars, at Tom Colicchio’s RiverPark. Guests enjoyed live music from the Rakiem Walker Project band, food and drinks in celebration of FPWA’s social justice and poverty fighting work at New York’s city and state levels.

FPWA CEO and Executive Director Jennifer Jones Austin and Faith In New York Executive Director and recent FPWA Faith and Justice Fellow Onleilove Alston shared powerful words that informed and inspired guests in attendance to support the work ahead to help New Yorkers in need to become economically stable and self-sufficient.

Treat yourself to special moments from the evening’s festivities captured in the photos below.


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