The Dwelling Place of NY is AWNY’s charity partner for 2017. On October 19, they held their annual Fall Gala, celebrating 40 years on 40th Street, with all proceeds supporting their wonderful work.
AWNY proudly supported the event, filling two tables with AWNY members and guests, as well as contributing to the raffle and silent auctions with over $1,650 in donations.
AWNY committee member and guest on the evening, Tanya McCaw, said the event was “amazing and very well attended”.
“The Dwelling Place clearly have a huge amount of support from the community and local businesses. A special part of the evening was hearing a speech from a woman who had previously lived at the Dwelling Place and has now progressed and returned as a volunteer and mentor – there were a lot of tears when her amazing story was shared with the room,” Tanya said.
The representatives from AWNY were blessed and humbled to be part of this experience and we plan on making our contribution even bigger next year.
Thank you to our generous donors:
|The Daily Edited||Two leather handbags valued at $410 each|
|Jemma Husband||Philosophy cosmetic gift set and Hugo Boss men’s cologne gift set worth $200 each|
|Roses Only||Two boxes of 12 stems roses|
|Royal IT||Hand Made Photo Frame from Angela’s Wimsy|
|Oasis Day Spa||$100 Gift Voucher and $15 discount voucher to everyone attending|
|Julia O’Brien||$125 basket of beauty and spa goodies|
|John Mudd, President of Midtown South Community Council||$100 cash donation|
|Ruby Olive Jewellery||$100 gift voucher|
|Allison Jurjens||$50 Amazon gift voucher|
|Two Hands Cafe||$50 gift voucher|
|Angela Tohl||$30 basket of goodies from Melati Bath and Body|