Our Past Events

2018 Golf Classic

We would like to extend our sincere gratitude and appreciation for all the participation and support during our 12th Annual Golf Classic for Children on September 17, 2018 at the Village Club of Sands Point.

As always, it was a fun day of championship golf & amazing awards and prizes!

2018 Gala Benefit

Thank you for joining us during our Ay Le Lo Lai Dance of Hope fundraising Gala held on June 21, 2018 at the Tribeca Rooftop. It was a night to remember, full of joy, appreciation, and hope.

 Our 2018 Gala Honorees

Public Service Award

Adriano Espaillat

Congressman of 13th District

The Raúl Juliá Award

Roselyn Sanchez

Actress & Philantropist

Special Recognition Award

Head Starts of Puertp Rico PRFI

2017 Golf Classic

Our 11th Annual Golf Classic was held at the prestigious Village Club of Sands Point on Monday, August 28th,2017. It was a fun day of championship golf, superb food, exciting contests, a quality players gift bag, amazing awards and prizes, high end raffles and an auction. 

2017 Annual Gala

Our 2017 annual fundraising gala was a great success! It was a night to remember, full of joy, appreciation, and hope. Our event took place June 14th at the Tribeca Rooftop. 

Our 2017 Gala Honorees

Advocate Award

Nurys De Oleo

Senior Advisor, 31st District of NY​

The Raúl Juliá Award

Carla Pinza

Author,Producer,Actress

Public Service Award

Ruben Diaz Jr.

Bronx Borough President

 

Media Community Affairs Award

Saundra Thomas

Vice President of Community Affairs- WABC

Special Recognition

Juan Amaya & Family

LNC Toy Drive 2016

This year we were invited to attend the 2016 LNC Toy Drive hosted in partnership with HISPA, The Puerto Rican Family Institute & Strategic Partners at Copacabana NYC on December 13.

With the support of all of those who attended over 1,600 toys were collected to be donated to the children of the Institute's programs. Thanks to Hess we also received a donation of 1000 Hess trucks for children as part of Hispanic Federation partnership.

NY Cares Winter Wishes Program

Thanks to the New York Cares Winter Wishes program we were able to bring a smile to over 400 children and teenagers this year. After writing letters to Santa, all of them were able to get exactly what they wanted for Christmas and their Winter Wishes all became true!

For the children of the Puerto Rican Family Institute, Inc. this Christmas of 2016 was made very special. Coming from families that are not able to provide them with gifts for Christmas, every single gift counted and brought a wonderful smile to those who were able to go home with a gift this year.

2016 Summer Camp at Ballard Farms

Each year with the funds raised during our annual Gala, we are able to sponsor ten girls from various programs at the Puerto Rican Family Institute to attend a summer camp at Ballard Farms.

Because of you, all our friends and sponsors, we are able to provide young girls with this wonderful opporunity to go away to camp for a week. Here they learn to ride horses, go swimming, and enjoy many other outdoor activities.

2016 Gala Benefit

Our 56th annual fundraising gala "Dancing to the Beat of Hope" was filled with magic, dance, hope, and most of all miracles of love and care for others. Our event took place on Wednesday, June 15th, 2016 at The Tribeca Rooftop. Our special guests and honorees for the night were as follows: 

Corporate Chair

Mariano A. Díaz

President, C-Town Supermarket

Co-chair

Geraldo Rivera

Award-winning journalist

Guest of Honor 

Rafael Pi Roman

TV Host/Producer, Thirteen - WNET

 

Master of Ceremonies

Joe Torres

News anchor and reporter, WABC-TV

 

Honorees:

The Raúl Juliá Award:

Sonia Manzano

Author/Actress

 

Public Service Award:

Honorable Gustavo Rivera

New York State Senator

 

Community Service Award:

Rafael Toro

Director of Public Relations, Goya Foods, Inc.

 

Special Recognition:

Angela "Angie" Cabrera
Founding member, Hope for Families and Children Foundation

2016 Golf Classic

Our 10th Annual Golf Classic was held at the prestigious Village Club of Sands Point on Monday, July 25th, 2016. It was a fun day of championship golf, superb food, exciting contests, a quality players gift bag, multiple awards and prizes, high end raffles and an auction. 

CHAIR

Evan Stopol

Jr. Partner, The Garvin Group

CO-CHAIR

The Garvin Group

María Dávila-Peguero

President

Hope for Families and Children Foundation, Inc.

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