Celebrate! 2023

40 Years of Hope & Homes

In 2023 Jericho Project celebrated its 40th anniversary during its annual gala and awards ceremony. Celebrate! 2023: 40 Years of Hope and Homes took place on Wednesday, May 10th at City Winery located at Pier 57.

The 2023 event honored Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP for their extraordinary support of Jericho’s mission throughout its 40-year history. To honor this partnership, Jericho presented Cravath with the Legacy Award.

Additionally, honored was Con Edison for their long-standing support of Jericho’s programming. For over 20 years, Con Edison provided funding for Jericho’s Workforce Opportunities Initiative which provides employment readiness and placement services to hundreds of veterans and young adults each year.

Lastly, Jericho honored Cara Eisen, long-time Jericho Project Board Member, Board Secretary and friend. 

Thank You to Our Individual Sponsors


Off the Streets

Mimi and Michael Boublik


On With Life

Debbie and Mark Kopinski

Joel M. Cohen and Karyn Zieve

Helen and Edward Hintz

Cara Eisen and Gil Forer


Home to Stay 

Chrissy Armstrong and Ben Nickoll

Toks Afolabi-Ajayi and Brian Koehler

Kevin and Eva Dirkse

The Eisen Family

Jerome Menifee

Michael and Kristen Reed

The Rukin Family

Murray Smith and Claire McNamara



Emily and Gil Raviv



Aditi Deeg

Tom Scazzafavo

Simon Bound




Friends of Jericho 


Stephen Penwell

Senator Pressler

Laura Palantone and Danny Smith

Catherine Eubanks

Laura Michener

Ronald Connelly

James Hendon

Marina Irony

Aimee Park

Nathalie Rubens

Melvin Brosterman

Elizabeth Garland

Joe Logan

Burton and Sarina Gwirtzman

Daniel Costello

Tanya Soohoo

Ellen Cohen

Wendy and Paul Delaney

Margot and Charlie Moore

Karuna Mehta

Yaniv Eisen

Danielle Bello

Derek Vasquez

Andrew Shore

Katie and Seth Hendon

Sarah Larson

Katherine Forrest

Omar Wohabe

Kathryn Van Sickle

Karen Wharton

Dr. David Bear

Jennifer Reingold

Andrew and Rachel Eisen

Celebrate! 2022

Past Events 1This year, Jericho Project’s Annual Gala celebrated 39 years of work to end homelessness in New York City and honored our Veteran residents. 

Celebrate! 2022 was hosted at the historic Edison Ballroom and emceed by Erica Byfield of NBC 4 New York. 

Morgan Stanley was honored for their extraordinary support of Jericho’s Veterans Initiative, alongside Michael Reed, Jericho’s long-time Board Treasurer, for his commitment to ending homelessness in our great city and beyond. 

The event was a great success with all of the money raised going to build impactful programs and support for veterans, families, and young adults.

Board Honoree, Michael Reed

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Emcee, Erica Byfield of NBC 4 New York

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Live Music by A Lua Alicia

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Our Celebrate! 2022 program featured a live performance by the band A Lua Alicia! A Lua Alicia features guitar, bass and percussion, led by singer and former Jericho Project Board Member Christine Armstrong!


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Thank You to Our Individual Sponsors

On With Life

Debbie and Mark Kopinski

Karyn and Joel Cohen

Home To Stay

Mimi and Michael Boublik

Helen and Edward Hintz

Zach Buchwald

Kristin and Michael Reed

Simon Bound


Cecilia and Douglas Gschwind

Jerome Menifee

Murray Smith

Patricia and Alex Farman-Farmaian

Marie-France and Rene Kern

Cara Eisen 

Friends of Jericho

Michelle Balfour and Raffiq Nathoo

Thomas Henderson

Patty and Schuyler Winter

Marjorie and Michael Stern

Karin and Paul Kingsley

Elizabeth Garland

Justin Lee

Laura Palantone and Danny Smith

Joseph Marger

Michael Boyd

Nancy and Ken Stein

Barbara Sievert

Alan Gelband

Joseph Ozalas

Elsa and Peter Jacobsen

Ming Wang

Chelsea Gratz

Feisal Afzal

Audrey Wilken

An Evening of Inspiration and Hope:
Jericho Project Celebrates Tori Lyon’s 25 Years of Leadership

Virtual Gala Save the Date 2021

Jericho Project’s Virtual Gala honoring CEO Tori Lyon’s 25 Years of Leadership raised over $230,000 towards supporting housing and employment and wellness services. View the program, emceed by NBC 4 New York’s Natalie Pasquarella, with testimonials, comedy and a Broadway rendition of Rent, HERE

Virtual Gala Corporate Sponsors

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Individual Sponsors

Alan Lyon
Amie Gross Architects
Anastasia Vournas
Andrea Cuvelier
Artec Construction and Development Corp.
Borah Goldstein
Bright Power
Bruno and Mary Ann Quinson
Cara Eisen
Cheever Development
Chris Stern Hyman
Cognitive Therapy For Women Ps
Colin Campbell
Dawn Trachtenberg
Deborah C. Van Eck
Devine Partners, LLC
Edward & Helen Hintz
EP Engineering
Geltrude & Company, LLC
Jerome Menifee
Jennifer Reingold
Joel Cohen

Julie Therese Wroble
Karen B. Adam
Karen Manheimer
Karen Wharton
Karin and Paul Kingsley
Kristen & Michael Reed Family Foundation
Louis and Blair Rosenfeld
Marjorie Stein
Mark Kopinski
Mimi Boublik
Nathalie Rubens
Reverend Jay Holland Gordon
Richman Housing Resources LLC
Robert Levy
Samantha Moore
Sarina Gwirtzman
Simon Bound
Stephen Penwell
The Hudson Companies, Inc.
The Signature B&B Companies
Wells Fargo
Wohabe Law Offices LLP

Celebrate! 2019 

Celebrating 36 Years of Ending Homelessness

Thank you to everyone who joined us at our annual Celebrate! 2019 event. We also would like to share our gratitude to those who also provided us with a donation who were unable to attend. Your support directly benefits vulnerable New Yorkers in need of stable housing and other supportive services.

With Gratitude
Stefan Holt, News Anchor, WNBC-TV for serving as the Master of Ceremonies for the second year in a row and for the news segment below.
Simone Joye Eford, Chief Development and Communications Officer and the Development Team 
Lynthia Romney of Romney Public Relations
Jericho’s Young Professional Council (YPC) Members

View Celebrate! 2019 Pics

Day of Action 2018



Please enjoy the Fox 5 news clip below and photos from the #JerichoDayofAction2017 and #JerichoDayofAction2018 volunteer projects at our eight sites throughout New York City, as well as stories from two of the many clients whose lives you have touched. We encourage you to share within your networks and continue taking a stand in the fight against homelessness in 2018 and beyond.

Thank you again for your support and partnership. We look forward to collaborating and continuing our work together in the future.