An Evening of Inspiration and Hope:
Jericho Project Celebrates Tori Lyon’s 25 Years of Leadership
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
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Guest Speaker Announcement
We are excited to announce that we secured Natalie Pasquarella as our Virtual Gala Emcee! Natalie anchors NBC 4 New York’s 4 p.m., 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. daily newscasts. She also contributes to I-Team investigations throughout the Tri-State area. Keep an eye out for our next guest speaker announcement!
After a four and a half year run in Disney’s hit Aladdin, Nathan is appearing as Andrew Morton and in the Ensemble of the brand new musical DIANA. A B.F.A. Musical Theatre graduate from Penn State University, Nathan has worked in the entertainment business for the past ten years. Breakout shows include Rogers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella, A Chorus Line, The Man of La Mancha, and The Last Word. Alongside his theatrical success, Nathan recently released his debut album “Nathan Lucrezio Covers Vol. 1” next to two Christmas Singles and the popular Waving Through a Window Medley. He is a Champion Irish Dancer, and has appeared in popular television shows such as SMASH, and First Wives Club. Favorite concert venues to perform at are Feinstein’s 54 Below, and Broadway at W.
We will also have a gut-wrenching stand-up comedy set by Usama Siddiquee a Bengali-American stand-up comedian and actor based in New York. He most recently was featured on the 2020 season of America’s Got Talent. He traveled to Montreal as one of the New Faces at Just For Laughs in 2018. Shortly after he was passed at the world famous Comedy Cellar in New York. He made his standup television debut on BET’s 50 Central. He has been featured on Showtime’s Desus and Mero, MTV’s News, and Bravo’s Cash Cab. He was a finalist for the 2017 NY’s Funniest Competition at Caroline’s; a finalist in the 2017 NBC Standup Competition; 1st place winner of the 2016 Laughing Devil Cup Comedy Festival in New York; the 1st place winner of the 2015 Yonkers Comedy Festival as well as the 1st place winner of the 2015 Make Me Laugh Albany Comedy Festival. Usama has also featured on videos for NBC, Buzzfeed, Refinery29, The Scene, Mic.com, FusionTV, and Huffington Post.
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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.
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
Day of Action 2018
BLACKROCK • VIDERI • GIBSON, DUNN & CRUTCHER • HOGAN LOVELLS • CRAVATH, SWAINE & MOORE • MICATO SAFARIS • WELLS FARGO
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.