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2014 Holiday Appeal

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December 31st, 2014


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   2014 Holiday Appeal

       to Our Supporters

New Alternatives is a grassroots, 99% volunteer organization that operates on a skeletal budget of less than $135,000 per year, without any federal aid. We rely on the efforts of a single full-time staff member and over 300 volunteers. Our funding sources are entirely small private grants, and the contributions of individuals like you; people who care about homeless LGBT youth. This year, one of our grants was unexpectedly reduced, leaving us with a year-end short-fall of $20,000.

We added new services at New Alternatives this year, including on-site HIV/STD testing provided by our partner Project Stay, and an on-site health insurance enroller to ensure that all of our youth have access to healthcare.

I know you get a lot of appeals this time of year from many worthy organizations, but keep in mind that when you give to New Alternatives, you are directly funding services for homeless LGBT youth and young adults – not overpaid administrators or hefty overhead costs.

Please consider making a tax-deductible donation to New Alternatives either by clicking on the donate button at the top of this page, or by check payable to “New Alternatives” and mailed to: 83 Christopher St, NYC NY 10014.

Thank you,
Kate Barnhart
Director



Be a Gay Santa!!!!

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December 23rd, 2014


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NYU Benefit at Stonewall Inn for New Alternatives

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December 5th, 2014


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Sue & Edd’s Fabulous Christmas!!!

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December 4th, 2014


Sue & Edd Christmas

 

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Ally Coalition Talent Show Fundraiser

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December 2nd, 2014


Proceeds to benefit New Alternatives!!!

Uncivil Union

VIP Tickets include:
Early entry
Open Bar
Meet and Greet
Best Seats

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New Alternatives Annual Winter Clothing Drive

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November 16th, 2014


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The LGBT Homeless Youth at New Alternatives will be warm during the cold weather this week thanks to our annual clothing drive!



Uncivil Union Benefit

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November 7th, 2014


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 UNCIVIL UNION: A BENEFIT CONCERT FOR THE ALLY COALITION AND NEW ALTERNATIVES FEATURING JAMES ADOMIAN, CAMERON ESPOSITO, REGGIE WATTS, JIM GAFFIGAN, AND ELIOT GLAZER

FRI, NOVEMBER 7, 2014
The Bell House
149 7th Street, Brooklyn NY 11215
Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm
PHONE: 718-643-6510
$25.00 – $98.00
Purchase tickets:
http://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/696149

UNCIVIL UNION will take place on November 7th, 2014 at The Bell House during the NEW YORK COMEDY FESTIVAL. UNCIVIL UNION will bring together the artistic community to raise awareness and funds to end discrimination against LGBTQ people. Headlined by James Adomian and Cameron Esposito, the NY Comedy Festival event will feature stand-up comedy, music, special guests and opportunities for fans to engage in this important cause. THE ALLY COALITION was created by GRAMMY-winning band FUN. and designer Rachel Antonoff whose mission is to inspire people to take action for LGBTQ through education, awareness and advocacy.



Fall Party

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October 16th, 2014


Fall Party

 You are invited to our upcoming reception on Thursday, October 16 at 6:30 PM!

The event will feature a performance by Dave Tony, a former homeless LGBT youth who has become a professional singer. The keynote speaker will be Destiny James, a New Alternatives client, discussing her path from homelessness to college. We will also be serving hors d’oeuvres and refreshments! Please stop by, learn more about ways to help and mingle with great people!

RSVP by Monday, October 13 at RSVP@newalternativesnyc.org and please share the invitation with your friends and network! And don’t forget to visit our website http://www.newalternativesnyc.org/ to learn about our work and donate. You can also find us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/NewAlternatives and Twitter https://twitter.com/NewAlternatives !

We look forward to seeing you on October 16!

 



GOT PRIDE? Here’s a great way to show it!

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August 1st, 2014


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TO BECOME A MONTHLY SUSTAINER OR TO MAKE AN EXTRA GIFT IN HONOR OF PRIDE MONTH, PLEASE CLICK HERE:
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VOICES Concert @ Joe’s Pub! A Star-Studded Group to Benefit New Alternatives!

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June 30th, 2014


new joes art Hosted by Jene Hernandez (Soul/R&B Artist, Songwriter, Actress – Conviction, Cash Flow, Tio Papi) with musical direction by Nate Buccieri, Voices for Homeless LGBTQ Youth brings together a star-studded group for one night to benefit the vital youth organization New Alternatives.

The evening will feature appearances and performances by:

Andrea McArdle (Broadway’s Original Annie, Les Miserables, Jerry’s Girls, Beauty and the Beast)
Ann Hampton Calloway (Platinum Award-winning & Tony Award-nominated songwriter/singer/actress)
DIVA, presented by Marty Thomas (Wicked, Xanadu, The Secret Garden), featuring Kelly King (Michael Bolton, Babyface), Alexa Green (Wicked), Marissa Rosen (My Big Gay Italian Wedding)
E.Cornelius Clayton (Wonderland, Beautiful)
Anne Steele (MAC & Bistro Awards-winning artist)
Bridget Everett (At Least Its Pink, Inside Amy Schumer, Our Hit Parade)
Jene Hernandez
Fatima Ptacek (Curfew, Dora the Explorer, Tio Papi)
Jeremy Abram (Louis Armstrong: Jazz Ambassador, Love Blactually, Out of the Game)
Shakina Nayfack (One Woman Show)
** Talent subject to change and additional artists will be added as confirmed

TO PURCHASE TICKETS, PLEASE VISIT: WWW.JOESPUB.COM

$30.00 to $40.00 — Reserved Seat  (also, $12 food or 2 drink minimum)

$100.00 —  Reserved Booth Seat & VIP Reception (also, $12 food or 2 drink minimum)

**Fair market value of ticket is $20, the remainder is tax deductible.**

VIP Reception:   6:00PM-6:30PM

Doors Open:   6:30PM        

Show Starts:   7:00PM

To purchase door prize tickets, make a donation
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($10/3 tickets, $20/8 tickets, $100/50 tickets) on the New Alternatives site here, and be sure to enter “Door Prize” in the Special Instructions section (click on “+” next to “Add special instructions or message”). Additional tickets will be sold at the door, where you will be able to pick up your pre-purchased door prize tickets as well.

For further information, jeremy@newalternativesnyc.org or call 917-991-5975.








Mission Statement

Created in 2008, the mission of New Alternatives is to increase the self-sufficiency of homeless LGBT youth and to enable them to transition out of the shelter system and into stable adult lives. We do this by providing case management, education services, life skills training, community-building recreational activities, opportunities for self-expression, and support services for HIV+ youth. Our guiding principles are those of harm reduction, youth development, and empowerment.


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Upcoming Events

  1. Be a Gay Santa!!!!

    December 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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    December 31 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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