Groundwork Elizabeth's Winter-Green Gala celebrates a broad assortment of community and business leaders who support building a sustainable community with environmental improvements, volunteer and community service, urban agriculture and advocacy, fostering a better quality of life where we work.
ALL funds will support programs designed to:
Join media personality Cara Di Falco, of Cara’s Cucina, NY Fox 5 and 1010 WINS for an evening featuring cocktails, dinner, music, silent auction items, entertainment and updates of our programs, as we work with the public and private sectors and the community at large to "Change Places and Change Lives“.
2020 Winter-Green Gala Honorees
Union County Spirit of Community Award
Alexander Mirabella, Chairman, Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders
Union County Champion of Health
Gary S. Horan, FACHE President/CEO,
Trinitas Health & Regional Medical Center
Outstanding Youth Champion
Sal Garcia, Principal, Develop MAS
City of Elizabeth Spirit of Community Award
Kevin Kiniery, City Council President, City of Elizabeth
Outstanding Conservation Partner
Carmen Rivera, Vice President, Market Manager,
Spencer Savings Bank
Groundwork Volunteer of the Year
Barbara Field, Director, Corneck Family Foundation. Owner, Magic Fountain
Help to fund programs designed to address a healthier and more equitable environment through the conservation, restoration, and mitigation of challenges to local ecosystems at urban sites in Elizabeth/Union County.
Signed recognition for support of Groundwork Elizabeth MicroFarm and Environmental Center at 740 W. Grand St., or signed recognition at a local Community Garden in agreed location.
Noted benefactor of our youth development program, building skills and uplifting the lives of those from ages 14-24.
Helps fund our green workforce initiative program, developing careers.
Help our community gardens thrive, select one garden for recognition.
General Groundwork Elizabeth support.