Groundwork Elizabeth's 2020 Winter-Green Gala

Wed, Feb 19th 2020 at 6:00 PM EST · By Groundwork Elizabeth
Date & Time
Wed, Feb 19th 2020 at 6:00 PM EST
to
Wed, Feb 19th 2020 at 9:00 PM EST
Location
Hilton Newark Airport
1170 Spring St
Elizabeth NJ, 07201
Event Details

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:

  • 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
  • Create garden spaces
  • Build skills and uplift the lives of those from ages 14-24
  • Develop green workforce careers
  • Help community gardens thrive

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 MirabellaChairman, 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 KinieryCity Council President, City of Elizabeth 

Outstanding Conservation Partner
Carmen RiveraVice President, Market Manager,
Spencer Savings Bank 

Groundwork Volunteer of the Year
Barbara FieldDirector, Corneck Family Foundation. Owner, Magic Fountain

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Gala Guest Ticket

Quantity

$125

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"Climate Safe & Conservation Partner" Sponsor

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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.

  • 10 Tickets to event, can be donated          
  • Signed recognition at event
  • Recognition of your support on the Groundwork website
  • Canoe or kayak trip on the Elizabeth River, with video and press event ties
  • Recognition of your support on Groundwork trailer 
  • Volunteer work day of your choice
  • Guest appearance on “Cara’s Cucina”
  • Groundwork Elizabeth supporter t shirt
Quantity

$5,000

"MicroFarm & Come Grow With Us" Garden Sponsor

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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.

  • 6 tickets to event, can be donated
  • Signed recognition at dedicated site, with kickoff ceremony
  • Recognition of your support on Groundwork website
  • Groundwork Elizabeth supporter t shirt

Quantity

$2,500

"Youth Program Initiatives: Green Team" Sponsor

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Noted benefactor of our youth development program, building skills and uplifting the lives of those from ages 14-24.

  • 4 tickets to event, can be donated
  • Signed recognition at event and on Green Team literature
  • Escorted visit to Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge or local National Park with Green Team
  • Recognition of your support on Groundwork website
Quantity

$1,000

"Green Careers & Education" Sponsor

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Helps fund our green workforce initiative program, developing careers.

  • 3 tickets to event, can be donated
  • Signed recognition at event and at a conservation or garden site
  • Recognition of your support on Groundwork website
Quantity

$750

"Garden Level" Sponsor

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Help our community gardens thrive, select one garden for recognition.

  • 2 tickets to event, can be donated
  • Signed recognition at event and at select community garden
  • Recognition of your support on Groundwork website

Quantity

$500

"Groundwork Friend of the Environment" Sponsor

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General Groundwork Elizabeth support.

  • 1 ticket to event, can be donated 
  • Signed recognition at event
  • Recognition of your support on Groundwork website

Quantity

$250

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