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Since 1812

For over two hundred years, the Mission Society of New York City has worked to end multigenerational poverty by building the lifelong educational capacity of New York’s most vulnerable youth and families. Each year, we provide over 5,400 young people and parents with a progressive suite of academic enrichment, college prep, and career readiness programs at our flagship building on Malcolm X Boulevard and 12 public school programs in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and the Bronx. 

To learn more about enrollment, please contact us.

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Let's Celebrate!

You are cordially invited to the Mission Society of New York City

97th Annual Gala

Monday, May 18, 2020

Capitale, New York City

Join us for a dazzling evening celebrating the educational achievements of New York’s most underserved youth. This one-of-a-kind event will include cocktails and a seated dinner, and feature incredible speakers and award-winning talent like past honorees Cicely Tyson, Michael Strahan, Radio One, Diane von Furstenberg, and Whoopi Goldberg.

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Reservations & Information 

For advanced table and ticket purchases, please visit the link above or contact Sara Elghobashy:


T: 212-674-3500, ext. 234
E: events@missionsociety.org

Thank you to our supporters!

The Mission Society of New York City is grateful for the generous support of a community that makes our work possible. 

Honorary Chairs

Stanley & Fiona Drunkenmiller

Katrina Peebles
Stanley Rumbough
Jean Shafiroff