Recap of Past Annual Events, Awards, and Honorees
The VIP Community Services team participated in this year’s National Night Out, which enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a true sense of community. Thank you to everyone that participated in this amazing event!
On Staurday, July 17, 2021, VIP Community Services and mural artist Tova Snyder were joined by members of the community in tribute to”Celebrating Community in Healthy Ways”. It was a day of fun, music, games, refreshments, and painting as we helped beautify The Bronx .
45th Anniversary Gala
VIP’s 45th Anniversary Gala was an evening to remember! We gathered on October 16, 2019 at Marina Del Rey for cocktails, dinner, and conversation. It was our honor to recognize these leaders for their commitment to improving the lives of New Yorkers:
Dave A. Chokshi, MD, MSc, FACP
COMMUNITY BUILDER AWARD
Priyank Patel, PharmD
POLITICAL IMPACT AWARD
Senator Gustavo Rivera (NY Senate District 33)
Hope on the Hudson
Our 2018 Hope on the Hudson fundraiser was held aboard the S.S. Hudson on September 12, and it was a huge success! Guests enjoyed a festive evening cruising the Hudson River while taking in sights of the Manhattan skyline and Statue of Liberty. Most importantly, client testimonials were offered by past clients who benefitted from the excellent care VIP provides to those who need it most.
It was our honor to recognize:
Rachel Kohler of NowPow
Irene Kaufmann of the Bronx Partnership for Healthy Communities
Hope on the Hudson
Our 2017 “Hope on the Hudson” fundraiser was a huge success! A great crowd enjoyed a festive evening cruising the Hudson River aboard the S.S. Duchess. It was our honor to recognize Dan P. McCarthy, Former COO of healthfirst and a Bronx native, for his dedication and service to the community.