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Humanitarian Awards: “An Anniversary Celebration”

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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2021
7:00PM

The Emma L. Bowen Humanitarian Medal is presented to individuals who provide exceptional leadership and unfailing dedication to communities and individuals in need.

Their efforts on the behalf of others epitomize the legacy of our founder, the late Mrs. Emma L. Bowen. Previous honorees include Tony Award winning choreographer Bill T. Jones, NBC New York Meteorologist Janice Huff, New York City Mayor David Dinkins, Congressman Charles Rangel, Businessman and Philanthropist Mark Goldsmith, Opioid Specialist Dr. Melissa Freeman and the late Percy E. Sutton. The Humanitarian Awards Virtual Gala is an important fundraiser that enables the Bowen Center to continue its life-sustaining services, such as its Therapeutic Preschool, food pantry, social services and mental health services for children and adults alike.

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2021 sponsors

2021 sponsor -- Ponce Bank logo
2021 sponsor -- G&Dem logo
Desire & Co CPAs logo
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2021 Humanitarian Medal Honorees

headshot -- Reverend Al Sharpton

The Reverend Al Sharpton

BIOGRAPHY
headshot -- Cynthia Bissett Germanotta, Born This Way

Cynthia Bissett Germanotta

BIOGRAPHY
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2021 Community Leadership Honoree

The Emma L. Bowen Community Leadership Award is presented to individuals and organizations whose dedication to their community has been invaluable. Recipients lead by example and work towards the betterment of their communities. Previous honorees include NYC Councilmember Mark Levine, Olympic trailblazer Wendy Hilliard, WBLS personality “Doctor” Bob Lee and Board-certified Emergency Medicine physician and healthcare advocate Uché Blackstock, MD.

headshot -- Representative Adriano Espaillat

Congressman Adriano Espaillat

BIOGRAPHY
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Sponsorship Opportunities

$50,000 Platinum

  • Recognition as Chair of Gala Committee
  • (10) virtual gala tickers
  • Premier logo placement on gala webpage, sponsored email blast and social media post
  • Full-screen ad in event slideshow
  • Special recognition during the event

$30,000

  • Recognition as Member of Gala Committee
  • (8) virtual gala tickers
  • Premier logo placement on gala webpage, sponsored email blast and social media post
  • Full-screen ad in event slideshow
  • Special recognition during the event

$10,000

  • Recognition as Member of Gala Committee
  • (5) virtual gala tickers
  • Logo placement on gala webpage, sponsored social media post
  • Half-screen ad in event slideshow
  • Recognition during the event

$5,000

  • Logo placement on gala webpage
  • (4) virtual gala tickets
  • Half-screen ad in event slideshow
  • Recognition during the event
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Digital Ads

$3,000 Patron

  • Three tickets to virtual gala
  • Logo placement on event webpage
  • Yearlong full-screen ad in event slideshow

$2,000 Friend

  • Two tickets to virtual gala
  • Logo placement on event webpage
  • Yearlong half-screen ad in event slideshow

$1,000 Booster

  • Two tickets to virtual gala
  • Logo placement on event webpage
  • Yearlong name listing Booster’s Ad slide

Honoree Celebratory Ads

$500

  • Two tickets to virtual gala
  • Yearlong half-screen ad in event slideshow congratulating an honoree

$250

  • One ticket to virtual gala
  • Yearlong quarter-screen ad in event slideshow congratulating an honoree
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Past Awardees

Humanitarian Award Winner Bill T. Jones

Bill T. Jones

Humanitarian Award Winner Mark L. Goldsmith

Mark L. Goldsmith

Humanitarian Award Winner Janice Huff

Janice Huff

Humanitarian Award Winner David Dinkins

Hon. Mayor David N. Dinkins

Humanitarian Award Winner Uche Blackstock

Uché Blackstock, MD

Humanitarian Award Winner Cynthia DiBartolo

Cynthia DiBartolo

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