Young Professionals Supporting At-Risk Youth

Our 3rd annual Connect 4 A Cause Gala was a success!! With your help we raised almost $20,000 for kids! Visit our Events Page to see more.

The CVLC in the Press. Our work has recently been mentioned in a few articles. Click below to see what we’ve been up to.
Younger Generation Invigorates Outreach
Kids from Children’s Village Attend their first Jets Game
Featured in the Alliance for Children and Families Magazine

Who We Are: We are young professionals working in the greater NYC area interested in supporting at-risk youth in the pursuit of success. While we grow and advance in our careers we want to make a difference in the lives of children and families through our time and resources. The Leadership Council is an opportunity to expand our networks and experiences all while touching the lives of those who need it most.

Mission Statement: To serve as a fundraising and volunteer group that targets specific areas of need for the children and families of The Children’s Village (CV).The Council works to finance projects and to organize hands-on volunteer events, thereby filling the need for additional funds and for committed individuals that make a significant impact. In doing so, we promote CV and its greater mission of helping struggling children and their families in becoming productive, independent citizens.

How Leadership Council Members Contribute:

  • Attend 4 business meetings per year
  • Participate in 4 annual Volunteer and/or Fundraising Events
  • Contribute to an annual fundraising campaign of $30,000
  • Hold an officer position or serve on a subcommittee

Recent Leadership Council Projects:

  •  Back-to-School fundraiser to purchase 200 backpacks for low-income children
  • Sponsoring the Christmas Wishes of 16 boys from Butler Cottage
  •  Serving Thanksgiving Dinner to 400 residents of a Public Housing Project
  • Taking on CV’s boys for a day of softball & BBQ

Get Involved
To support the Leadership Council’s work throughout the year you can make a secure donation via PayPal using the button below. For information on giving see our donations page. If you’re interested in getting involved contact Membership Co-Chair, Adrienne Serrato.