Junior achievement events
JA of New York Events
At JA of New York, we host several events throughout the year to raise money to support our programming. These events also engage the community in our efforts to reach students! Whether you'd like to get involved on an individual level or as a business through event sponsorship, we offer several ways for you to support our work while having a great time! Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to find out how you or your business can participate!
4.01K Race for Financial Fitness
Lace up your running shoes and join the Smarter Tomorrow Foundation and Junior Achievement of New York in the first NYC 4.01K Race for Financial Fitness in support of financial literacy programs that put kids on the right track to financial success and security.
Leadership Awards Gala
The Leadership Awards Gala is Junior Achievement of New York's annual signature fundraising event. In 2019, we were thrilled to honor Gavin O'Connor, Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer, Point72 Asset Management, with the Leadership Award. We also honored Kim Kaupe, Co-Founder, The Superfan Company, with the 2nd annual EY Young Innovator of the Year Award, and introduced the 2019 Student of the Year, Allenia Robinson, Lincoln High School, Yonkers, NY.
TCS NYC Marathon
JA New York is proud to be an Official Charity Partner of the TCS New York City Marathon. This iconic race brings 55,000 runners from around the world each year for a 26.2 mile tour through all five boroughs. Join or support Team JA New York to help us raise much needed funds to benefit the students of NYC, Long Island and the Lower Hudson Valley.
Lower Hudson Valley Champions Dinner
The JA New York Lower Hudson Valley Champions Dinner is our signature fundraising event in the Lower Hudson Valley. This year, we are thrilled to honor Christopher Levendos, Vice President of Network Engineering & Operations at Crown Castle, Inc., and longtime supporter of JA New York and our work in the Lower Hudson Valley.
Golf Classic at Westchester Country Club
Join us at JA New York's annual Golf Classic! This event takes place at the esteemed Westchester Country Club (WCC) in Rye, NY. WCC offers two fine courses designed by US and British Amateur Champion Walter Travis. The hilly, tree-lined courses provide and challenging and memorable round of golf. The day on the course begins with brunch and ends with a cocktail reception and barbeque dinner.
Long Island Golf Classic at Cherry Valley Club
Join us for a wonderful day of golf on Long Island at the Cherry Valley Club! Established in 1916, the Cherry Valley Club is a premier golf destination, complete with a meticulously manicured 18-hole course designed by Devereaux Emmet, exclusive member only amenities, and top notch dining experiences. This event is perfect for customer recognition, team building, or just a great day on the links in support of a terrific cause. There are many opportunities to support this event while upholding the mission of Junior Achievement to inspire, empower, and prepare students to succeed in a global economy.
Lower Hudson Valley Golf Classic at Leewood Golf Club
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"JA activities support our college and career readiness expectations as they bridge connections to real world experiences and professions" – Hazel Cruz, PS 83
"I learned that running a business includes a lot of work! You have to know how to run it, how much to pay your employees and much more." – PS 83
"Guess what? A volunteer from Junior Achievement came to my class! I learned that cities are places to live, eat, work and play." – Justin, PS 83
"Junior Achievement has given me my blueprint for success in college and beyond. JA has allowed me to grow as a student, entrepreneur, and as a future college student." – Kaiyell Pettie
"JA volunteers give children tangible examples of the unlimited opportunities available to them."