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!
Participating in a JA Bowl-A-Thon is a great way for companies and individuals to support students in their community, while also having fun with colleagues, friends, and family.
Leadership Awards Gala
The JA New York Leadership Awards Gala is our signature fundraising event held in Manhattan's Gotham Hall each November. This year we are proud to honor Richard Edelman, President and CEO of Edelman, along with our 2017 Student of the Year, Muhammad Usman Ghani.
TCS NYC Marathon
JA New York is proud to be an Official Charity Partner of the 2017 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.
Play 4 JA
If your organization would like to host a fun event or activity, let us plan it for you! Choose super fun activities from Bowling to Happy Hour events!
Lower Hudson Valley Champions Dinner
The JA New York Lower Hudson Valley Champions Dinner is our signature fundraising event in the Lower Hudson Valley. In 2017, we were proud to honor SVP and Controller of PepsiCo. Inc., and JA New York Board Member, Marie Gallagher.
Golf Classic at Westchester Country Club
JA New York's annual Golf Classic 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.
Golf Classic at Leewood Golf Club
Finish your summer with a round of golf at the Leewood Golf Club in Eastchester, NY. This 18-hole gem opened in 1922 and was designed by famed golf course architect, Devereaux Emmet. Leewood's rich history includes some of our state's most esteemed athletes, including New York Yankee slugger Babe Ruth. This event is perfect for customer positioning, team recognition, or a leisurely day on the course!
"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."