4th Annual Casino Night Draws Support for Military Families in New York City Region

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Annual event benefits nonprofit Hope For The Warriors®

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Casino Night has always been a great opportunity for local supporters to come together to build the New York City military community.

Hope For The Warriors® and American Legion Post 754 hosted the 4th Annual Casino Night at the New York Athletic Club on April 21, 2015. All proceeds from the event benefit Hope For The Warriors®, a national nonprofit dedicated to restoring a sense of self, restoring the family unit, and restoring hope for our service members and our military families.

Casino Night 2015 raised over $38K to support local and nationwide military families. The Barry Fixler Foundation/Semper Cool (fixlerfoundation.org) and Plaza Construction (plazaconstruction.com) sponsored $10K and $5K, respectively, for the event.

Nearly 200 people enjoyed a night of table games, silent auctions, and inspiring speeches by local veterans. Sponsor Barry Fixler of The Barry Fixler Foundation /Semper Cool and Staff Sgt. Michael Kacer, USA (Ret.) spoke on the importance of supporting military families and the challenges they face. Casino Night is one of several events in the greater New York City region this summer supporting service members and Hope For The Warriors®.

“Casino Night has always been a great opportunity for local supporters to come together to build the New York City military community,” said Robin Kelleher, Hope For The Warriors® President. “We thank the event’s sponsors, attendees, and community for their dedication to improving the lives of service members and military families.”


Hope For The Warriors® Mission Statement:
We believe those touched by military service can succeed at home by restoring their sense of self, family, and hope. Nationally, Hope For The Warriors® provides comprehensive support programs for service members, veterans, and military families that are focused on transition, health and wellness, peer engagement, and connections to community resources.

Hope For The Warriors® has earned a Four-Star Rating from Charity Navigator (http://www.charitynavigator.org) for four consecutive years. Charity Navigator is an independent organization that evaluates fiscal responsibility and accountability of nonprofits.

Hope For The Warriors® (Federal Tax ID 20-5182295) is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charity as defined in sections 509(A)(1) and 170(B)(1)(A)(VI) of the Internal Revenue Code. Combined Federal Campaign, CFC #27800.

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