Charlie Sheen Joins Community Heroes and Activists at Harlem United's Inaugural Boulevard Bash

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Gala to be held on Tuesday April 19, 2016 at Riverside Church in New York

Harlem United Boulevard Bash

“Harlem United really sells itself,” said Charlie Sheen of the work Harlem United has achieved. “I’m honored to be recognized by an organization doing such tremendous and life-saving work."

On the evening of April 19, at The Riverside Church in New York, Harlem United will host a Boulevard Bash. This exceptional event will feature actor/advocate Charlie Sheen receiving the 2016 Harlem United Outstanding Service Award for his HIV awareness work. He joins host Carmen Carrera, actress, model, activist and television personality, to honor entertainment guru Bevy Smith, Host on BET, BRAVO TV, and “BEVELATIONS” on Radio Andy Sirius XM, and, Patrick McGovern, Senior Director of Government Affairs, Gilead Sciences. The Boulevard Bash program will highlight Harlem United’s 28 years of impact and commitment to quality comprehensive health care for underserved communities in Harlem and beyond.

“Harlem United really sells itself,” said Charlie Sheen of the work Harlem United has achieved. “I’m honored to be recognized by an organization doing such tremendous and life-saving work."

Host Carmen Carrera, a longtime friend of the Harlem United family, said, “Come join us! You’ll be just as impressed as I’ve been to meet the real heroes of the movement—the Harlem United clients and their families.”

Jacquelyn Kilmer, Harlem United’s CEO, is looking forward to celebrating the clients, investors, staff, and the legacy of the organization’s transformative work, with such an impressive group of friends and supporters: “Harlem United has been at the forefront of comprehensive care for families at risk for or affected by HIV, homelessness, substance use, and mental illness for 28 years. Boulevard Bash celebrates building on this legacy with expanded services and more people served. It's fantastic to see everybody come out on behalf of the more than 16,000 clients we serve each year.”

The Boulevard Bash will be co-chaired by Scott Fein, Senior Vice President, BioReference Laboratories, and Doug Wirth, President & CEO, Amida Care.

Details Summary: Harlem United’s Boulevard Bash, its inaugural fundraising event, is Tuesday, April 19, 2016, 6:30–9:30 p.m. at the Assembly Hall at The Riverside Church, 490 Riverside Drive, New York City.

  • Hosted by Carmen Carrera
  • Honoring Bevy Smith and Patrick McGovern
  • 2016 Harlem United Outstanding Service Award to Charlie Sheen

About Harlem United
Harlem United has been providing hope, health & healing to New Yorkers for over 28 years. Founded in 1988 to address the HIV epidemic, Harlem United is a dynamic community-based organization devoted to improving well-being and diminishing social inequality by providing neighborhood-based health care, supportive housing and responsive human service—regardless of race, socio-economic status, gender identity or sexual orientation. http://www.harlemunited.org

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